May 2, 2017 - Ankeny Special Election
The Commissioner of Polk County Elections announces a special election to be held May 2, 2017
Public Measures "A & B" for the City of Ankeny in the County of Polk, State of Iowa
Polls will be open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm
Census Population Estimate
March 2017 - The (July 1, 2016) Polk County census population estimate released.
Polk County Population is estimated at 474,045
Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for fiscal year ending June 30, 2016 is now available.
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2017 Polk County Dog License
January 2017 - The Polk County Auditor’s Office issues dog licenses to citizens that live in UNINCORPORATED Polk County. We also issue dog licenses for cities that do not issue licenses per a Polk County ordinance:
Ordinance No. 136
Concerning Licensing of Dogs and Control of Abandoned or At-Lar…
Past Polk County Auditor List
Listing of Polk County Auditor / Polk County Judge
F.B. Burbidge – elected August 1851, died October 1851
Bryon Rice (appointed) - served (1851- 1855) resigned June, 1855
Barlow Granger (appointed) - served (June 19 – August 23, 1855)
Thomas H. Napier - served (1855-1859) …
National Change Of Address
National Change of Address Postcard Mailing FAQs
Getting election mail for someone that no longer resides at your address?
Every year our office compares address changes made by residents to the U.S. Post Office with the Polk County voter registration rolls. This is required by the National Voter…
New Downloads Available
April 2016 - As part of our disaster recovery / business continuity project we now have additional historical maps in .ZIP format available on our website.
Railroad maps (by PLSS townships)
Road maps (by PLSS townships)