Free Polk County, Iowa Topo Maps & Elevations

Free printable Polk County, IA topographic maps, GPS coordinates, photos, & more for popular landmarks in Polk County including Des Moines, West Des Moines, and Ankeny.

County Borders


Polk County, Iowa covers an area of approximately 585 square miles with a geographic center of 41.70182037°(N), -93.54777336°(W).

These are the far north, south, east, and west coordinates of Polk County, Iowa, comprising a rectangle that encapsulates it. Please note that not all coordinates inside this rectangle will fall inside of Polk County, Iowa, as it (most likely) doesn't fill up the entire rectangle.

North: 41.86247635°(N)
South: 41.48104858°(N)
East: -93.33036041°(W)
West: -93.81637573°(W)


According to data gathered by the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission. The lowest elevation in Polk County is 214 meters (702 feet). This ranks Polk County 42nd in terms of lowest elevations when compared to a total of 99 counties in Iowa.

Polk County's highest elevation is 326 meters (1,070 feet) which ranks it 77th in terms of highest elevations when compared to a total of 99 counties in Iowa.

US Topo Maps covering Polk County, IA

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Polk County is covered by the following US Topo Map quadrants.

Altoona PDF Order Print
Commerce PDF Order Print
Des Moines NE PDF Order Print
Des Moines NW PDF Order Print
Des Moines SE PDF Order Print
Des Moines SW PDF Order Print
Elkhart PDF Order Print
Granger PDF Order Print
Grimes PDF Order Print
Hartford PDF Order Print
Loring PDF Order Print
Mingo PDF Order Print
Mitchellville PDF Order Print
Pleasantville PDF Order Print
Polk City PDF Order Print
Rising Sun PDF Order Print
Runnells PDF Order Print

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