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Area Information for Powell, Ohio
Located in Delaware County, Powell is a lovely Ohio city of about 6,247 residents as of the 2000 Census.
Settlers first came to the area in 1801. They named it "Middlebury," after a community by the same name in Connecticut.
Finally, in 1947, the community was officially incorporated as Powell, after a judge who had presided in the area during the late 1800s.
The population didn't see much growth until the late 1980s, when growth from the city of Columbus overflowed into Powell's territory.
In just 20 years, the population of Powell grew substantially - from 400 to 6,000 residents.
Today, Powell is considered a highly desirably placed to live. For instance, CNN Money and Money Magazine ranked the Ohio city as the 18th best place to lie in the country in 2005!
Although not officially part of the city, Liberty and Orange townships are often considered a part of the greater Powell area.
Powell itself is 3.0 square miles.
Living in Powell, OH
Considered an upscale bedroom community, Powell is home to many residents who commute to Columbus for work.
This Ohio city is also well known for its historic central business district, which includes several popular antique stores.
There are also a number of other recreational attractions in and around the city of Powell, such as:
- Columbus Zoo
- The water park Zoombezi Bay
- O'Shaughnessy Dam
- Olentangy Indian Caverns
Residents with school-aged children will be happy to discover that this community is also zoned for some high-performing public schools within the Olentangy Local School District, including Olentangy Liberty High School.
There are also a number of private schools in and around the area, such as Vilage Academy.
Investing in Powell Real Estate
No matter what you're looking for in a Powell home for sale, you'll be pleased to find that there are an array of neighborhoods in this city that feature various home styles. These neighborhoods include:
- Wedgewood Country Club
- The Retreat
- The Chase
- Scioto Reserve
- River Bend
- Canterbury Estates
- The Lakes of Silverleaf
- Campden Lakes
- And more!
Plus, homes in Powell fit with a variety of price ranges. For instance, while some homes are priced at around $75,000, other Powell homes can be as much as $9,000,000.
We'll let you know about available listings in any one of the above neighborhoods as well as others in and around the Powell area.