Polk County NC Genealogy

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Polk County Records by City/Town

Columbus Genealogy (41)
Green Creek Genealogy (28)
Green River Genealogy (24)
Mill Spring Genealogy (78)

Saluda Genealogy (33)
Sandy Plains Genealogy (24)
Tryon Genealogy (59)

Overview of Polk County Records

  • Polk County was created in 1855 from Henderson and Rutherford counties.
  • Copies of birth and death certificates for 1916 and later can be obtained from the North Carolina Vital Records Office.
  • The Polk County Clerk Superior Court has divorce records starting in 1932, court records starting in 1872, and probate records starting in 1872.
  • The Polk County Register of Deeds has marriage records starting in 1855 and land records starting in 1830.
  • Online indexes and images of many of the above records can be found by using the links on this site.