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Preferred Real Estate Agents in Polk County, Florida
Polk County is located in Central Florida. It includes the cities Auburndale, Babson Park, Bartow, Bowling Green, Bradely Junction, Brewster, Combee Settlement, Crooked Lake Park, Crystal Lake, Cypress Gardens, Davenport, Dundee, Eagle Lake, Fort Meade, Frostproof, Fussels Corner, Gibsonia, Green Pond, Haines City, Highland Park, Highlands City, Hillcrest Heights, Jan Phyl Village, Inwood, Kathleen, Lake Alfred, Lake Hamilton, Lake Wales, Lakeland, Lakeland Highlands, Mulberry, Polk City, Willow Oak, Winter Haven, Wahneta, and Waverley. The county seat is Bartow. It is known for Allen David Broussard Catfish Creek Preserve State Park, Colt Creek State Park, Lake Kissimmee State Park, Lake Wales Ridge State Forest, and Upper Hillsborough.
In 2011 the United States Census reported a population of 609,492 and 281,004 housing units. The homeownership rate from 2006 to 2010 was 72.1% with a median value of $141,900. The average listing price for Polk County is between $135K and $165K.
Polk County was named after James Knox Polk, the 11th President of the United States. The county was established in 1861 on the night before the American Civil War.