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Powell, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
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

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

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


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