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Links News Genealogy Soc.
Polk County Library
51 Walker Street
Columbus, NC 28722
Telephone: (828) 894-8721
Fax: (828) 894-2761
email: pcpl@publib.polknc.org
Tuesday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Lanier Library Association
72 Chestnut Street (at the corner of Melrose and Chestnut)
Tryon, North Carolina 28782
(828) 859-9535

North Carolina Digital Library
Henderson County Public Library

Genealogy Societies
Polk County North Carolina Genealogical Society
485 Hunting Country Rd.
Tryon, NC 28782

Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society
Location: 85 Tunnel Rd, Ste 22 (Innsbruck Mall--upper level)
Mailing: P O Box 2122
Asheville, NC 28802-2122
E-mail: obcgs@buncombe.main.nc.us

North Carolina Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 22
Greenville, NC 27835-0022
E-mail: info@ncgenealogy.org

Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County (Rutherford Co.)
PO Box 938
Forest City, NC 28043

Henderson County Genealogical & Historical Society, Inc.
400 North Main Street
Hendersonvile, NC 28792-4901
E-mail: hcghs@bellsouth.net

The Polk County Historical Association Museum
One Depot Street
The Rail Road Station
Tryon, North Carolina 28782

Polk County Courthouse
P.O. Box 308
Columbus, NC 28722-0308
(704) 894-3301 FAX: (704) 894-2263

National Archives - Southeast Region
1557 St. Joseph Avenue
East Point, Georgia 30344-2593
Telephone: 404-763-7474
Fax: 404-763-7059
Email: atlanta.center@nara.gov (Please do not send us sensitive information, such as your credit card or social security numbers, via email. It is possible that during transmission of your email this information may be intercepted by a third party. We can not guarantee its safety while in transit.)

Family History Centers
There are no Family History Centers in Polk County.
The nearest are:

Forest City North Carolina
250 Mt Pleasant Church Rd
Forest City, Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States
Phone: 828-245-8561
Hours: W 6:30-9pm
Attention: Appointments to open the library can be arranged by contacting the meeting house at 828 245 8561

Spartanburg South Carolina
121 Quail Drive
Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, United States
Phone: 864-585-5943
Hours: W,Th 6pm-9pm; F 11am-3pm; Sat 11am-2pm.

Greenville South Carolina
1301 Boiling Springs Road
Greer, Greenville County, South Carolina, United States
Phone: 864-627-0553
Hours: T,W 9:30am-2:30pm,7pm-9pm; Sat 9am-2pm

Polk Co. News 1904
Polk Co. News 1905
Polk Co. News 1906
Polk Co. News 1915
Polk Co. News 1925
Polk Co. News 1926

Links of Interest
Arledge family History




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State Coordinator: - Jo Branch
Asst. State Coord.#1 Deloris Williams
Asst. State Coord. #2 - Taneya Koonce
Coastal Reg. Coord. - Myra Lanier
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West. Pied. Reg. Coord. - Katherine Benbow
Mount. Reg. Coord. - Dee Gibson-Roles
Board Advisor - Derick S. Hartshorn
WebMaster - Taneya Koonce

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