Polk, Missouri

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Polk is an unincorporated community in Polk County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located on Missouri Supplemental Route D about twelve miles northeast of Bolivar. Polk is part of the Springfield, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

A post office called Polk was established in 1880, and remained in operation until 1973.[2] The community took its name from Polk County.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Polk, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 10 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "Polk County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 10, 2016. 

Coordinates: 37°43′45″N 93°17′58″W / 37.72917°N 93.29944°W / 37.72917; -93.29944