A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Powell ...
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.
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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 13 Aug 2022