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History of Polk County

Polk County, created on December 20, 1851, by¬†a¬†legislative act and also named for President James K. Polk, lies in the Coosa Valley location of Northwest Georgia. Before the 1830’s, legend has it the location was treasured by both the Creek and Cherokee Indian camps due to a big, organic sedimentary rock spring, known as the Big Spring, so ownership was