A Little History of Polk County, NC


Polk County - A history lesson in the origin of this county.

Columbus - The county seat.

Tryon - History and the railroad plus the Saluda Grade.

Saluda - Top of the steepest main line railroad grade in the USA.

Landrum SC - our neighbor just across the state line.

The Thermal Belt - How it works and what it does to the weather.

The Wooly Worm - This little worm can forecast the winter weather.

Rogers Park - This is located in Tryon, an outside amphitheater.

Tour Polk County - Places to go to and or visit.

Places to visit on The Blue Ridge Mountains and Parkway.