County Formed: December 20, 1851
County Seat: Cedartown
Incorporated Cities: Aragon, Cedartown and Rockmart
Total Area: 311.2 square miles
Created from parts of Floyd and Paulding counties, Polk County was named for President James K. Polk.
Cedartown carries the same name as a Creek Indian town previously found in the area. The name comes from the many Red Cedar trees around the county.