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  2. Leonidas Polk - Wikipedia

    Polk was the largest slaveholder in the county in 1840, with 111 slaves. (By 1850, census records state that Polk owned 400 slave, but other estimates are as high as 1000.) [3] With his four brothers in Maury County, he built a family chapel, St. John's Church , at Ashwood. [4]

  3. Benton County, Oregon - Wikipedia,_Oregon

    According to the United States Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 679 square miles (1,760 km 2), of which 676 square miles (1,750 km 2) is land and 2.7 square miles (7.0 km 2) (0.4%) is water. It is the fourth-smallest county in Oregon by land area and third-smallest by total area. Adjacent counties. Polk County (north)

  4. James K. Polk - Wikipedia

    James Knox Polk (November 2, 1795 – June 15, 1849) was the 11th president of the United States, serving from 1845 to 1849.He previously was the 13th Speaker of the House of Representatives (1835–1839) and ninth governor of Tennessee (1839–1841).

  5. Jackson County, Oregon - Wikipedia,_Oregon

    Jacksonville fended off suggestions to move the county seat until 1927 when Medford was finally selected as the county seat. In March 2004, Jackson County became the first of an eventual 35 counties in Oregon to implement a voluntary plan of fireproofing homes situated on properties zoned as part of the forestland-urban interface.

  6. Will County, Illinois - Wikipedia,_Illinois

    Will County is a county in the northeastern part of the state of ... Lewis University is a 5,200-student four-year private university ... Polk; Preston Heights – 2,575;

  7. Rockwall County, Texas - Wikipedia,_Texas

    Rockwall County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. At 149 square miles, Rockwall County has the smallest area of any Texas county. Per the 2020 Census, its population was 107,819. Its county seat is Rockwall. The county and city are named for a wall-like subterranean rock formation that runs throughout the county.

  8. Somervell County, Texas - Wikipedia,_Texas

    Somervell County (/ ˈ s ʌ m ər v ɛ l / SUM-ər-vel) is a county on the Edwards Plateau in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2020 census , its population was 9,205. [1] Its county seat is Glen Rose . [2]

  9. Phytolacca americana - Wikipedia

    A 1969 hit written and performed by Tony Joe White, "Polk Salad Annie", is about poke sallet, the cooked greens-like dish made from pokeweed. The lyrics include: And in the fields looks somethin' like a turnip green And everybody calls it polk salad, polk salad Elvis Presley covered the song. In local Southern festivals