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U.S. President James Knox Polk, namesake of the county

Growth in Polk County is driven by proximity to both the Tampa and Orlando metropolitan areas along the Interstate 4 corridor. Recent growth has been heaviest in Lakeland(closest to Tampa) and the Northeast areas near Haines City (nearest to Orlando).

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