Welcome to Powell Township

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About Powell Township

Powell Township established in 1904 welcomes you our website and to our community. 

Powell Township has a population of 816 with about 70% being year round residents. This estimate is based on the 2010 Census and Voter Registration files. The Township has several lakes and rivers ideal for recreation and approximately 45 miles of Lake Superior shoreline. It also includes the small town of Big Bay. 

Residents can find information about the Township Board, copies of Board Minutes, applications for voting, Zoning permits and general questions (when our transfer station open, when are taxes due, etc.) and more on this web site. For Assessing and tax information please use the following link. Residents and owners can view their own assessing information for free but there is a fee for others to view.

Powell Township is a great place to live and raise a family or to retire to and enjoy the beauty and wonders of nature. Powell Township School serves grades pre-school through 8th grade and has won the 2011 Excellence in Education award.

We are here to serve our citizens office hours are: Monday & Thursdays 9am to Noon.

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers for Fire/Ambulance Departments are needed for Powell Township. See their respective pages for further information and/or contact the Fire Chief or Ambulance Coordinator. Training is paid for though reimbursement is required for not passing. A year of service after training is required.

Powell Township Offices with Town Hall & Township EMS Hall

Halfway Fire Hall