Free Polk County, North Carolina Topo Maps & Elevations

Free printable Polk County, NC topographic maps, GPS coordinates, photos, & more for popular landmarks in Polk County including Tryon, Columbus, and Saluda.

County Borders


Polk County, North Carolina covers an area of approximately 235 square miles with a geographic center of 35.27298331°(N), -82.21502686°(W).

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

North: 35.40871429°(N)
South: 35.18679810°(N)
East: -81.96356201°(W)
West: -82.35968018°(W)


According to data gathered by the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission. The lowest elevation in Polk County is 140 meters (459 feet). This ranks Polk County 78th in terms of lowest elevations when compared to a total of 100 counties in North Carolina.

Polk County's highest elevation is 489 meters (1,604 feet) which ranks it 23rd in terms of highest elevations when compared to a total of 100 counties in North Carolina.

US Topo Maps covering Polk County, NC

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.

Bat Cave PDF Order Print
Cliffield Mountain PDF Order Print
Fingerville East PDF Order Print
Fingerville West PDF Order Print
Lake Lure PDF Order Print
Landrum PDF Order Print
Mill Spring PDF Order Print
Pea Ridge PDF Order Print
Rutherfordton South PDF Order Print
Saluda PDF Order Print
Shingle Hollow PDF Order Print

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