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The community of Powell, TN offers the conveniences of local shopping centers, schools, and easy access to vital interstates. It is still located in Knox County, North of Knoxville, but can be considered a suburban area to the County. More About Powell Below you’ll find the current MLS listings and Powell homes for sale. For more information about any of these homes, or to schedule a private showing, please contact Rhonda Lyles, REALTOR – your Powell real estate specialist!
In the earlier settler days the area is known as a place established as the first trading outposts in Knox County, and named from the train stop, Powell Station and is not currently in use, but instead it serves as the community of unique shops along the original neighborhoods, Depot Drive and Spring Street. The influence of the Old South’s culture can still be seen today, mainly by architecture, several of the older homes in the original part are believed to have been used as Confederate hospitals during the Civil War.
Powell Shopping, Businesses & Economy
The largest chain of convenience stores in the Southeast, Weigel, was started in Powell in Knox County and remains the headquarters of the business today. Tennova Healthcare relocated to the Powell area several years ago and the growth of the community has increased immensely. In recent years the area has seen a great deal of commercial and residential growth, increasing the need of jobs for the community. Oak Ridge and Clinton are the two surrounding areas nearby and also bring a need for a wide variety of shopping, restaurants, and medical facilities.