• Polk County's Youth Fair teaches the importance of agriculture. Image
    Polk County's Youth Fair teaches the importance of agriculture.
  • Polk County firefighters get out in their communities to raise awareness. Image
    Polk County firefighters get out in their communities to raise awareness.
  • Polk's History Center is housed in Bartow's historic courthouse. Image
    Polk's History Center is housed in Bartow's historic courthouse.
  • Bok Tower in Lake Wales is a popular and historic attraction. Image
    Bok Tower in Lake Wales is a popular and historic attraction.
  • Roseate spoonbills congregate to feed at Circle B Bar Reserve. Image
    Roseate spoonbills congregate to feed at Circle B Bar Reserve.
  • The Peace River was once the lifeblood of Polk's early settlers. Image
    The Peace River was once the lifeblood of Polk's early settlers.
  • Homeland Heritage Park showcases Polk County's history. Image
    Homeland Heritage Park showcases Polk County's history.
  • The new Bone Valley ATV Park offers rugged outdoor adventure. Image
    The new Bone Valley ATV Park offers rugged outdoor adventure.
  • SUMICA was once a turpentine mill town east of Lake Wales. Image
    SUMICA was once a turpentine mill town east of Lake Wales.
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  • Boil Water Notice Rescinded

    Polk County Utilities has rescinded the Precautionary Boil Water notice that was issued Friday, May 26, 2017 for the Utilities’ southwest region. Customers may now safely use tap water for drinking and cooking.  [...]

  • Polk County Utilities issues Precautionary Boil Water Notice
    posted on 5/26/2017

    POLK COUNTY UTILITIES has issued a Department of Health required PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE due to a loss of pressure. This affects approximately 5218 service connections. This notice is for customers located in subdivisions and places of business on C.R. 540A from S. Florida Ave. to [...]

  • Ryan Taylor Appointed Assistant County Manager
    posted on 5/12/2017

    Bartow, Fla. (May 10, 2017) — County Manager Jim Freeman today announced the appointment of Ryan J. Taylor to the position of assistant county manager, pending confirmation by the Board of County Commissioners. During his career in public service, Taylor served as City Manager of Davenp [...]

  • Indigent Health Care Program Seeks Proposal Applicants
    posted on 5/4/2017

        Bartow, Fla. (May 5, 2017) —  Polk County, through its Health and Human Services Division, Indigent Health Care program, is accepting proposals from organizations desiring to provide health care services and/or coordination of services to qualified residents as defined in F.S.212.055 who a [...]

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