Polk County, Iowa Basics:

Polk County Iowa - Government Site

Population: 444,009
Area: 574 square miles
County seat: Des Moines
Area code(s) in use: 515
Time zone: CST
High school graduate or higher: 91.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.3%
Median household income: $58,096
Persons in poverty: 11.3%
Home ownership rate: 69.7%
Mean travel time to work: 18.7 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Boone  Dallas  Jasper  Madison  Marion  Story  Warren  

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Our detail map of Polk County shows the Polk County, Iowa boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Polk County, Iowa

  Airports     show all on map

Ankeny Regional Airport, Day Field, De Louis Field Airport, Des Moines General Hospital Heliport, Des Moines International Airport, Dodge Airport, Farrar Airport, Iowa Lutheran Hospital Life Flight Heliport, Iowa Methodist Medical Center Heliport, Kern Field Airport, Mercy Hospital Medical Center Heliport, Morningstar Field Airport, North Landing Field, North Polk Landing Strip, Todd Field Airport

  Bridges     show all on map

Corydon Bridge (historical), Court Avenue Bridge, Grand Avenue Bridge, Hanley Bridge, Herrold Bridge, Owens Covered Bridge, Southwest Fifth Street Bridge

  Buildings     show all on map

Academic Center, Academic Center, Activities Center, Administration Building, Aliber Hall, Altoona City Fire Department, Altoona City Hall, Altoona City Public Library, Altoona Community Service Campus, Altoona Police Deaprtment, Alumni and Development Center, American Institute of Business Library, American Republic Health Center, Anderson Gallery, Ankeny City Hall, Ankeny Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services, Ankeny Police Department, Athletic Ticket Office, Avalon Theatre (historical), Bell Center, Black Cultural Center, Bondurant City Hall, Bondurant Community Library, Bondurant Fire Department, Camp Dodge Fire Department, Capitol Gateway East Ice Pavilion, Career Center, Carnegie Hall, Carpenter Residence Hall, Cartwright Hall, Central Iowa Regional Library, City of West Des Moines Emergency Medical Services Station 17, City of West Des Moines Emergency Medical Services Station 18, City of West Des Moines Emergency Medical Services Station 21, Classroom Annex, Clive City Hall, Clive Fire Department Station 1, Clive Police Department, Clive Public Library, Cole Hall, Convocation Building, Court Reporting / Continuing Education Classrooms, Cowles Communication Center, Cowles Library, Crawford Residence Hall, Delaware Township Fire Department, Des Moines East Side Library, Des Moines Fire and Rescue Department Station 1, Des Moines Fire and Rescue Department Station 10, Des Moines Fire and Rescue Department Station 2, Des Moines Fire and Rescue Department Station 3, Des Moines Fire and Rescue Department Station 4, Des Moines Fire and Rescue Department Station 5, Des Moines Fire and Rescue Department Station 6, Des Moines Fire and Rescue Department Station 7, Des Moines Fire and Rescue Department Station 8, Des Moines Fire and Rescue Department Station 9, Des Moines Fire and Rescue Department Training Facility, Des Moines Forest Avenue Library, Des Moines Franklin Avenue Library, Des Moines International Airport Fire Department, Des Moines Police Department, Des Moines Public Library, Des Moines South Side Library, Des Moines University Clinic, Des Moines Women's Residential Correctional Facility, Des Moines Work Release Center, Dial Center for Computer Sciences, Drake Court Apartments, Drake Diner, Drake Observatory, Drake Pointe Apartments, Drake Terrace Apartments, Drake University Fieldhouse, Education Building, Elkhart City Hall, Elkhart Fire Department, Faculty and Staff Coffeehouse, Faculty Duplex, Faculty Office Building, Fitch Hall, Forest Avenue Power Plant, Fraser Medical Services, Goodwin-Kirk Residence Hall, Graceland Partnership Office, Grand View College Library, Grand View Hall, Gray Hall, Grimes City Hall, Grimes Fire and Rescue Department, Grimes Public Library, Gym and Wellness Center, Harmon Fine Arts Center, Harvey Ingham Hall, Herriott Residence Hall, Hispanic Cultural Center, History / Political Science House, Holy Grounds Coffee House, Howard Hall, Hoyt Sherman Place, Hubbell Dining Hall, Human Resources, Humphrey Center, Institute for Character Development, International Center, Iowa Air National Guard 132nd Fighter Wing Fire Department, Iowa Correctional Institution for Women, Iowa Gold Star Museum, Iowa Military Aviation Heritage Museum, Iowa State Capitol, Jacobson Athletic Complex, Jewett Residence Hall, Johnson Wellness Center, Johnston Fire Department, Johnston Police Department, Johnston Public Library, Jordan House, Keith Fenton Administration Building, Kirkendall Public Library, Knapp Center, Knudson Hall, Krumm Business Center, Living History Farms Welcome Center, Lubrs Athletic Complex, Maintenance Building, Maintenance Building, Medbury Hall, Mens Residence Hall, Mercy One, Mercy School of Emergency Medical Services, Meredith Hall, Midwest Ambulance Service of Iowa Incorporated, Mitchellville Fire Department, Mitchellville Public Library, Morehouse Residence Hall, Morgan E Cline Hall of Pharmacy and Science, Mountain Plains Regional Resource Center, Music Building, Nielsen Hall, Northern Warren Fire Department, Old Main, Old Main Apartments, Olin Hall, Olmsted Center, Olsen Medical Education Center, Opperman Hall and Law Library, Pettit Building, Physical Therapy Building, Pioneer Greenhouse, Pleasant Hill City Hall, Pleasant Hill City Library, Pleasant Hill Fire Department, Pleasant Hill Police Department, Polk City City Hall, Polk City Community Library, Polk City Police Station, Polk City Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, Polk County Courthouse, Polk County Home, Rock Island Railroad Depot, Ross Residence Hall, ROTC Building, Runnells - Camp Township Fire Department, Runnells City Hall, Salisbury House, Saylor Township Fire Department, Science and Classroom Building, Science and Education Building, Science Center of Iowa, Science Division Annex, Scott Chapel, Security Building, Sheslow Auditorium, Small Business Development Center, Smith Legal Clinic, Stainaker Residence Hall, State of Iowa Historical Building, Student Center Bookstore, Student Disability Services, Studio Arts Hall, Tennis Center, Terrace Hill, The Mainstay, United Campus Ministries, United States Courthouse, University Book Store, Urbandale Fire Department Station 41, Urbandale Fire Department Station 42 Headquarters, Urbandale Police Department, Urbandale Public Library, Urbandale Town Hall, Viking House, Wallace House, Wells Hall, West Des Moines City Hall, West Des Moines Fire Department Station 17, West Des Moines Fire Department Station 18, West Des Moines Fire Department Station 21, West Des Moines Library, West Des Moines Police Department, Windsor Heights Fire Department, Windsor Heights Police Department, Womens Residence Hall

  Canals     show all on map

Ditch Number 11, Ditch Number 2, Ditch Number 24, Ditch Number 38, Ditch Number 4, Ditch Number 5, Old Channel

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Altoona Cemetery, Ankeny Memorial Gardens, Avon Cemetery, Beebe Cemetery, Berwick Cemetery, Bondurant Cemetery, Bretheran Cemetery, Byers Cemetery, Canfield Cemetery, Chapel Hill Gardens Cemetery, Crocker Cemetery, Davis Farm Cemetery, Elkhart Cemetery, Elm Grove Cemetery, Emmanuel Cemetery, Enterprise Cemetery, Farrar Cemetery, Fort Des Moines Cemetery, Franklin Cemetery, Glendale Cemetery, Greenwood Cemetery, Highland Memory Gardens, Holy Cross Cemetery, Hopkins Grove Cemetery, Jewish Children of Israel Cemetery, Jordan Cemetery, Keller Cemetery, Kinsey Cemetery, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Lem Small Cemetery, Lincoln Cemetery, Lincoln Cemetery, Lowman Cemetery, McDivitt Cemetery, Mitchellville Cemetery, Mount Zion Cemetery, New Altoona Cemetery, Oak Grove Cemetery, Oak Grove Cemetery, Oakwood Cemetery, Oralabor Cemetery, Peoria Cemetery, Pinehill Cemetery, Polk City Cemetery, Powers-Warren Cemetery, Resthaven Cemetery, Ridgedale Cemetery, Rising Sun Cemetery, Rittgers, Rittgers Cemetery, Saint Ambrose Cemetery, Sheldahl Cemetery, Sims Cemetery, Spry Cemetery, Stuart Cemetery, Sunny Hill Cemetery, Sunset Memorial Gardens, Union Cemetery, United Bretheran Cemetery, United Brethren Cemetery, Valley View Cemetery, White Oak Cemetery, Wicker Cemetery, Woodland Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Saylorville Census Designated Place

  Channels     show all on map

Old Channel

  Churches     show all on map

Abundant Life Community Church, Adventure-Life Reformed Church, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, All Nation Church of God, All Saints Catholic Church, Alliance Hmong Fellowship, Altoona Assembly of God Church, Altoona Christian Church, Altoona Regular Baptist Church, Altoona United Methodist Church, Ankeny Baptist Church, Ankeny Christian Church, Ankeny Church of Brethren, Ankeny Church of Christ, Ankeny Evangelical Free Church, Ankeny First United Methodist Church, Ankeny Presbyterian Church, Ankeny Seventh Day Adventist Church, Ankeny United Church of Christ, Ashworth Road Baptist Church, Asian Church of the Open Bible, Aurora Avenue Bible Church, Avon Community Church, Baptist Convention of Iowa Church, Baptist Mission, Basilica of Saint John, Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, Believers Worship Church, Berean Assembly of God Church, Berean Church of Christ, Berwick Congregational Church, Bethany Baptist Church, Bethany Open Bible Church, Bethany Reformed Church, Bethel African Methodist Church, Bible Fellowship Church, Bible Missionary Church, Bloomfield Church, Bondurant Baptist Church, Bondurant Christian Church, Bread of Life Church of God, Burns United Methodist Church, Calvary Apostolic Church, Calvary Assembly of God Church, Calvary Baptist Church, Calvary Church, Calvary Grace Tabernacle Church, Calvary Reformed Church, Camp Center Church, Capital City Baptist Church, Capitol Hill Christian Church, Celebration of Christ Church, Central Assembly of God Church, Central Bible Church, Central Lutheran Church, Central Presbyterian Church, Chesterfield Christian Church, Christ Apostolic Temple, Christ Community Bible Church, Christ Lutheran Church, Christ the King Church, Christ the King Lutheran Church, Christ United Methodist Church, Christian Church, Christian Church - Disciples of Christ in the Upper Midwest, Christian Life Assembly of God Church, Christian Life Worship Center, Christian Reformed Church, Church of Christ, Church of Christ, Church of Christ, Church of God, Church of God in Christ, Church of God of Prophecy, Church of Jesus Christ, Church of the Cross, Church of the Holy Spirit, Church of the Nazarene, Church of the Nazarene Iowa, Church of Victory, Clifton Heights Presbyterian Church, College Avenue Christian Church, Collegiate Church, Commerce Community Church, Commerce Community Church, Community Church of Christ, Community of Christ Church, Congregation Beth El Jacob, Corinthian Baptist Church, Cornerstone Baptist Church, Cornerstone Baptist Church, Cornerstone Community Church, Cornerstone Community Church, Cornerstone Family Church, Cornerstone Pentecostal Church, Cory Grove Church, Cottage Avenue Grove Presbyterian Church, Covenant Christian Church, Covenant Church of Urbandale, Covenant Presbyterian Church, Crane Chapel, Crestwood Baptist Church, Crosspointe Church, Crosspointe Church, Debra Heights Wesleyan Church, Des Moines Church of God, Des Moines Fellowship Church, Des Moines First Friends Church, Des Moines Northeast Branch Church, Des Moines Valley Friends Church, Des Moines Vietnamese Buddhist Church, Divine Temple Church, Douglas Avenue Presbyterian Church, East Side Church of the Nazarene, Easton Baptist Church, Easton Place United Methodist Church, Eastside Evangelical Free Church, Eastwood Church of the Open Bible, Emmanuel Baptist Church, Emmanuel Church of God in Christ, Emmanuel Church of God in Christ, Emmaus Community Church, Epworth United Methodist Church, Evangelical Chapel - Foursquare Church, Evangelical Covenant Church, Evangelical Covenant Church, Evangelical Free Church, Evangelistic Christian Church, Evangelistic Missionary Church, Evergreen Church of Christ, Faith Baptist Church, Faith Christian Fellowship, Faith Church of the Nazarene, Faith Harvest Tabernacle Church, Faith Independent Assembly of God Church, Faith Lutheran Church, Faith Tabernacle Church, Federated Church, Fellowship Baptist Church, First Assembly of God Church, First Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, First Christian Church, First Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, First Church of Christ, First Church of Christ Science, First Church of God, First Church of the Nazarene, First Church of the Open Bible, First Congregational Church, First Federated Church, First Free Methodist Church, First Friends Church, First Grace Brethern Church, First Lutheran Church, First Pentecostal Church of God, First Pilgrim Church, First Presbyterian Church, First Unitarian Church, First United Methodist Church, Fort Des Moines Church of Christ, Fort Des Moines Open Bible Church, Fort Des Moines Presbyterian Church, Fort Des Moines United Methodist Church, Fountain of Life Cathedral, Franklin Avenue Christian Church, Free Methodist Church, Friendship Baptist Center, Full Gospel Voice Church, Galilee Baptist Church, Gatchel United Methodist Church, Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church, Glen Echo Christian Church, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, God of Prophecy Church, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Gospel Assembly Church, Grace Baptist Church, Grace Church, Grace Community Church, Grace Lutheran Church, Grace Reformed Presbyterian Church, Grace Temple Church of God, Grace Wesleyan Church, Grand View Lutheran Church, Grandview Church of Christ, Grandview Park Congregation, Grant Park Christian Church, Greater Des Moines Baptist Church, Greater Des Moines Baptist Church, Greater Love Church of God, Greek Orthodox Church, Grimes Jehovah's Witnesses Congregation, Guadalupe Chapel, Harvest Community Church, Harvest Time Tabernacle Church, Heartland Assembly of God Church, Heartland Christian Fellowship, Heartland Church of the Open Bible, Heavenly Temple Church of God, Hickman Road Church of Christ, Highland Park Christian Church, Highland Park Church of the Nazarene, Highland Park Lutheran Church, Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Holy Cross Church, Holy Trinity Church, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Hope Lutheran Church, Hopkins Grove Church, Immanuel United Methodist Church, Indianola Heights Christian Church, Indianola Heights Evangelical Church, Iowa Conference United Church, Ivy Centennial United Methodist Church, Jehovah's Witnesses Congregation, Jehovah's Witnesses Congregation, Jehovah's Witnesses Highland Park Congregation, Jehovah's Witnesses Southern Hills Congregation, Jehovah's Witnesses Union Park Congregation, Jesus Christ Apostolic Church, Johnston Evangelical Free Church, Jordan United Methodist Church, Jubilee Fellowship Church, King of Kings Church, Kingsway Cathedral, Knox United Presbyterian Church, Korean Baptist Church, Korean United Methodist Church, Kyles Ame Zion Church, Las Americas United Methodist Church, Lee Town Assembly Church, Light of Christ Fellowship, Lighthouse Church, Lighthouse Full Gospel Baptist Church, Lincoln Heights Lutheran Church, Living Hope Community Church, Luther Memorial Church, Macedonia Baptist Church, Maple Street Baptist Church, Maranatha Baptist Church, Marantha Open Bible Church, Marquisville United Methodist Church, McKinley Avenue Church of Christ, Mennonite Church, Meredith Drive Church, Methodist Church Wesley, Metro Assembly of God Church, Miller United Methodist Church, Mission Temple, Mitchellville Assembly of God Church, Mitchellville Christian Church, Mitchellville United Methodist Church, Morning Star Baptist Church, Motor Church, Mount Hebron Baptist Church, Mount Olive Baptist Church, Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Mount Zion Baptist Church, Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, New Friendship Church of God, New Hope Assembly of God Church, New Hope Church of God in Christ, New Hope United Methodist Church, New Jerusalem Church of God, New Life Center, New Testament Baptist Church, Newman Community, Northridge Baptist Church, Norwoodville Baptist Church, Oak Park Brethern in Christ Church, Oakwood United Methodist Church, Olivet Baptist Church, Open Bible Fellowship, Open Bible Standard Church, Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Church, Our Savior's Full Gospel Church, Our Saviour Lutheran Church, Park Avenue Christian Church, Park Avenue Presbyterian Church, Patricia Park United Brethren Church, Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Penn Avenue Church of God, Peoria Church, Philadelphia Seventh Day Adventist Church, Pilgrim Baptist Church, Pleasant Hill Free Church, Plymouth Congregational Church, Point of Grace Church, Prairie Ridge Church, Prayer of Faith Church of God in Christ, Presbytery of Des Moines, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Redeemer Lutheran Church, Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Restoration Misistries, Resurrection Lutheran Church, Rising Sun Church of Christ, River of Life Assembly of God Church, Rockpower Church, Runnells Christian Church, Sacred Heart Church, Saint Aidan's Anglican Church, Saint Ambrose Cathedral, Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church, Saint Anne's Episcopal Church, Saint Anthony's Church, Saint Augustin's Church, Saint Catherine of Siena Church, Saint Gabriels Monastery (historical), Saint James Lutheran Church, Saint John's Baptist Church, Saint John's Lutheran Church, Saint John's United Methodist Church, Saint Joseph's Catholic Church, Saint Luke's Episcopal Church, Saint Mark Lutheran Church, Saint Mark's Episcopal Church, Saint Mary of Nazareth Church, Saint Mary's Catholic Church, Saint Paul African Methodist Church, Saint Paul Church, Saint Paul Lutheran Church, Saint Paul Presbyterian Church, Saint Paul's Episcopal Cathedral, Saint Peter Lutheran Church, Saint Peter's Church, Saint Pius X Church, Saint Stephen Lutheran Church, Saint Theresa's Catholic Church, Saint Timothy's Episcopal Church, Saints John and Paul Catholic Church, Salem United Church of Christ, Santiago United Methodist Church, Saylorville Baptist Church, Seventh Day Adventist Church, Seventh Day Adventist Church, Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, Sheridan Park United Methodist Church, Shiloh Baptist Church, Simpson United Methodist Church, Solid Rock Christian Church, Southside Assembly Church, Southside Church of the Nazarene, Southtown Baptist Church, Southtown Pentecostal Assembly, Sovereign Grace Church, Stover Memorial Church, Sunshine Open Bible Tabernacle, Sweet Home Deliverance Church, Temple of Rest Assembly, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Trinity Baptist Church, Trinity Church for the Deaf, Trinity Life Church of God, Trinity Lutheran Church, Trinity Open Bible Church, Trinity Presbyterian Reformed Church, Trinity Presbyterian Reformed Church, Trinity Temple Church, Trinity United Methodist Church, True Bible Baptist Church, True Life Assembly, Truth Seekers Bible Temple, Union Baptist Church, Union Park Baptist Church, Union Park Christian Church, Union Park Methodist Church, Union Park United Presbyterian Church, United Church of Christ, United Methodist Church, United Methodist Church, Unity Church of Des Moines, Unity Lutheran Church, University Church of God, Urban Heights Evangelical Church, Urbandale Baptist Church, Urbandale United Church of Christ, Valley Assembly of God Church, Valley Evangelical Free Church, Valley Junction Baptist Church, Valley United Methodist Church, Vietnamese Evangelical Church, Vine Street Gospel Chapel, Vineyard Community Church, Visitation Catholic Church, Wakonda Christian Church, Walnut Creek Community Church, Walnut Creek Community Church, Walnut Hills United Methodist Church, Watlao Buddhavath, Wesley United Methodist Church, West Des Moines Calvary Baptist Church, West Des Moines Christian Church, West Des Moines Open Bible Church, West Des Moines United Methodist Church, Westbridge Community Baptist Church, Westchester Evangelical Free Church, Westkirk Presbyterian Church, Westminister Presbyterian Church, Westover Baptist Church, Westside Pentecostal Church, White Oak Church, Willow Creek Baptist Church, Windsor Heights Lutheran Church, Windsor Presbyterian Church, Windsor United Methodist Church, Woodland Community Church, Woodland Hills Church of Christ, Worldwide Church of God, Zion Lutheran Church

  Crossings     show all on map

Interchange 123, Interchange 124, Interchange 125, Interchange 126, Interchange 127, Interchange 129, Interchange 131, Interchange 135, Interchange 136, Interchange 138, Interchange 141, Interchange 142, Interchange 143, Interchange 149, Interchange 68, Interchange 69, Interchange 90, Interchange 92, Interchange 96

  Dams     show all on map

Big Creek Barrier Dam, Hickory Lake Dam, Saylorville Dam, Scott Street Dam, Woodland Lake Dam

  Forests     show all on map

Denman Woods

  Hospitals     show all on map

Access Foot Care, Altoona Family Care Center, Altoona Health Care Center, Ankeny Clinic, Ankeny Medical Center, Bishop Drumm Care Center, Blank Children's Hospital, Bondurant Family Clinic, Booth Hospital, Briarcliff Retirement Center, Broadlawns Medical Center, Broadlawns Medical Center, Children's Hospital Physicians Center, Concentra Medical Center, Delaware Family Medicine, Des Moines General Hospital, Des Moines Medical Group Center, Des Moines OBGYN Specialists, Easton Health Center, Family Care Physicians, Fleur Heights Care Center, Fountain West Health Care Center, Genesis Senior Living Center, Grimes Family Care Center, Hawkeye Care Center, Healthsouth Surgery Center, Hillcrest Hospital, Iowa Clinic, Iowa Dermatology Clinic, Iowa Health Physicians Center, Iowa Heart Center, Iowa Jewish Senior Life Center, Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Iowa Orthopaedic Center, Iowa Orthopaedic Center, Jim Ellefson Free Medical Clinic, Johnston Family Practice, Johnston Foot and Ankle Clinic, Johnston Pediatrics Clinic, Karen Acres Nursing Home, Lakeview Family Practice Center, McFarland Clinic, Mercy Ankeny Medical Clinic, Mercy Franklin Center, Mercy Johnston Medical Clinic, Mercy Medical Center, Mercy Pain Center, Mercy Subacute Care Center, Mercy Urbandale Medical Clinic, Mercy West Family Clinic, Mercy West Pediatric Clinic, Mercy West Rehabilitation Center, Merry Pleasant Hill Medical Clinic, Methodist Lutheran Physicians, Methodist Lutheran Physicians Center, Mid Iowa Diagnostic Services Center, Mitchell Village Care Center, Newborn and Pediatric Specialists Center, Parkridge Nursing and Rehab Center, Penn Medical Family Care Center, Pleasant Hill Family Practice, Ramsey Home, Riverview Care Center Nursing Home, Saydel Community Health Center, Sports Medicine Center, The Abbey, Trinity Center at Luther Park, Union Park Health Services Center, University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Science Center, Urbandale Family Physicians, Valley Foot and Medical Clinic, Veterans Medical Center, West Des Moines Family Physicians Center, West Des Moines Medical Clinic, Womens Health Center

  Islands     show all on map

Boatman Island

  Lakes     show all on map

Avon Lake, Big Creek Lake, Big Creek Pounding Area, Brenton Slough, Canary Lake (historical), Case Lake, Dean Lake, Grays Lake, Horseshoe Lake, Howard Lake, Lake Halice, Randleman Lake

  Locales     show all on map

Adelphi (historical), Adventureland Campground, Alleman (historical), Altoona, Ankeny, Ankeny Golf and Country Club, Ankeny North Bound Rest Area, Ankeny South Bound Rest Area, Arsenal Station, Ash Field, Ashawa (historical), Avon (historical), Beaver Creek Golf Course, Blank Golf Course, Blank Park Zoo, Bondurant, Briarwood Golf Course, Camp Dodge Station (historical), Camp Moingona, Campbell (historical), Carleton (historical), Carney (historical), Cary School, Cedar Ridge Shopping Center, Clive, Commerce, Copper Creek Golf Course, Crocker, Des Moines Park Fair Mall, Elkhart, Enterprise, Glen Oaks Country Club, Grand View Golf Course, Greenwood, Grimes, Grimes Waste Treatment Plant, Hastie (historical), Hatton, Haymarket Spuare Shopping Center, Heartland Co-op Elevator, Herrold (historical), Hyperion Country Club, Iowa Orchard, Iowa State Fair Campgrounds, Iowa State Fairgrounds, Iowa State University Experimental Farm, Jester Park Golf Course, Johnston, Kaleidoscope at the Hub, Levey (historical), Longview Golf Center, Merle Hay Mall, Mitchell Station, Mitchellville, Mitchellville East Bound Rest Area, Mitchellville West Bound Rest Area, Nobleton (historical), Norwoodville (historical), Oakwood Station, Oldfield, Otter Creek Golf Course, Palmer, Peoria City, Pleasant Hill, Polk City (historical), Ponderosa Public Golf Course (historical), Prairie Meadows Racetrack, Pyche Soccer Field, Rider (historical), Ridgedale (historical), Runnells, Santiago (historical), Saylor Station, Sheldahl, Sleepy Hollow Sports Park, Snyder Bridge, Southridge Mall, Terrace Hills Golf Course, Toad Valley Public Golf Course, Trent (historical), Ulm, Urbandale Country Club, Valley West Mall, Village Square Mall, Wakonda Country Club, Waveland Golf Course, West Brooke Shopping Center, Westown Shopping Center, Westwood Plaza, Willow Creek Golf Course, Windsor Heights, Woodside Golf Course

  Military     show all on map

Camp Dodge, Des Moines Ordnance Plant (historical)

  Parks     show all on map

Adventureland Estates, All Seasons Park, Ashawa Park, Ashby Park, Ashworth Park, Beaverdale Park, Beh Glen Park, Big Creek State Park, Birdland Park, Blank Park, Bondurant Park, Buel Field, Burke Memorial Park, Campbell Recreation Area, Carney Park, Chautauqua Grounds, Chesterfield Park, Chichaqua Wildlife Habitat Park, Columbus Park, Cooper Park, Cow and Calf Sculpture, Crestbruck Park, Crocker Woods Park, Crossroads Park, Des Moines Botanical Garden, Doane Park, Drake Park, Drake Stadium, Eagle Ridge Park, Early Des Moines River Crossings Historical Marker, East River Front Park, East Town Park, Ewing Park, Fairmeadows Park, Fairmount Park, Florer Park, Fort Des Moines Park, Glenbrooke Park, Good Park, Grandview Park, Grays Lake Park, Greenbelt Park, Greenbelt Park, Greentree Park, Greenway Park, Greenwood Park, Grimes City Park, Haines Park, Harmon Park, Haubert Park, Hawkeye Park, Hawthorn Park, Helmick Commons, Here Passed the Dragoon Trail Historical Marker, Heritage Carousel of Des Moines, Heritage Park, Historic Des Moines State Historical Marker, Historic Des Moines State Historical Marker, Holiday Park, Horizon Park, Huntington Ridge Park, Ida B Wise Smith State Historical Marker, Jaycee Park, Jester Park, Jordan Creek Park, Jordan Park, Karen Acres, Karp Park, Kiwanis Park, Knolls Park, Legion Park, Lewis Park, Linnan Park, Lions Park, Lions Park, Lions Park, Living History Farms, M L King Park, Mac Rae Park, Mallys Weh-Weh Neh-Kee Park, Margo Frankel Woods State Park, McHenry Park, Meadow View Park, Memorial - Henry C Wallace Historical Marker, Mercy Park, Michael Park, Miller Park, Murphy Park, Nash Park, Nineteenth Street Park, North Creek Park, Northview Park, Otter Creek Park, Pioneer Park, Prairie Heritage Park, Prairie Ridge Sports Complex, Raccoon River Park, Redhead Park, Rio Valley Park, River Drive Park, Riverside Park, Riverview Park, Sam Wise Youth Complex, Sargent Park, Sayers Park, Sheri Park, Site of Des Moines' First Public School Historical Marker, Site of Old Fort Des Moines Historical Marker, Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Soldiers Field, South Park, South Town Park, Southwood Park, Springwood Park, Stewart Square, Stone Park, Summerbrook Park, Sunrise Park, Sunset Park, Sycamore Park, Thomas Mitchell County Park, Tower Park, Turner Park, Union Park, Urbandale City Park, Valley Junction Park, Village Park, Wagner Park, Walker-Johnson Park, Walnut Ridge Park, Walnut Woods State Park, Waterworks Park, Waterworks Park, Waveland Park, Wellington Ridge Park, West River Front Park, Westchester Park, Western Hills Park, Westside Park, Westview Bend Park, Whitmer Park, Witmer Park, Woodlawn Park, Yeader Creek Park

  Populated Places     show all on map

Adelphi, Alleman, Altoona, Andrew Mobile Home Park, Andrews, Ankeny, Ashawa, Autumn Ridge Estates, Avon, Avon Lake, Berwick, Blue Bird Mobile Park, Bondurant, Bowsher, Camp Dodge, Campbell, Capitol Heights, Carbondale, Carney, Clive, Commerce, Corydon (historical), Country Club Crossing, Country Estate Village, Country Living Mobile Home Park, Crestwood, Crocker, Des Moines, East Des Moines, Easton Place, Elkhart, Enterprise, Farrar, Fort Des Moines, Grandview Village Mobile Home Park, Grimes, Hastie, Herrold, Highview Mobile Home Park, Ivy, Johnston, Levey, Loring, Lovington, Marquisville, Mel-Ray Mobile Home Park, Millman, Mitchellville, Norwoodville, Oakwood Heights Mobile Home Park, Oakwood Station (historical), Oralabor, Ottawa, P and H Mobile Home Court, Paradise Mobile Home Park, Park View Village Mobile Home Park, Pine Grove Mobile Home Park, Pleasant Hill, Pleasant Valley Mobile Home Park, Polk City, Polk City Junction, Quilhart (historical), Radio City Mobile Home Park, Regency Manor Mobile Home Park, Rider, Rising Sun, Rocklyn Mobile Home, Runnells, Santiago, Saylor, Saylor Station, Saylorville, South Ridge Estates, Stover Heights Community, Sunny-Brook Mobile Home Park, Swanwood, The Meadows, Urbandale, Valley Junction, West Des Moines, Western Village Mobile Home Park, White Oak, Windsor Heights, Woodland Hills

  Post Offices     show all on map

Adelphi Post Office (historical), Alleman Post Office, Altoona Post Office, Ankeny Post Office, Apple Grove Post Office (historical), Ashawa Post Office (historical), Avon Post Office (historical), Ayers Grove Post Office (historical), Berwick Post Office, Bondurant Post Office, Camp Post Office (historical), Campbell Post Office (historical), Carbondale Post Office (historical), Carleton Post Office (historical), Carney Post Office (historical), Chesterfield Post Office (historical), Clive Post Office (historical), Coal Hill Post Office (historical), Commerce Post Office (historical), Cope Post Office (historical), Crocker Post Office (historical), Delaware Post Office (historical), Des Moines Post Office, East Des Moines Post Office (historical), Elkhart Post Office, Enterprise Post Office (historical), Everton Post Office (historical), Farrar Post Office (historical), Fort Des Moines Post Office (historical), Freel Post Office (historical), Green Bush Post Office (historical), Greenwood Post Office (historical), Grimes Post Office, Harvey's Point Post Office (historical), Hastie Post Office (historical), Hatton Post Office (historical), Herrold Post Office (historical), Hopkins' Grove Post Office (historical), Ivy Post Office (historical), Johnston Post Office, Keen Post Office (historical), Kirkwood Post Office (historical), Levey Post Office (historical), Lincoln Post Office (historical), Loring Post Office (historical), Marquisville Post Office (historical), Marybell Post Office (historical), McDevitt Post Office (historical), Midway Post Office (historical), Mitchellville Post Office, Nobleton Post Office (historical), North Des Moines Post Office (historical), Norwoodville Post Office (historical), Oakwood Post Office (historical), Oakwood Station Post Office (historical), Oldfield Post Office (historical), Palmer Post Office (historical), Peoria City Post Office (historical), Polk City Post Office, Rider Post Office (historical), Ridgedale Post Office (historical), Rising Sun Post Office (historical), Runnells Post Office, Santiago Post Office (historical), Saylorville Post Office (historical), Sevastapol Post Office (historical), Tibbitt Post Office (historical), Towner Post Office (historical), Trent Post Office (historical), Tyner Post Office (historical), University Place Post Office (historical), University Post Office, Urbandale Post Office, Walnut Creek Post Office (historical), West Des Moines Post Office (historical)

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Faith Pond, Hickory Lake, Lake Country Club, Lake Easter, Saylorville Lake, Woodland Lake

  Schools     show all on map

Adams School, Adams School (historical), AIB College of Business, All Saints School, Alternative High School, Altoona Elementary School, Anderson Elementary School, Ankeny Christian Academy, Ankeny High School, Beaver Creek Elementary School, Beaver Creek Elementary School, Bondurant - Farrar High School, Bondurant - Farrar Middle School, Brody Middle School, Brooks School, Brubaker Elementary School, Callanan Middle School, Capitol View Elementary School, Carver Elementary School, Casady Alternative Center, Cattell Elementary School, Centennial Elementary School, Centennial Elementary School, Central School, Christ the King School, Clarkson School, Clay Elementary School, Clegg Park Elementary, Clive Elementary School, Cornell Elementary School, Cowles Elementary School, Crestview Elementary School, Crocker Center School, Crocker Elementary School, Crossroads Park Elementary School, Curtis School, Delaware Elementary School, Des Moines Adventist School, Des Moines Area Community College - Ankeny Campus, Des Moines Central Campus Academy, Des Moines Central Campus High School, Des Moines Christian School, Des Moines Public Charter School, Douglas School, Dowling Catholic High School, Dowling High School, Downtown School, Drake University, Dunlap School, East Elementary School, East High School, Edmunds Elementary School, Elkhart Center School, Elm Grove School, Elmwood School, Fairmeadows Elementary School, Fairview School (historical), Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary, Findley Elementary School, Fort Des Moines School, Four Mile Elementary School, Franklin Junior High School, Franklin School (historical), Frize School (historical), Garton Elementary School, Garton Elementary School, Gateway Secondary School, Goodrell Middle School, Gospel Assembly Christian Academy, Grand View University, Grandview Park Baptist School, Greenwood Elementary School, Grimes School, Hammer School (historical), Hanawalt Elementary School, Harding Middle School, Hawks School (historical), Henry A Wallace Elementary School, Hiatt Middle School, Hillis Elementary School, Hillside Elementary School, Hoak School, Holy Family School, Holy Trinity Catholic School, Hoover High School, Hopkins Grove, Horizon Elementary School, Howe Elementary School, Hoyt Middle School, Hubbell Elementary School, Indian Hills Junior High School, Iowa Christian Academy, Irving Junior High School, Ives School (historical), Jackson Elementary School, Jefferson Elementary School, Jefferson School, Jensen Elementary School, Johnston High School, Johnston Middle School, Jordan Creek Elementary School, Kaplan University - Des Moines Campus, Karen Acres Elementary School, King Elementary School, La James International College, Law Enforcement Academy, Lawson Elementary School, Lincoln High School, Lincoln School, Logan School, Lovejoy Elementary School, Madison Elementary School, Mann Preschool, Maple Grove School, Mayfield School (historical), McCombs Middle School, McKee Education Center, McKinley Elementary School, Mercy College of Health Sciences, Meredith Middle School, Merrill Middle School, Metro West Learning Academy, Mitchell Elementary School, Mitchellville Elementary School, Monroe Elementary School, Moore School, Morris Elementary School, Moulton Elementary School, Mount Olive Lutheran School, New Horizon Academy, North High School, North Polk Central Elementary School, North Polk Junior - Senior High School, North Polk West Elementary School, Northeast Elementary School, Northern Light School (historical), Northridge Elementary School, Northview Middle School, Northwest Elementary School, Norwoodville Elementary School, Oak Park Elementary School, Olmsted Elementary School, Open Bible College, Orchard Place School, Park Avenue Elementary School, Parkview Middle School, Perkins Elementary School, Phenix Elementary Early Childhood Center, Phillips Elementary School, Pleasant Hill Elementary School, Pleasant Plain School (historical), Pleasant Prairie School, Prairie Green School (historical), Randolph School (historical), Red Brick School (historical), Rex Mathes School, Rice School, Riley School, River Woods Elementary School, Rolling Green Elementary School, Roosevelt High School, Rossin School (historical), Ruby Van Meter School, Runnells Elementary School, Sabin School, Sacred Heart School, Saint Anthony Elementary School, Saint Augustin Catholic School, Saint Johns School, Saint Joseph Academy, Saint Joseph Elementary School, Saint Pius X School, Saint Theresa School, Samuelson Elementary School, Saydel High School, Saylor Center School, Scavo Alternative High School, School Number 4, School Number 7, Scott School, Sexauer School (historical), Smouse Opportunity School, Smouse School, South Des Moines Alternative School, South Prairie Elementary School, South Union Elementary School, Southeast Elementary School, Southeast Polk Junior High School, Southeast Polk Senior High School, Stilwell Junior High School, Stowe Elementary School, Studebaker Elementary School, Summit Middle School, Terrace Elementary School, Timber Ridge Elementary School, Union School, Urbandale High School, Urbandale Middle School, Valerius Elementary School, Valley Annex School, Valley High School, Valley High School, Valley Southwoods Freshman High School, Vatterott College, Wallace Elementary School, Walnut Creek Campus School, Walnut Street School Pomerantz Learning Center, Washington School, Webster Elementary School, Weeks Middle School, Western Hills Elementary School, Westridge Elementary School, Westwood Elementary School, Whittier School, Willard Elementary School, Willowbrook Elementary School, Wilson Junior High School, Windsor Day School, Windsor School, Woodlawn Elementary School, Woodside Middle School, Wright Elementary School

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Alleman Creek, Beaver Creek, Big Creek, Calamus Creek, Camp Creek, Coal Creek, Coon Creek, Coon Creek, Crow Creek, Deer Creek, Fly Creek, Fourmile Creek, Frink Creek, Jordan Creek, Little Beaver Creek, Little Creek, Little Fourmile Creek, Mosquito Creek, Muchikinock Creek, Mud Creek, North River, North Walnut Creek, Otter Creek, Prairie Creek, Raccoon River, Rock Creek, Santiago Creek, Saylor Creek, South River, Spring Creek, Turkey Creek, Turkey Creek, Walnut Creek, White Oak Creek, Wolf Creek, Yeader Creek

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Fisher Lake

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KBTV-TV (Des Moines), KCCI-TV (Des Moines), KDFR-FM (Des Moines), KDIN-TV (Des Moines), KDMI-FM (Des Moines), KDPS-FM (Des Moines), KDSM-TV (Des Moines), KGGO-AM (Des Moines), KGGO-FM (Des Moines), KIOA-FM (Des Moines), KJJY-FM (Ankeny), KJJY-FM (Ankeny), KKSO-AM (Des Moines), KMGK-FM (Des Moines), KRNQ-FM (Des Moines), KRNQ-FM (Des Moines), KRNT-AM (Des Moines), KUCB-FM (Des Moines), KUCB-FM (Des Moines), KUCB-FM (Des Moines), KWDM-FM (West Des Moines), WHO-AM (Des Moines), WHO-TV (Des Moines), WOI-FM (Ames), WOI-TV (Ames),

Polk County, Iowa Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhitePolk County White population 387,176387,175  
BlackPolk County Black population 28,41728,416
AsianPolk County Asian population 16,87216,872
MixedPolk County Mixed population 9,3249,324
American IndianPolk County American Indian population 2,2202,220
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderPolk County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 444444

Additional population tables :
State population table
Iowa population by county