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Time Zone: Polk County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Livingston is the Seat for Polk County.

Polk County was founded in 1846 and was created by taking area from LibertyCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Polk had a population of 46,530 people. This is an increase of 13.12% since the last Census (which gave a population of 41,133 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Polk represented 0.2% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 67th most populous county (out of 254 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201045,413+10.41%-2.4% since 2009
200946,530+13.12%-0.16% since 2008
200846,604+13.3%+0.3% since 2007
200041,133The Last Census

More information can be found on the Polk County Census Page for Polk County.


Below are some of the communities located in Polk County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Polk County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Livingston   6,1555,43313.29% increase  
Corrigan   1,8731,7218.83% increase  
Onalaska   1,4511,17423.59% increase  
Goodrich   2652439.05% increase  
Seven Oaks   1431319.16% increase  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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