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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03/17 Coming to The area
Great Northern Beer Festival Eagle River WI June8 The Great Northern Beer Festival is a great opportunity to try many
different styles of beers from many different breweries.
Finnfest USA Hancock MI June19-23 FinnFest USA is a festival with strong academic, cultural, and commerce components presenting Finnish and Finnish American culture and heritage.
Darboy Chickenfest Darboy WI June21-23 Free entertainment. Chicken dance contests with prizes. Pizza eating contest.
National Cherry Festival Traverse City MI June29-July6 The Grand Traverse region, known for its world-record tart cherry harvest, bursts with visitors eager to savor the flavor of cherries tucked into everything imaginable.
Ishpeming's Italian Fest Ishpeming MI July27 Visitors can once again enjoy homemade Italian food cooked by the Valela sisters (Teresa Bertucci, Catherine Carlson, Clara Joseph and Mary Jacobson). In addition, various vendors will be serving cudighis, Italian sandwiches, hot dogs, sno cones, ice cream novelties and much more.
Pig in the Pines Ribfest St. Germain WI August1-3 The 9th Annual Pig In The Pines RibFest features award winning ribs, live music every day, family attractions and an all-around good time.