192
trips planned in the last hour
8.8
out of 10
Trustscore rating
©

Polk City trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Polk City

Trip Planner USA  /  Iowa  /  Polk City
Polk City is a city in Polk County, Iowa, United States. The population was 3,418 in the 2010 census, an increase from 2,344 in 2000 census. It is part of the Des Moines - West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.Polk City is located along Saylorville Lake and near Big Creek State Park.HistoryPolk City was settled in 1846 and incorporated as a city on March 13, 1875. It was an early contender for the seat of Polk County before Des Moines was ultimately chosen. The city took its name from its location in Polk County. Polk City is also known for having the only "town square" in all of Polk County.GeographyPolk City is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.47sqmi, of which, 4.32sqmi is land and 0.15sqmi is water.Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 3,418 people, 1,232 households, and 957 families residing in the city. The population density was 791.2PD/sqmi. There were 1,276 housing units at an average density of 295.4/sqmi. The racial makeup of the city was 97.2% White, 0.8% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.
Polk City is in Iowa (IA). Explore the family-friendly attractions of Polk City and add them to your vacation plans using our United States trip itinerary planner .
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Polk City

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Polk City

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close

Recently planned trips to Iowa

2 days in Dubuque BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 43 days in Des Moines BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in New York City & Des Moines BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 32 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA May, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Council Bluffs & Fond du Lac BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in Dubuque BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Sioux City BY A USER FROM INDONESIA November, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Sioux City BY A USER FROM INDONESIA November, teens, relaxing, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, teens, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Sioux City BY A USER FROM INDONESIA November, teens, culture, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, teens, culture ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans