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Powers is in Menominee County, and in the Northern Region. This community is located west of Escanaba at the junction of US Hwy 2 and US Hwy 41.

The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 429, an increase of 5 since 1990.

Powers was first purchased in 1872 by Edward Powers, a civil engineer for the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad. He platted and developed the area, and then opened a post office here in 1877. The town was eventually organized as a village in 1915.

Today, Powers is a small but growing residential community which is economically supported by lumber and tourism.

Accommodations in Powers include Candle Lite Motel. Click for more details, including other accommodations in the area, as well as online reservations.

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