• 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).

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

Employee of the Month

  • July 2018


    Ms. Sherry Reed has been named Polk County Employee of the month for July 2018.


    Ms. Reed is a lifetime resident of Polk County, and a proud graduate of Cedartown High School Class of 1995.  She attended American Intercontinental University and received her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. She began her career with the Polk County Sherriff’s Office in 2001.


    She began working in the jail and other positions before moving to administration.  She is Administrative Assistant for Colonel Al Sharp, Chief Jailer.  Ms. Reed is the GCIC TAC officer at the Polk County Sherriff’s Office and she maintains records for training and compliance with the state.


    We are very proud to recognize Ms. Sherry Reed Employee of the Month for July 2018!


  • Years of Service Recognition


    Pictured Left to Right: 

    Lee Hooper  -- 5  Years Of Service, Perry Williams -- 20 Years Of Service, Lisa Hooper -- 30 Years Of Service, Barry Henderson -- 10 Years Of Service, Dawn Turner -- 40 Years Of Service, Muriel Dulaney -- 20 Years Of Service, Kiki Evans -- 20 Years Of Service, Brandy Brady -- 10 Years Of Service

Polk County Board of Commissioners 2018

*** 2017 Millage Rate Notices ***

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