Polk County Early History

Polk County Early History

Located in the heart of Indianhead country in northwestern Wisconsin, Polk County offers a diversity of attractions to the visitor - as well as to its residents.

Polk County Government History

Wisconsin was admitted in 1848 as the fifth and last state of the old Northwest Territory, set up by the Ordinance of 1787.

Historical Maps

View historical maps of the State of Wisconsin and Polk County.