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Polk County, North Carolina

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  • Pvt. James Thaddeus Splawn, (CSA) (1840 - 1914)
    Civil War Military Record James T. Splawn Confederacy North Carolina enlisted 6 Oct. 1861 as Private, Co. I, 34th Reg.; transferred on 30 May 1862 to Co. D, 16th Infantry Reg. wounded on 1 July 1863 at...
  • Angeline C. Painter (1846 - 1902)
  • Watson Painter (1847 - 1914)
  • Arminta Mary Turner (1862 - 1903)
  • Colonel Ulysses Doubleday, (USA) (1824 - 1893)
    Ulysses Doubleday (August 31, 1824 – February 11, 1893) was a Union Army colonel during the American Civil War. In 1866 he was nominated and confirmed for appointment to the grade of brevet brigadier...

Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Polk County, North Carolina.

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The county was formed in 1855 and was named for William Polk, a colonel in the American Revolutionary War.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns & Townships

  • Columbus (County Seat)
  • Cooper's Gap
  • Green Creek
  • Saluda
  • Tryon
  • White Oak



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places