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Polk County, Iowa

Polk County Iowa
US county information
NamePolk County
SeatDes Moines
US Area
Total Area591.90 sq mi (1533 km2)
Land Area569.35 sq mi (1474.6 km2)
Water Area22.55 sq mi (58.4 km2)
Population430640 (2010)
Density291.8/km2 (756/sq mi)
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Polk County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 430,640 in the 2010 census, an increase from 374,601 in the 2000 census. The county seat is Des Moines, which is also the capital city of Iowa. Polk County is one of the five counties that make up the Des Moines - West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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