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Welcome to Powell ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Powell has a population of 6,095 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Powell is 4,380 feet [1,335 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Powell is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Powell lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Powell is located in the (307) area code.

The ZIP code for Powell: 82435<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Powell had an population of 6,095 people. This is a decrease of 3.47% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.44% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Powell had a population of 6,314 people (which is 22.39% of the total population of Park County). This makes Powell the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Powell represents 1.12% of the population of Wyoming (which has 563,626 people), making it the state's 15th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,314 people, the population of Powell increased 17.51% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,373 people).

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

Communities Also Named Powell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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), South Dakota (2), Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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.

  • Lovell [Big Horn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lovell
    • Lovell [Big Horn County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Powell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,327 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lovell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lovell<6>
  • Cowley [Big Horn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cowley
    • Cowley [Big Horn County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Powell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 747 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowley<6>
  • Byron [Big Horn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byron
    • Byron [Big Horn County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Powell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 592 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byron
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byron<6>
  • Deaver [Big Horn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deaver
    • Deaver [Big Horn County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Powell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 178 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deaver
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deaver<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Frannie [Big Horn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frannie
      • Frannie [Big Horn County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Powell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 156 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frannie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frannie<6>
    • Garland [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garland
      • Garland [Park County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Powell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garland
    • Ralston [Park County]
    • Clark [Park County]
    • Cody [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cody
      • Cody [Park County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the southwest of Powell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,847 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cody
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cody<6>
    • Emblem [Big Horn County]

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Wyoming

About Park County

About Wyoming

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 Park County: www.parkcounty.us/

The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Park, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Powell.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Powell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Powell). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Powell or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (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: 44.7555, Longitude: -108.7576    
<6>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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