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Welcome to Powell ...

The city of Powell is located in Delaware County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Powell: POW-uhl<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Powell has a population of 13,402 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Powell is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The area code for Powell: (740)

Websites for Powell ...

Official Website: www.ci.powell.oh.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Powell had an population of 13,402 people. This is an increase of 16.54% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 114.53% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Powell had a population of 11,500 people (or 6.6% of the total population of Delaware County). This makes Powell the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Powell represents 0.1% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 154th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,500 people, the population of Powell increased 84.09% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,247 people).

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

Communities Also Named Powell ...

While we believe that this Powell is located in Delaware County, we know of another 2 Ohio communities named Powell. Those communities are located in the following counties: Coshocton and Muskingum County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 43 communities that are also named Powell - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas (3), Colorado (2), Florida, Georgia (3), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, 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.

  • Columbus [Franklin County]
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    • Columbus [Franklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Powell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 903,852 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<7>
  • Delaware [Delaware County]
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    • Delaware [Delaware County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Powell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,607 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delaware<7>
  • Westerville [Franklin County]
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    • Westerville [Franklin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Powell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,452 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westerville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westerville<7>
  • Hilliard [Franklin County]
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    • Hilliard [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Powell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,797 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hilliard<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gahanna [Franklin County]
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      • Gahanna [Franklin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Powell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,531 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gahanna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gahanna<7>
    • Upper Arlington [Franklin County]
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      • Upper Arlington [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Powell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,369 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Upper Arlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Upper Arlington<7>
    • Marysville [Union County]
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      • Marysville [Union County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Powell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,980 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marysville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marysville<7>
    • Whitehall [Franklin County]
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      • Whitehall [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Powell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,908 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehall<7>
    • Bexley [Franklin County]
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      • Bexley [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Powell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,751 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bexley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bexley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bexley<7>
    • New Albany [Franklin County]
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      • New Albany [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Powell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,072 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Albany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Powell, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Powell.

Adding Powell to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Powell 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 Powell was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Powell on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

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

Mentions & References for Powell

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Ohio

About Delaware County

About Ohio

The official website for Powell: www.ci.powell.oh.us/

The official website for Delaware County: www.co.delaware.oh.us/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Delaware, 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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Powell. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Powell.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Powell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 from Point A (ie- Powell) 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 Powell. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PowellOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Powell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1679, Longitude: -83.0797       In this case, the coordinates for Powell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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