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Welcome to Powellsville ...

The town of Powellsville is located in Bertie County<1>.

The location of Powellsville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Powellsville has a population of 244 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Powellsville.

Powellsville is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Powellsville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Powellsville: (252)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Powellsville had an population of 244 people. This is a decrease of 11.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.79% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Powellsville had a population of 276 people. This makes Powellsville the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 276 people, the population of Powellsville increased 6.56% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 259 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Powellsville.

Adding Powellsville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Powellsville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Powellsville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Powellsville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Powellsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Powellsville - it's located in Ohio.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Powellsville.

Communities near Powellsville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Powellsville.

  • Ahoskie [Hertford County]
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    • Ahoskie [Hertford County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Powellsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,763 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ahoskie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ahoskie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ahoskie<6>
  • Windsor [Bertie County]
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    • Windsor [Bertie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Powellsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,373 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windsor<6>
  • Murfreesboro [Hertford County]
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    • Murfreesboro [Hertford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Powellsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,961 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murfreesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murfreesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murfreesboro<6>
  • Rich Square [Northampton County]
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    • Rich Square [Northampton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Powellsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 844 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rich Square have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rich Square
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rich Square<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Aulander [Bertie County]
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      • Aulander [Bertie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Powellsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 783 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aulander have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aulander
    • Winton [Hertford County]
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      • Winton [Hertford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Powellsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 722 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winton<6>
    • Woodland [Northampton County]
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      • Woodland [Northampton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Powellsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 703 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodland<6>
    • Lewiston Woodville [Bertie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewiston Woodville
      • Lewiston Woodville [Bertie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Powellsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 482 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewiston Woodville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewiston Woodville
    • Cofield [Hertford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cofield
      • Cofield [Hertford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Powellsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 369 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cofield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cofield
    • Gatesville [Gates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gatesville
      • Gatesville [Gates County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Powellsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 299 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gatesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gatesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gatesville<6>

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 Powellsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Powellsville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Powellsville. 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 Powellsville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Powellsville. See our Newspapers Page for Powellsville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Powellsville ...

Looking for more information about Powellsville? 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 Powellsville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Powellsville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Bertie County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Powellsville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Bertie County: www.co.bertie.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Bertie, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Powellsville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Powellsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Powellsville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Powellsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PowellsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Powellsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2253, Longitude: -76.9317       In this case, the coordinates for Powellsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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