Powell, TN
  • 25,989 Population
  • 26 Square Miles
  • 361 Businesses

A Fun Fact About
Powell, TN

In the days of political patronage, two general merchandise stores competed on opposite corners of Depot Street. (Both buildings still stand.) When the Democrats held the Presidency, the postal contract office went to the Coopers on the west side; when the Republicans held the Presidency, the contract went to the Groner/Rhodes store on the east. Railroad personnel hooked mailbags from a stake as the trains roared by.