Polk County, GA

Polk County is a county located in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 41,475. The county seat is Cedartown. The county was created on December 20, 1851 by an act of the Georgia General Assembly and named after James K. Polk, the eleventh President of the United States.

Polk County comprises the Cedartown, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Atlanta-Athens-Clarke County-Sandy Springs, GA Combined Statistical Area

Polk County utilizes Redmond Regional Medical Center to provide Advanced Life Support EMS.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 312 square miles (810 km2), of which 310 square miles (800 km2) is land and 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2) (0.6%) is water.

Most of eastern Polk County, centered on Rockmart, is located in the Etowah River sub-basin of the ACT River Basin (Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa River Basin), while most of western Polk County, centered on Cedartown, is located in the Upper Coosa River sub-basin of the same ACT River Basin. Small slivers of the southern edges of the county are located in the Upper Tallapoosa River sub-basin of the same larger ACT River Basin.School

Schools

  1. Cedartown High School

Cedartown,GA  High School       09-12   

  1. Cedartown Middle School

Cedartown,GA  Middle School   06-08   

  1. Van Wert Elementary School

Rockmart,GA    Elementary School          PK-05  

  1. Rockmart High School

Rockmart,GA    High School       09-12   

  1. Rockmart Middle School

Rockmart,GA    Middle School   06-08   

  1. Eastside Elementary School

Rockmart,GA    Elementary School          KG-05  

  1. Westside Elementary School

Cedartown,GA  Elementary School          PK-05  

  1. Cherokee Elementary School

Cedartown,GA  Elementary School          PK-05  

  1. Northside Elementary School

Cedartown,GA  Elementary School          PK-05  

  1. Harpst Academy

Cedartown, GA  Other School      03-11    

 

About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Great schools
Great for retirees
Car is needed
Easy commutes
Parking is easy
Yards are well-kept
Great hospitals
Parks and playgrounds
Lots of wildlife
It's quiet
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Golfing
Walking / Hiking trails
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Last updated on Jan 27, 2021 10:40:am.