Powell County

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Powell County, Montana

409 Missouri Ave
Deer Lodge, MT 59722
Phone: (406) 846-3680
Fax: (406) 846-2784

In west-central MT, west of Helena; organized Jan 31, 1901 from Deer Lodge County. Name Origin: For John Wesley Powell (1834-1902), geologist and explorer of the Grand Canyon (1870), director of the U.S. Geological Survey, and first head of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Area (sq mi):: 2332.68 (land 2325.94; water 6.74) Population per square mile: 3.00
Population 2005: 6,999 State rank: 29 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.50%; 1990-2000 8.50% Population 2000: 7,180 (White 91.50%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 6.50%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 39.70
Income 2000: per capita $13,816; median household $30,625; Population below poverty level: 12.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,613-$18,746
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 22.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Powell County, Kentucky

PO Box 548
Stanton, KY 40380
Phone: (606) 663-6444
Fax: (606) 663-6406

In east-central KY, southeast of Lexington; organized Jan 7, 1852 from Montgomery, Clark, and Estill counties. Name Origin: For Lazarus Whitehead Powell (1812-67), governor of KY (1851-55), U.S. commissioner to UT (1858), and U.S. senator from KY (1859-65)

Area (sq mi):: 180.20 (land 180.14; water 0.07) Population per square mile: 76.00
Population 2005: 13,687 State rank: 83 Population change: 2000-20005 3.40%; 1990-2000 13.30% Population 2000: 13,237 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.20%. Median age: 34.80
Income 2000: per capita $13,060; median household $25,515; Population below poverty level: 23.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,353-$18,627
Unemployment (2004): 8.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 28.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Two police reports filed in 2015 in Ohios Powell County, after the Smiths separated in June of that year, accused Zach Smith of abuse.
District 2: Beaverhead County, Deer Lodge County, Granite County, Powell County and Silver Bow County
IN POWELL COUNTY, Kentucky, a nurse, a preacher, and a physician assistant challenged deep religious beliefs to combat HIV infection by starting a needle exchange program for heroin users.
Science teacher Jessica Anderson at Powell County High School in Deer Lodge, Montana, uses the @SciencePCHS tag on Instagram, Twitter, and Vine to post class projects like a Rube Goldberg machine.
Every day, almost 400 commute from Jefferson County, roughly 350 travel from Beaverhead County, around 300 come from Powell County, and about 160 from Madison County.
Dourson (2007) reported similar patterns of species diversity and range extensions from Furnace Mountain in Powell County, Kentucky, where multiple physiographic regions unite.
Among them were four trees that easily topped 400 points: a 455-point water tupelo in Southampton County, Virginia; a 435-point Arizona sycamore in Coconino National Forest, Arizona; a 430-point Shumard oak in Powell County, Kentucky; and a 428-point Engelmann spruce in Olympic National Park, Washington.
Poplar is a species that does not require the same amount of drying time as other hardwoods, which means we can dry and process much more poplar than oak." Red River Hardwoods is located on 80 acres of land in Powell County, an area in the heart of Appalachia's hardwood forests.
Daniel, a graduate of Powell County High School has made the Dean's List at EKU for the past three semesters.