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Welcome to Polk ...
The location of Polk has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Polk has a population of 768 people<3> (see below for details).
Polk is 1,050 feet [320 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Polk lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Polk had an population of 768 people. This is a decrease of 5.88% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 25.51% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Polk had a population of 816 people. This makes Polk the county's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 816 people, the population of Polk decreased 20.85% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,031 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Polk.
Communities Also Named Polk ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Polk - they are located in Alabama, California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Polk.
Communities near Polk ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Polk.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Polk. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Polk.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Polk. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Polk.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Polk. See our Newspapers Page for Polk.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Polk ...
Looking for more information about Polk? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Polk, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Polk.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Polk. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Venango County: www.co.venango.pa.us/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 26 Oct 2020