Polkville, a colorful municipality in the northern part of Smith County, is proud of the beautiful quiet country living that this small town provides. At the same time, Polkville provides many services to its citizens and offers amenities that are only a few minutes away. We invite you to visit our town and see what Polkville has to offer.
Polkville is located in the northwest corner of Smith County, bordering Rankin and Scott counties. It is approximately 32 miles from Jackson, Mississippi and 7 miles from Interstate 20. The Town of Polkville recently increased their incorporated area and 14 sq miles were added to the town. Now there are no ad valorem taxes associated with Polkville.
POLKVILLE DAY~6th Annual Polkville Day 2011 is on for September 17, 2011. Polkville Day is held each year in the fall and is a great town celebration. Food, activities, a run are held. For a fun and friendly gathering, come to Polkville. Check Polkville's website for more information!
Polkville is one of the oldest communities in Smith County being first settled around the 1830's and formed as a community in 1848 during the presidency of our 11th president, James K. Polk, for which Polkville gets its name.
People come from many parts of the country to Jay and Claudia Arender's Music Barn to enjoy the varied and talented performances. The spring and fall are the best times to catch great entertainment ranging from Blue Grass, Country, and Gospel. The gathering of RVs is a tell tale sign that fun and fellowship are happening on the Music Barn grounds. For more information and schedule dates contact Jay Arender at
Strong River near Polkville
A large area of the Bienville National Forest is located near Pineville.
There are beautiful woodlands here. The Strong River, Raspberry Creek and Beaver Lake are some of the waters near Polkville.
INDUSTRY: There is a Remy Reman plant at Polkville which has undergone renovation/expansion which now employs additional people.
Below is the Polkville Library which was awarded the Library of the Year 2007 by Central Mississippi Regional Library System.
The library was renovated which doubled the space and increased their patrons served to 400 per month.
We have two public access computers with high-speed internet service and a wide range of of literary selection with the entire CMRLS holdings at our disposal.
During the summer, our Summer Reading Program features many great programs to encourage reading for our area children. Also, during the school year, we have the After School Reading Program designed to stimulate our students.
Also, the Friends of the Polkville Library is a community organization that helps promote our library programs. This organization is open to anyone who would like to help promote the Polkville Library.
Polkville City Hall
6606 Hwy 13 (Polkville)
Morton, MS 39117
Robert Miles, Mayor
Emma Faye Myers, City Clerk