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Welcome to Powers ...
The village of Powers is located in the central region of Michigan's Upper Peninsula (UP).
The location of Powers has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Powers has a population of 405 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Powers.
The community of Powers is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Powers lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Powers (for example, toward Escanaba), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
The area code for Powers: (906)
The ZIP code for Powers: 49874<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Powers had an population of 405 people. This is a decrease of 4.03% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.81% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Powers had a population of 422 people. This makes Powers the county's 3rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 422 people, the population of Powers decreased 1.86% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 430 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Powers.
Adding Powers to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Powers in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Powers elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Powers on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Powers ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Powers - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas (2), Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Powers.
Communities near Powers ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Powers.
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 Powers. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Powers.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Powers. 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 Powers.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Powers. See our Newspapers Page for Powers.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Powers ...
Looking for more information about Powers? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Powers, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Powers.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Powers. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Menominee County: www.menomineecounty.com/
The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/
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This page was last modified: 25 Feb 2021