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Powhatan Point, Ohio

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The pronunciation of Powhatan Point: pow-HAT-un<1>

The village of Powhatan Point is located in Belmont County.

A typical abbreviation for Powhatan Point: Powhatan Pt.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Powhatan Point has a population of 1,548 people<2> (see below for details).

Powhatan Point is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Powhatan Point lies within the (740) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Powhatan Point had a population of 1,592 people. This makes Powhatan Point the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Powhatan Point represents 0.01% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 438th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,592 people, the population of Powhatan Point decreased 8.72% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,744 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Powhatan Point had an population of 1,548 people. This is a decrease of 2.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.24% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Powhatan Point.

Communities near Powhatan Point ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Powhatan Point and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017
Bellaire   [Map]   4,106   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Martins Ferry   [Map]   6,659   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Saint Clairsville   [Map]   5,049   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Shadyside   [Map]   3,612   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Woodsfield   [Map]   2,261   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bethlehem (WV)   [Map]   2,359   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Powhatan Point.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Powhatan Point. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Powhatan Point. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Powhatan Point.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Powhatan Point:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Powhatan Point ...

Looking for more information about Powhatan Point? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Powhatan Point. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Powhatan Point.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Powhatan Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Powhatan Point. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Powhatan Point) 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 Powhatan Point. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Powhatan Point

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Powhatan Point. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8625, Longitude: -80.8098     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Powhatan Point have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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