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Welcome to Powell ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Powell has a population of 967 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Powell.
Powell is 1,220 feet [372 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Powell lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Powell (for example, toward Euthtilloga (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Telephone area codes for Powell: (256) and (938)<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Powell had an population of 967 people. This is an increase of 1.26% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.43% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Powell had a population of 955 people. This makes Powell the county's 8th most populous community.
The population of Powell represents 0.02% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 263rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 955 people, the population of Powell increased 3.13% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 926 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Powell.
Communities Also Named Powell ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Powell: This one is located in DeKalb County and the other is located in Lauderdale County.
Beyond Alabama, there are 43 communities that are also named Powell - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas (3), Colorado (2), Florida, Georgia (3), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota (2), Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin (2) and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Powell.
Communities near Powell ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Powell.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Powell. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Powell.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Powell. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Powell.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Powell. See our Newspapers Page for Powell.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Powell ...
Looking for more information about Powell? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Powell, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Powell.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Powell. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.us/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Jan 2021