Powell Ohio - News, Information and Real Estate
Powell Ohio is located about 20 minutes north of downtown Columbus between Lewis Center and Plain City just north of Dublin and Worthington. Located in Delaware County, Powell is home to about 12,000 residents and was first settled in 1801. Originally named Middlebury, Powell was renamed in 1857 when Judge Thomas Powell established the first post office in the community and the residents decided to adopt his name. Powell became an incorporated municipality in 1947 and people expanding from the northern Columbus area settled in Powell.
Powell is listed as #18 of the top 100 best places to live in the United States by CNN Money and Money magazine. Powell OH.jpg
Powell is an upscale bedroom community of Columbus noted for its historical central business district featuring antique shops, retail outlets, and several upscale luxury neighborhoods. Powell contains the neighborhoods of:
The Retreat The Chase Lock Lomand Chambers Glenn Canterbury Estates Golf Village Lakes of Silverleaf Woods on Seldom Seem Sherbourne Mews
Homes in these neighborhoods start at about $75,000 and can reach as high as $10 million depending on size, condition, amenities, location and lot size.
Powell is home to typical Midwestern restaurants and supermarkets but there are very few industrial or financial businesses due to the resident's desire for a more hometown and quaint feel. But close by in Liberty Township, the Columbus zoo and aquarium as well as several Indian Caverns and entertainment facilities exist.
Powell has a thriving Parks and Recreation department that strives to create community through people, parks and programs. There are more than 200 diverse year-round recreational programs to the city's parks and facilities. The department urges residents, locals and tourists alike to enjoy the more than 12 miles of trails and 85 acres of parkland featuring numerous opportunities for walking, jogging or simply enjoying the outdoors. Powell provides numerous summer camps, Little League teams, swim teams, leisure guides and recreational athletics throughout the year.
Powell is also home to numerous events year-round including St. Patrick's Day events, Easter egg hunt, liberty trail festivals, runs, Memorial Day parades, children's summer concerts and holidays in the park. There's always something to do and on several days throughout summer you can enjoy downtown Powell Street markets from 9 AM to 4 PM on various Saturdays.
At any given time there are roughly 300 to 350 homes and properties for sale throughout Powell. The average listing price is currently $438,000 with a median sales price of $243,000. Powell offers a variety of homes, condominiums and luxury of states to choose from providing an easy commute route and perfect suburban neighborhood.
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