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Hillcrest Heights

Polk County

Year Founded: 1923

History

The town was so named because it lay on a hillside south of Crooked Lake. Irwin Yarnell, co-owner with F.E. Fairchild in the Southern Land Company, built a home on the crest in 1916. Rodger Bobson was also an early landowner. The town has a total acreage of approximately 90 acres and has 1.67 miles of street.

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