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Polk County Iowa Study Location Team
About Polk County (Iowa)
Polk County is situated in the middle of the state of Iowa. It is the most populated county in the state. Polk County is a metropolitan community with expanding residential, commercial, and industrial areas amidst remaining rural/agricultural areas, wetlands, and woodlands. The county’s major employers are in the areas of services, insurance, and retail. The state capital, Des Moines, is located within the county.