Powell, Wisconsin

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Powell, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Powell, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Powell, Wisconsin
Powell, Wisconsin
Powell, Wisconsin is located in the US
Powell, Wisconsin
Powell, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 46°05′19″N 89°57′31″W / 46.08861°N 89.95861°W / 46.08861; -89.95861Coordinates: 46°05′19″N 89°57′31″W / 46.08861°N 89.95861°W / 46.08861; -89.95861
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Iron
Elevation 1,594 ft (486 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1571852[1]

Powell is an unincorporated community located in the town of Sherman, Iron County, Wisconsin, United States. Powell is located near Wisconsin Highway 27 27.5 miles (44.3 km) south-southeast of Hurley.

History[edit]

A post office called Powell was established in 1908, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1942.[2] The community was named for John Wesley Powell, an American geologist and explorer.[3]

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