• National Human Trafficking Resource Center
    Are you or someone you know being sold for sex or made/forced to work for little or no pay and cannot leave?  Click link above to find out more.
  • Landfill Comments and Questions
    Click on the link above to complete a form for a complaint about the landfill.
  • Notice of Road Closure

    A Norfolk Southern gang will be working on railroad crossings throughout Polk County, Georgia beginning Monday April 23rd.   RoadSafe Rail & Utilities provides traffic control for the railroad.  The following roads will need to be closed and all traffic detoured while the rail work is going on. See affected crossings below:


    ·         BRASWELL RD, ROCKMART / CR 22 / MP 104.30 / POLK COUNTY

    ·         MARBLE ST, ROCKMART / CR 689 / MP 101.80 / POLK COUNTY


    ·         LONG STATION RD, ARAGON / CR 291 / MP 97.90 / POLK COUNTY

    ·         ROME RD, ARAGON / CR 31 / MP 96.30 / MP 96.30 / POLK COUNTY

    ·         ROCKMART RD, ARAGON / CR 59 / MP 93.80 / POLK COUNTY


    Click here to see detour routes.


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).

Employee of the Month

  • May 2018



    Deputy Jason Sullivan of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office has been named Employee of the Month for May 2018.

    He has been a resident in Polk County since 1991 and is a proud graduate of Rockmart High School Class of 1995.  Sheriff Johnny Moats says, “Jason is always at work on time, never complains, and is always ready to help out wherever needed.”   

    Sullivan has a lengthy resume of public service.  He began his career with the Polk County Police Department in 2000, and then transitioned to the Sheriff’s Office in 2004.


    He has been dutifully serving and insuring public safety at the courthouses since 2006.  Sheriff Moats comments that “Jason is always smiling and anxious to help the public.”


    Congratulations Deputy Jason Sullivan Employee of the Month May 2018!


  • Years of Service Recognition


    From left to right:  James Moody – 5 Years of Service, Carolyn Elliott – 20 Years of Service, Brian McCray – 10 Years of Service, Andy Anderson – 10 Years of Service

Polk County Board of Commissioners 2018

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