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Powell County Kentucky - Government Site

Population: 12,479
Area: 179 square miles
County seat: Stanton
Area code(s) in use: 606
Time zone: EST
High school graduate or higher: 71.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
Median household income: $27,555
Persons in poverty: 28.9%
Home ownership rate: 66.0%
Mean travel time to work: 29.4 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Clark  Estill  Lee  Menifee  Montgomery  Wolfe  

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Map of the Powell County area

Our detail map of Powell County shows the Powell County, Kentucky boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Powell County, Kentucky

  Airports     show all on map

Stanton Airport

  Arches     show all on map

Double Arch, Grays Arch, Henson Cave Arch, Hidden Arch, Nada Arches, Natural Bridge, Owls Window, Ravens Window, Sand Gap Arch, Short Creek Arch, Slade Twin Arches, South Fork Twin Arches, Star Gap Arch, Whites Branch Arch

  Bends     show all on map

Great Red River North Bend, North Bend

  Bridges     show all on map

The Silver Bridge, Watersville Bridge

  Buildings     show all on map

Clay City Fire Department, Daniel Boone National Forest Cumberland Ranger District Stanton Office, Middlefork Fire Department, Powell County Ambulance Service, Stanton Fire Department, Stanton Fire Department, Stanton Ranger Station

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Clark Cemetery, Clark Cemetery, Clay City Cemetery, Halls Cemetery, Hatton Creek Cemetery, Kennon Cemetery, Miller Cemetery, Rest Haven Cemetery

  Churches     show all on map

Black Creek United Church, Cane Creek Church, Cat Creek Church, Dunwoody Church, Glencairn Church, Hardwick Creek Church, Hatcher Creek Church, Hatton Creek Church, Lords Valley Methodist Church, Middle Fork Church, Moreland Branch Church, Morris Creek, Morris Creek First Church of God, Mount Canaan Chapel, Pine Grove Church, Pompeii Church Of God, South Fork Church, Tin Town Church, Todd Church, Vaughns Mill First Church of God, Westbend Church, Wildwood Church

  Cliffs     show all on map

Lovers Leap, McKinney Cliff

  Crossings     show all on map

Clay City Interchange, Slade Interchange, Stanton Interchange

  Gaps     show all on map

The Narrows

  Islands     show all on map

Hoedown Island

  Locales     show all on map

Argyle Railroad Station (historical), Bradleys Rocks, Filson Railroad Station (historical), Glencairn Railroad Station (historical), Grays Arch Picnic Area, High Rocks, Lewis Martin Grist Mill, Lookout Point, Middle Fork Campground, Nada Railroad Station (historical), Narcross Saw Mill (historical), Natural Bridge, Natural Bridge Station (historical), Needle Eye, Red River Iron Works (historical), Rogers Chapel, Shawnee Railroad Station (historical), Slade Railroad Station (historical), The Devils Gulch, The Devils Pulpit, Vaughn Mill, Virden Railroad Station (historical), Whittleton Campground

  Mines     show all on map

White Rock Quarry

  Oilfields     show all on map

Big Sinking Oil Field

  Parks     show all on map

Civil War Court House Burnings Historical Marker, Iron and Timber Works Historical Marker, Junior Williamson Rest Area, Lions Club Park, Natural Bridge State Park, Piolet Knob Historical Marker, Powell County Historical Marker, Spencer Morton Preserve

  Pillars     show all on map

Balanced Rock, Battleship Rock, Haystack Rock

  Populated Places     show all on map

Barker Branch (historical), Black Creek (historical), Bowen, Campton Road (historical), Cat Creek (historical), Clay City, Crow (historical), Fortner (historical), Happy Top (historical), Hatton Creek (historical), Hemlock Lodge (historical), Judy (historical), Knowlton, Lone Oak (historical), Morris Creek (historical), North Bend (historical), Old Clay City Road (historical), Old Lombard (historical), Paint Creek (historical), Pecks Creek (historical), Piggville (historical), Powell Valley, Rosslyn, Slade, South Fork (historical), Spaas Creek (historical), Stanton, Tower (historical), Upper Cane (historical), Upper Hardwick Creek (historical), Vaughns Mill, Virden, Waltersville, Westbend

  Post Offices     show all on map

Bragg Post Office (historical), Clida Post Office (historical), Genet Post Office (historical), Halls Store Post Office (historical), Haystack Post Office (historical), Knowlton Post Office (historical), Nada Lombard Post Office, Natural Bridge Post Office (historical), Red River Iron Works Post Office (historical), Rosslyn Post Office (historical), Sage Post Office (historical), See Post Office (historical), Slade Post Office, Spaas Creek Post Office (historical), Spout Springs Post Office (historical), Stanton Post Office (historical), Vaughn Mill Post Office (historical), Vinton Post Office (historical), Virden Post Office (historical), Waltersville Post Office (historical), Westbend Post Office (historical), Xena Post Office (historical)

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Furnace Lake

  Ridges     show all on map

Auxier Ridge, Bowen Ridge, Chop Chestnut Ridge, Combs Ridge, Hatton Ridge, Rush Ridge, Tunnel Ridge, Whittleton Ridge

  Schools     show all on map

Barker School (historical), Bowen Elementary School, Glencairn School (historical), Hall School, Little Hardwick Creek School (historical), Lone Oak School, Morris Creek School, Rogers Chapel School (historical), Vaughn Mill School, White School

  Streams     show all on map

Anders Branch, Anderson Branch, Auxier Branch, Ballard Branch, Barker Branch, Beech Fork, Black Creek, Blackinghouse Branch, Boling Branch, Boone Branch, Branham Branch, Brush Creek, Cane Creek, Cat Creek, Cave Branch, Clear Branch, Cold Spring Branch, Combs Branch, Cooperas Creek, Cow Creek, Crow Drive Creek, Daniel Branch, Dunwoody Branch, East Fork Hatcher Creek, Edward Branch, Ewen Branch, Falls Branch, Fife Lick Creek, Fish Trap Branch, Frames Branch, Gladie Branch, Granny Townsend Branch, Graveyard Branch, Grays Branch, Gum Branch, Hall Branch, Halsey Branch, Hardwick Creek, Hatcher Creek, Hatton Creek, Judy Ann Branch, Judy Creek, King Branch, Landsome Branch, Long Field Branch, Lower Cane Creek, Lower Hood Branch, Lulbegrud Creek, Martin Fork, Middle Fork Red River, Middle Fork Right Fork Cane Creek, Moreland Branch, Morris Creek, Morton Branch, Paint Creek, Pecks Creek, Pompeii Branch, Prince Branch, Right Fork Cane Creek, Right Fork Hog Creek, Rocky Branch, Rush Branch, Sand Cave Branch, Sand Lick Fork, Schoolhouse Branch, Ships Branch, Short Creek, Skinner Branch, Snow Creek, South Fork Red River, Spaas Creek, Star Gap Branch, Stump Cave Branch, Thorpe Branch, Timothy Branch, Townsend Branch, Tug Branch, Upper Hood Branch, West Fork Hatcher Creek, Whites Branch

  Summits     show all on map

Chimney Rocks, Congleton Mountain, Courthouse Rock, Cow Creek Mountain, Grape Knob, Johnson Knob, Kaincaid Mountain, Kit Point, Mill Knob, Morris Mountain, Pilot Knob, Popular Mountain, Raven Rock, Rotten Point, Sage Point, See Rocks, Slade Hill, State Rock, Stevens Knob, Toler Mountain, Ware Point, White Rock Mountain, Wildcat Knob, Wildcat Mountain

  Towers     show all on map

High Rock Lookout Tower, WBFC-AM (Stanton)

  Trails     show all on map

Amphitheater Trail, Auxier Branch Trail, Auxier Ridge Trail, Courthouse Rock Trail, Double Arch Trail, Grays Arch Trail, Graysarch Trail, Rush Ridge Trail

  Tunnels     show all on map

Nada Tunnel

  Valleys     show all on map

Amburgy Hollow, Bear Hollow, Bowen Hollow, Boyd Hollow, Cold Spring Hollow, DeHart Hollow, Gibson Hollow, Hedger Hollow, Hidden Valley, John Knox Hollow, Napier Hollow, Pot Hollow, Railroad Hollow, Shed Hollow, Tom Chrisp Hollow, West Hollow,

Powell County, Kentucky Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhitePowell County White population 12,24212,241  
MixedPowell County Mixed population 112112
BlackPowell County Black population 10099
American IndianPowell County American Indian population 1212
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderPowell County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 00

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