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Welcome to Phipps ...

So far, we have found very little information about Phipps. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Phipps to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Phipps, please Contact Us.




Phipps would have been located within present day Hale County.

We aren't confident of the location of Phipps, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Phipps is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Phipps was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities near Phipps ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Phipps and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Akron   [Map]   332   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Brent   [Map]   4,864   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Coaling   [Map]   1,660   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Duncanville   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Egypt - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Foster's   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Phipps.

Communities Also Named Phipps ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Phipps - they are located in Florida, Kansas, Quebec, Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Phipps.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Phipps. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Phipps. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Phipps.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Phipps:

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The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Phipps, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Phipps - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Phipps) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Phipps. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Phipps

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Phipps. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9294, Longitude: -87.5028     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Phipps have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Phipps.

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