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Welcome to Powers Lake ...

The city of Powers Lake is located in Burke County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Powers Lake: Powers Lk.

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Powers Lake for more information about variations on the name of Powers Lake.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Powers Lake has a population of 286 people<2> (see below for details).

Powers Lake was established in 1909.

The community of Powers Lake is 2,240 feet [683 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Powers Lake is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Powers Lake lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel south from Powers Lake, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Powers Lake is located in the (701) area code.

The ZIP code for Powers Lake: 58773<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Powers Lake had an population of 286 people. This is an increase of 2.14% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.44% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Powers Lake had a population of 280 people (which is 14.23% of the total population of Burke County). This makes Powers Lake the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Powers Lake represents 0.04% of the total population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 166th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 280 people, the population of Powers Lake decreased 9.39% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 309 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Powers Lake.

Communities Also Named Powers Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Powers Lake - it's located in Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Powers Lake ...

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

  • Tioga [Williams County]
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    • Tioga [Williams County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Powers Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,391 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tioga
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tioga<6>
  • Ross [Mountrail County]
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    • Ross [Mountrail County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Powers Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 116 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ross have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ross
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ross<6>
  • White Earth [Mountrail County]
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    • White Earth [Mountrail County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Powers Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Earth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Earth<6>
  • Battleview [Burke County]
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    • Battleview [Burke County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Powers Lake
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Battleview
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • McGregor [Williams County]
    • Hamlet [Williams County]
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      • Hamlet [Williams County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Powers Lake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamlet
    • Stanley [Mountrail County]
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      • Stanley [Mountrail County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the southeast of Powers Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,708 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanley<6>
    • Niobe [Ward County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Niobe
      • Niobe [Ward County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the northeast of Powers Lake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Niobe
    • Lignite [Burke County]
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      • Lignite [Burke County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the north of Powers Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 221 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lignite have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lignite
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lignite<6>
    • Rival [Burke County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rival
      • Rival [Burke County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the north of Powers Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rival have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Powers Lake ...

Looking for more information about Powers Lake? 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 Lake, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Powers Lake.

Adding Powers Lake to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Powers Lake 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 Powers Lake was on a map titled Map of North Dakota (from Rand McNally, 1937).

We also found Powers Lake on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for North Dakota (1949).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Dakota's counties, including Burke, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Powers Lake.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Powers Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Powers Lake). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Powers Lake or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Powers Lake) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Powers Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Powers LakeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Powers Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.5626, Longitude: -102.6466    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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