• 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

  • June 2018


    Mrs. Kim McBride has been named Employee of the Month for June 2018.

    Mrs. McBride has worked for Polk County for the last 28 years.  She is a lifelong resident of Polk County and a proud graduate of Cedartown High School Class of 1984.


    She has a stellar career of public service to the citizens of Polk County.  Her first job was with the County Drug Task Force as secretary, and then transitioned to a dispatcher at the Police Department prior to the 911 call center.  Mrs. McBride moved to Probate Court as a clerk, and finally finding her dream job in finance and accounting.

    Mrs. Dulaney, Finance Director says, “Mrs. McBride is a dedicated, hardworking team player that enjoys the fast pace and multifaceted challenge of her job; a job that is far reaching beyond basic accounting and finance. “  She is bright and cheerful and always offers a helping hand to anyone who walks in the door.

    We are very proud to recognize Mrs. Kim McBride Employee of the Month for June 2018.


  • Years of Service Recognition


    Pictured Left to Right:  Brittany Garrett -- 10 Years of Service;  Wayne Breeden -- 10 Years of Service; Randy Wells -- 10 Years of Service;  Jeff O’Neal  -- 10 Years of Service;  Phillip Cummings -- 10 Years of Service;  Scott Ford -- 10 Years of Service;  Debra Farmer -- 30 Years of Service;  Jamie Kirby -- 20 Years of Service;  Rachel Haddix -- 5 Years of Service;  Karen Garmon  -- 5 Years of Service;  Kevin Chandler -- 5 Years of Service;  Jeff Fuqua  -- 5 Years of Service.

Polk County Board of Commissioners 2018

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