Polk County is located in central Florida and is considered part of the Lakeland Metropolitan Area. According to the U.S. Census bureau it has 1875 square miles of land area. The 2009 Population estimate is 583,403. The county seat is Bartow.
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|Polk County Information |
Visit the Polk County official site for government information such as contact phone numbers, officials, departments, programs, agencies, events, services, employment opportunities, and more.
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|Business Resources |
Explore Polk County Business Resource links and find information and services on building, construction, licenses, permits, inspections, annual bids, and many more
|Business Taxes |
Search the Tax Collector for business tax records. This was formerly know as the Polk County Occupational Tax Account search.
|Businesses- Women & Minority Owned |
Browse the Polk County, Florida Women and Minority Business Enterprise register by category and name to find contact information for local businesses.
|Court - Civil Filings |
Search the Polk County Clerk of Courts for Circuit and County civil court records by party name, case number, or filing date.
|Court Records - Criminal |
Search the Polk County Clerk of Court's criminal records by SSN, or name and date or do a case search by year, sequence and court type.
|Elections - Candidates |
Search the Polk County, Florida Supervisor of Elections' database of past and current candidates by election type/year.
|Land Development |
Search the Polk County online access to Building and Land Development Records.
|Meth Charges |
This listing was created by the Polk County Sheriff's Office to inform the citizens, landlords, and employers of Polk County about the methamphetamine manufacturing charges occurring within Polk County since 2005.
|Missing Persons |
Browse this Polk County Sheriff Department missing person listing to view information including name, photo, DOB, circumstances, date and city of disappearance, physical description and contact person/number.
|Most Wanted |
List of top fugitives listed with the Office of the Sheriff in Polk County, Florida.
In Internet Explorer use this site to check the status of your building permit by permit number.
Search the Polk County, Florida Supervisor of Elections' database of voting precincts by street address.
|Property & GIS |
Provided by: Polk County, Florida Appraiser. Use this interactive mapping service to search by name, parcel number, address, etc. for property information.
|Property - Appraiser |
Search the Florida Polk County Appraiser records for property information and maps by owner name, address, account number, or use the advanced search option.
|Property - Tax Collector |
Search the Tax Collector database for property records in Polk County by account name or account number.
|Recorded Documents |
Search the Polk County Clerk of Courts for Recorded Documents (Official Records - deeds, mortgages, liens, etc.) by name, document type, file number, or book & page.
|Service of Process |
Use this site from the Polk County Sheriff's office to get the current status on a Service of Process, by a Last and First name.
|Tax Deed Sales |
Click on Tax Deeds to search for properties that are available for Tax Deed Sales in Polk County. Search by sale date and/or township/range, or use the interactive map.
|Traffic Tickets |
Use this Florida Clerk of Courts service to search and pay for Polk County traffic tickets.
Search the Polk County, Florida Sheriff's Office database for Active Warrants by name, date of birth, race, and/or gender.