Polk County Georgia

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Always working hard for you

A ground breaking ceremony was held June 25 at the Polk County Airport to mark the beginning of Construction on our runway extension project. Commissioner Jennifer Hulsey, State representative Trey Kelley, and Carol Comer, Director of Intermodal for the Georgia Dept of Transportation all spoke to the significant positive economic of impacts that the runway extension will provide to Polk County. The project will add 1000 ft to the overall length bringing it to a total length of 5006 ft and will take approximately a year and a half to complete.

Notice Board


    Your locally elected officials (mayors and county commissioners) of Northwest Georgia are required, by state law, to update and create a five-year plan for the region. The Northwest Georgia Regional Council, made up of the region's locally elected officials, is responsible forgathering feedback from the public in order to create a plan that addresses the region's top priorities. By taking this brief survey you can give your community's leaders the input they need to determine the region's needs and how to best address those needs.

    Please click this link to share your important feedback.  Take the Survey!

Employee of the Month

  • July 2019
    We are pleased to announce Mrs. Sheena Presley Polk County Employee of the Month for July 2019.

    Sheena is the first face you see when you enter the main office.  She is always smiling and helpful.  HR Director Patricia Fletcher says "Sheena is an outstanding employee who goes out of her way to help our employees and her coworkers in any way she can. Sheena is a great asset to Polk County and the Human Resources Department."

    We are very proud to recognize Mrs. Sheena Presley Employee of the Month for July 2019!


  • Years of Service Recognition



    Left to Right:  Jason Winkles, 5 Years Of Service; Max Moss, 20 Years of Service; Parke Quillian; 5 Years of Service;  Kenneth Hulsey, 5 Years of Service; Forrest Hamilton, 5 Years of Service; Vonnie Gaut, 5 Years of Service; Michelle Short, 5 Years of Service



  • Citizens Helping Citizens


     Chairman Jennifer Hulsey recognizes Cedartown Home Depot Employees for giving back to the citizens of Polk County.

Splost Projects: Past and Future

Click to see both Past and Future SPLOST Projects!
Polk Splost

Polk County Residents can be notified within minutes of a National Weather Service warning, issued for the following local weather events: 

  • Severe thunderstorms
  • Flash floods
  • Tornados

To receive these notifications, however, you must take a few moments to register an account on the Code Red website (clicking on the link or the Weather Warning icon will open up a new web browser window).

You may also download the CodeRED Mobile Alert app by clicking on the image below:

Polk County Board of Commissioners

  • August Board Of Commissioner's Meetings

    Monday August 5th, 2019 Work Session 5:15 p.m.
    Tuesday August 6th, 2019 Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.

  • Current Board of Commissioner's Agenda
    Deadline for adding items to the Agenda is 12:00 noon on Tuesday before the work session and regular meeting.


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Polk County
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Authorization Date 02/15/11