Polk County, Nebraska Basics:

Polk County Nebraska - Government Site

Population: 5,299
Area: 438 square miles
County seat: Osceola
Area code(s) in use: 402
Time zone: CST
High school graduate or higher: 92.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
Median household income: $52,012
Persons in poverty: 7.6%
Home ownership rate: 73.9%
Mean travel time to work: 19.5 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Butler  Hamilton  Merrick  Platte  Seward  York  

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Map of the Polk County area

Our detail map of Polk County shows the Polk County, Nebraska boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Polk County, Nebraska

  Airports     show all on map

Moab Heliport, Stromsburg Municipal Airport

  Buildings     show all on map

Osceola Public Library, Osceola Volunteer Fire and Rescue, Polk County Courthouse, Polk County Sheriff's Office, Polk Fire and Rescue, Polk Public Library, Shelby Public Library, Shelby Volunteer Fire and Rescue, Stromsburg Police Department, Stromsburg Public Library, Stromsburg Volunteer Fire and Rescue

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Beulah Cemetery, Blue Ridge Cemetery, Graceland Cemetery, Hoffer Cemetery, Laclede Cemetery, Polk Cemetery, Stromsburg Cemetery, Thelen Cemetery, Wesley Chapel Cemetery

  Churches     show all on map

Calvary Lutheran Church, Evangelical Covenant Church, Evangelical Free Church, Evangelical Free Church of America, Fairview Church, First Baptist Church, Living Word Church, Osceola Lutheran Church, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Saint Andrews Church, Saint Johns Church, Saint Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church, Salem Lutheran Church, Stromsburg Baptist Church, Swede Plain Church, Swedish Lutheran Church, Trinity Lutheran Church, United Methodist Church, United Methodist Church, United Methodist Church, United Methodist Church, Valley Church, Wayland Church

  Dams     show all on map

Anderson Dam, Berck Detention Dam 1-C, Buchta Dam, Burritt Dam, Clear Creek Dam, Coover Dam, Detention Dam 1-A, Dickson Dam, Dittmer Dam, Don Alt Dam, Grade Stabilization Dam 1-1, Hopwood Dam, Kaczor Detention Dam 1-B, Mentink Dam, Mentink Dam, Messing-Scow Dam, Miller Dam, Monson Dam, Norman Leach Dam, Olson Dam, Perry Dam, Peterson Multi Purpose Dam, Ransom Dam, Ransom Dam, Rosenquist Dam, Scow Detention Dam, Stevens Dam, Thelen Dam, Torell Dam

  Hospitals     show all on map

Annie Jeffrey Family Medicine, Annie Jeffrey Memorial County Health Center, Midwest Covenant Home, Osceola Good Samaritan Center, Pioneer Mental Health Center, Pleasant View Retirement Village, Prairie Creek Family Medicine, Shelby Clinic, Shelby Dental Care Center, Stromsburg Medical Clinic

  Lakes     show all on map

Mentink Reservoir, Norman Leach Reservoir, Ransom Reservoir, Rosenquist Reservoir, Thelen Reservoir, Torell Reservoir

  Locales     show all on map

Buckley Park Campground, Durant, Edna (historical), Farmers Co-op Business Association Elevator, Golden West Feedyards, Husker Co-op Elevator, Osceola, Osceola Drive Inn, Polk, Polk Bible Camp, Polk County Fair Grounds, Ryan Hill Country Club, Security Grain Company Incorporated Elevator, Shelby, Stromsburg, United Co-op Incorporated Elevator, United Co-op Incorporated Elevator

  Parks     show all on map

Buckley Park, Don E Nordberg Field, Osceola and the Early Pioneer: 1867-1967 Historical Marker, The Swede Capital of Nebraska Historical Marker

  Populated Places     show all on map

Durant, Osceola, Polk, Prairie (historical), Shelby, Stromsburg, Swedehome

  Post Offices     show all on map

Belleville Post Office (historical), Beulah Post Office (historical), Conkling Post Office (historical), Economy Post Office (historical), Glade Post Office (historical), Laclede Post Office (historical), Mahlon Post Office (historical), Osceola Post Office, Polk Post Office, Redville Post Office (historical), Rochon Post Office (historical), Shelby Post Office, Stromsburg Post Office, Swedehome Post Office (historical), Thornton Post Office (historical), Wayland Post Office (historical)

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Anderson Reservoir, Berck Reservoir, Buchta Reservoir, Burritt Reservoir, Clear Creek Reservoir, Coover Reservoir, Dickson Reservoir, Dittmer Reservoir, Hopwood Reservoir, Jones Creek Reservoir 1-1, Jones Creek Reservoir 1-A, Kaczor Reservoir 1-B, Mentink Reservoir, Messing-Scow Reservoir, Miller Reservoir, Monson Reservoir, Olson Reservoir, Perry Reservoir, Peterson Multi Purpose Reservoir, Ransom Reservoir, Scow Reservoir, Stevens Reservoir

  Schools     show all on map

Osceola Elementary School, Osceola High School, Polk-Hordville High School, Sacred Heart School, School Number 11, School Number 17, School Number 28, School Number 4, School Number 49, School Number 5, School Number 7, School Number 9, Shelby Public Schools, Stromsburg Elementary School, Stromsburg High School

  Streams     show all on map

Davis Creek, Prairie Creek, Prairie Creek, South Channel Platte River

  Trails     show all on map

Stromsburg Trail,

Polk County, Nebraska Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhitePolk County White population 5,1985,198  
MixedPolk County Mixed population 5858
BlackPolk County Black population 1615
American IndianPolk County American Indian population 1110
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderPolk County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 55

Additional population tables :
State population table
Nebraska population by county