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Welcome to Powell ...

Powell is located in Edmunds County<1>.

Powell is 1,500 feet [457 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Powell is within the boundaries of the (605) area code.

Communities Also Named Powell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two South Dakota communities named Powell: This one is located in Edmunds County and the other is located in Haakon County.

Beyond South Dakota, 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, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (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.

  • Wecota [Faulk County]
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    • Wecota [Faulk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Powell
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,833 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wecota
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wecota<4>
  • Ipswich [Edmunds County]
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    • Ipswich [Edmunds County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Powell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 891 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ipswich have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ipswich
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ipswich<4>
  • Faulkton [Faulk County]
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    • Faulkton [Faulk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Powell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 709 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Faulkton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Faulkton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Faulkton<4>
  • Roscoe [Edmunds County]
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    • Roscoe [Edmunds County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Powell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 289 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roscoe have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roscoe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roscoe<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cresbard [Faulk County]
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      • Cresbard [Faulk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Powell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 99 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cresbard have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cresbard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cresbard<4>
    • Chelsea [Faulk County]
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      • Chelsea [Faulk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Powell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chelsea have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chelsea
    • Devoe [Faulk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Devoe
      • Devoe [Faulk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Powell
      • Estimated population in 2014: 23 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Devoe have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Devoe
    • Craven [Edmunds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Craven
      • Craven [Edmunds County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Powell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Craven
    • Craven Corner [Edmunds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Craven Corner
      • Craven Corner [Edmunds County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Powell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Craven Corner
    • Beebe [Edmunds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beebe
      • Beebe [Edmunds County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Powell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beebe

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Powell, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Powell.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Edmunds, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Powell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Powell) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Powell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Powell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2885, Longitude: -99.0308    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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