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Time Zone: Phillips County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Holyoke is the Seat for Phillips County.

Phillips County was founded March 27, 1889 and was created by taking area from LoganCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Phillips had a population of 4,472 people. This is a decrease of 0.18% since the last Census (which gave a population of 4,480 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Phillips represented 0.1% of the total population of Colorado, making it the state's 52nd most populous county (out of 64 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20104,442-0.85%-0.67% since 2009
20094,472-0.18%+0.54% since 2008
20084,448-0.71%-0.47% since 2007
20074,469-0.25% 
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20004,480The Last Census

More information can be found on the Phillips County Census Page for Phillips County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Phillips County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Phillips County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Holyoke   2,2252,2611.59% decrease  
Haxtun   9649821.83% decrease  
Paoli   41422.38% decrease  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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