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Welcome to Powhatan Point ...

The village of Powhatan Point is located in Belmont County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Powhatan Point: pow-HAT-un<3>

A typical abbreviation for Powhatan Point: Powhatan Pt.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Powhatan Point has a population of 1,520 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Powhatan Point is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Powhatan Point is within the boundaries of the (740) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Powhatan Point had an population of 1,520 people. This is a decrease of 4.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.84% since the 2000 Census).

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 (with a count of 1,744 people).

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

Adding Powhatan Point to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Powhatan Point elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities near Powhatan Point ...

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

  • Wheeling [Ohio County]
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    • Wheeling [Ohio County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Powhatan Point
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,430 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheeling
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wheeling<7>
  • Moundsville [Marshall County]
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    • Moundsville [Marshall County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northeast of Powhatan Point
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,252 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moundsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moundsville<7>
  • Martins Ferry [Belmont County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martins Ferry
    • Martins Ferry [Belmont County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Powhatan Point
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,517 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martins Ferry
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martins Ferry<7>
  • Saint Clairsville [Belmont County]
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    • Saint Clairsville [Belmont County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Powhatan Point
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,141 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Clairsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Clairsville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Martinsville [Wetzel County]
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      • New Martinsville [Wetzel County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Powhatan Point
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,118 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Martinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Martinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Martinsville<7>
    • Bellaire [Belmont County]
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      • Bellaire [Belmont County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Powhatan Point
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,013 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellaire<7>
    • Shadyside [Belmont County]
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      • Shadyside [Belmont County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Powhatan Point
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,547 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shadyside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shadyside
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shadyside<7>
    • Paden City [Tyler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paden City
      • Paden City [Tyler County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Powhatan Point
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,336 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paden City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paden City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paden City<7>
    • Bethlehem [Ohio County]
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      • Bethlehem [Ohio County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Powhatan Point
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,321 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethlehem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethlehem
    • Woodsfield [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodsfield
      • Woodsfield [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Powhatan Point
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,217 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodsfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodsfield<7>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Powhatan Point.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Powhatan Point. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Ohio

About Belmont County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Belmont County: www.belmontcountyohio.org/

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 Belmont, 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 Powhatan Point. 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 Powhatan Point.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Powhatan Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8625, Longitude: -80.8098       In this case, the coordinates for Powhatan Point 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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