The county of Polk is located in and was founded in 1870. There are 5,406 residents in Polk who have access to courthouses in Osceola. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. is part of the 8th federal circuit court as well.
There are 880 residents in Osceola, which is 0.9 square miles and 1,667ft above sea level.