Powell is located in a valley between the Big Horn Mountains and the Absaroka Mountain range. There are roughly 5,500 residents in Powell making the town a close knit community. Powell offers a variety of options in regards to real estate. Whether you are looking for a family home in a rural area or a convenient condominium downtown, Powell is a great destination. Powel enjoys a high desert climate and offers picturesque landscapes in addition to many outdoor activities and close access to many national parks and landmarks.
Shopping and Dining
Downtown Powell is bustling with dozens of unique boutiques and shops. Spending a sunny afternoon browsing the local shops is a great way to get to know the local residents and the community. Buffalo Billies Toys and Gifts is the perfect spot for toys, games, and gifts for children. Four Seasons Floral is a full service florist offering fresh and silk floral arrangements. And, Little Luxuries is a charming boutique offering elegant gift ideas.
Powell offers a wide array of cuisine options. From fine dining, cozy cafes, to fast food Powell's restaurant options will not disappoint. Hansel & Gretel's is a rustic, grill-style restaurant which offers a full menu as well as appetizers and a full bar. If you are looking for something different, Chinatown restaurant serves quality Chinese food in an intimate setting. There are three great Mexican and Southwestern restaurants located downtown as well, including El Tapatio which offers a large menu and a carry out option.
Parks and Recreation
The Park County Fair Grounds are located in Powell and facilitate many exciting events for residents throughout the year. Festivities scheduled include a National Auction, Home and Garden Expo, 4-H events, The Jordan World Circus, several flea markets and a monthly United Blood Drive. Powell also has an 18 hole championship golf course with beautiful grounds and natural landscape offering a true challenge for the serious golfer. Residents of Powell also enjoy the close proximity to Yellowstone National Park where the outdoor adventures are endless.
Powell is located in the Park County School District No. 1 which provides K-12 public education in addition to, The Shoshone Learning Center grades 9-12. Northwest Community College is located in Powell and offers a wide array of Associates degrees, transfer degrees, and professional certificates. Montana State University in Billings is the closest university at 67 miles away. And The University of Wyoming is 252 miles away from Powell in Laramie, Wyoming.
Powell Valley Hospital is the closest medical center. Powell Valley Hospital offers cardiology, emergency, laboratory, obstetrics, radiology, rehabilitation and surgery services. Additional hospitals in the area include; North Big Horn Hospital which is about 22 miles away from Powell in Lovell and West Park is roughly 37 miles from Powell, in Cody.