Polk County FL Real Estate

Polk County Real Estate

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Polk County is part of the Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area and is in the center of Florida along the I-4 corridor.

The county seat is Bartow, and the largest city is Lakeland. Polk County is sometimes considered to be part of the Tampa Bay Area, but the eastern part of the county has more ties to the Greater Orlando area.

New construction is available in the Polk County area, as well as larger lots and acreages.

The population is less dense than in other areas. There are still rural areas and citrus groves.  However the metro area of Tampa is within approximately an hour’s drive toward the west via I-4 and so is Orlando to the east.

Home prices are more moderate than in the areas much closer to downtown Tampa or Orlando. The corporate headquarters for Publix Supermarkets is located in Polk County.

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Polk County, FL Population statistics

As of the 2000 census the population of Polk County was 483,924

Polk County, FL Geography

The county has a total of 2,009.99 square miles of which, 93.25% is land and 6.75% is water.

Adjacent counties

Polk County shares borders with more counties than any other in the state, nine. Polk County nearly borders Orange County and is considered by many to be adjacent although the two counties do not technically share a border. The counties are:

Polk County, FL Real Estate and Housing

If you’re in the market to buy Real Estate in Polk County FL or thinking about relocating to Real Estate in Polk County FL, you’ll find many residential options from which to choose.

Whether you’re looking for Real Estate in Polk County FL luxury and estate homes in Polk County, FL single-family homes in Polk County FL, town homes or short sales in Polk County FL, we are Realtors in Polk County FL that can help you find exactly what you’re looking for!  New construction is available in Polk County due to the availability of raw land.

Polk County, FL Public Schools

The public schools are operated by the Polk County Public Schools. It is the eighth largest school district in the state of Florida and the 31st largest in the country.  There are 66 elementary, 4 elementary-middle, 7 elementary-middle-high, 18 middle, 3 middle-high, 2 tech centers, 24 charter school and various other alternative and adult centers. The school district employs over 13,000 people.

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Polk County, FL Colleges/Universities
  • Polk State College
  • Southeastern University
  • Florida Southern College
  • University of South Florida Polytechnic
Polk County, FL Hospitals/Medical Centers
  • Bartow Regional Medical Center
  • Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center
  • Lake Wales Medical Center
  • Lakeland Regional Medical Center
  • Morrow Memorial Hospital
  • Palmview Hospital
  • Polk General Hospital
  • Regency Medical Center
  • Winter Haven Hospital
Polk County, FL Recreation

The close proximity to Orlando and Tampa give residents many first class recreation opportunities. Golf Courses dot the landscape and also make a beautiful backdrop for many golf course communities.

Polk County, FL Airports

Polk County is serviced by Tampa International Airport as well as the Orlando International Airport.

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