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Powell
Park County, Wyoming

ZipCodes
82435

Motto
An "All-American City" in 1994.



Page Contents for Powell, Wyoming

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Economy

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Community events.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Wyoming state capital is Cheyenne.
The population of Powell is approximately 5,373 2000, 6314 2010.
The approximate number of families is 2,175 1990, 2463 2010.
The amount of land area in Powell is 9.167 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Powell to Washington DC is 1787 miles.
The distance to the Wyoming state capital is 327 miles. (as the crow flies)
Powell is positioned 44.79 degrees north of the equator and 108.73 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Powell elevation is 4,365 feet above sea level.
The Powell median home price is $ 68,000-$ 100,000 2000.
Powell average annual rainfall is 6.19 inches per year
Powell average annual snowfall is 17.20 inches per year.
Powell average annual humidity is 42.0
Powell average temperature is 45.40 degrees F.

Location

75 miles from the east entrance of Yellowstone National Park and near Cody, Wyoming in the northwestern corner of Wyoming.
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Climate


seasonal. The growing season lasts about 155 days per year. Snowfalls during most of the winter months with cold temperatures during this time. Summers are mild with no very hot temperatures taking place. Here is a current weather page for Powell and the area.
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History & History Related Items

Named for Major John Wesley Powell

For more Powell history, try this history page from the Powell Chamber.
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The incorporation of Powell

1910


Attractions

Northwest College
2 year college, offers transfer, occupational and adult education programs.

Yellowstone National Park

The Homesteader Museum in the Heart Mountain Relocation Center
Powell, WY
Phone: 307-754-9481
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Economy & Industry


The economy is centered around agriculture and the oil industry. The chief crops in the area are sugar beets, dry beans and barley. Cattle and related businesses are also part of the local economy.
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Powell City Government

City of Powell
P.O. Box 1008
Powell, WY 82435
Phone: 307-754-5106

Powell has a City Council-City Administrator form of government.

Information for residents of Powell.

Powell Chamber

Powell Valley Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 814
Powell, WY 82435
Phone: 307-754-3494
Toll-free: 800-325-4278


Cody Country Chamber of Commerce
836 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY 82414
Phone: 307-587-2777
Fax: 307-527-6228

Powell Community Events

Check this events calendar for a list of what is happening in Powell.

Powell Organizations

Powell Valley Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 814
Powell, WY 82435
Phone: 307-754-3494
Toll-free: 800-325-4278


Cody Country Chamber of Commerce
836 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY 82414
Phone: 307-587-2777
Fax: 307-527-6228

Powell Libraries

Park County Library system

Powell Schools

Powell High School Panthers
160 North Evarts
Powell, WY 82435
Phone: 307-754-2287


Powell School District
160 N. Evarts
Powell, WY 82435
Phone: 307-754-2215
Fax: 307-754-4273



HIGHER EDUCATION


Northwest College
231 W. 6th St.
Powell, WY 82435
Phone: 307-754-6111
Toll-free: 800-560-4NWC Powell

Miscellany

The population of Powell was:
1980 - 5,310
1990 - 5,292
2000 - 5,373
The 1980, 1990 and 2000 figures are from US Census data. All other figures are from other sources.

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