For Your Information

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 636
Benton, TN 37307

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The Polk County Historical and Genealogical Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the history of Polk County, Tennessee, and its people. You can read a short history of the county by Historian Marian Presswood here.

Our Library is located at 140 Commerce Street, Benton, TN, 37307. It is open from 11am to 3pm Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. You can also reach the library and historian by telephone at 423-338-4506. Ms. Presswood can be reached at with any inquiries about the society and the services they provide.