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Our Genealogy Helper for Phillipsburg ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Phillipsburg (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Phillipsburg. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Name Variations for Phillipsburg ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Our sources include documents like maps, railroad schedules, Travel, Express and Shipping Guides. Many of these documents date from the 1800's and it's common to find spelling differences.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give you a feel for the variations that might have occurred.

Prior to its current name of Phillipsburg, it was known as Phillipsburgh.

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Phillipsburg is located in Phillips County and is the County Seat.

To see how the shape of Kansas' counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Phillips County: Graham, Norton, Rooks, Smith, Franklin (NE) & Harlan (NE).

Below are the counties that are near Phillipsburg. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Phillipsburg:

  • Phillips County     (The home county of Phillipsburg)
    • Glade [Phillips County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glade
      • Glade [Phillips County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 89 people
      • Former name for Glade:
      • Marvin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glade
    • Speed [Phillips County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Speed
      • Speed [Phillips County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Speed have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Speed
    • Agra [Phillips County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Agra
      • Agra [Phillips County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 238 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Agra
    • Kirwin [Phillips County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirwin
      • Kirwin [Phillips County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 154 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirwin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kirwin<3>
    • Logan [Phillips County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Logan
      • Logan [Phillips County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 529 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Logan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Logan:
      • Deeversville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Logan<3>
    • Prairie View [Phillips County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie View
      • Prairie View [Phillips County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 120 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie View
    • Long Island [Phillips County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Island
      • Long Island [Phillips County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 120 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Island
  • Graham County
    • Nicodemus [Graham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nicodemus
      • Nicodemus [Graham County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Phillipsburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nicodemus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicodemus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nicodemus<3>
    • Roscoe [Graham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roscoe
      • Roscoe [Graham County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Phillipsburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roscoe
    • Bogue [Graham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bogue
      • Bogue [Graham County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 131 people
      • Bogue has also been known as:
      • Wildhorse
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bogue
    • Hill City [Graham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hill City
      • Hill City [Graham County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,354 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hill City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hill City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hill City<3>
  • Norton County
    • Almena [Norton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Almena
      • Almena [Norton County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 376 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Almena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Almena
    • Densmore [Norton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Densmore
      • Densmore [Norton County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the west of Phillipsburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Densmore
    • Edmond [Norton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edmond
      • Edmond [Norton County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the west of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 46 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edmond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Edmond has also been known as:
      • Edmond City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edmond
    • Norton [Norton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norton
      • Norton [Norton County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the west of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,709 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Norton:
      • Billingsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norton<3>
    • Lenora [Norton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lenora
      • Lenora [Norton County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the west of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 229 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lenora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenora<3>
  • Osborne County
    • Alton [Osborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alton
      • Alton [Osborne County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 92 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former names for Alton:
      • Bull City
      • Bull's City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alton
    • Portis [Osborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portis
      • Portis [Osborne County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the east of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 92 people
      • Former name for Portis:
      • Bethany
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portis
    • Osborne [Osborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osborne
      • Osborne [Osborne County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,280 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osborne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Osborne:
      • Penn
      • Osborne has also been known as:
      • Peru
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osborne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osborne<3>
  • Rooks County
    • Stockton [Rooks County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stockton
      • Stockton [Rooks County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the south of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,234 people
      • Former name for Stockton:
      • Stocktown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stockton<3>
    • Woodston [Rooks County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodston
      • Woodston [Rooks County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southeast of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 126 people
      • Woodston has also been known as:
      • Woodston Saw
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodston<3>
    • Damar [Rooks County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Damar
      • Damar [Rooks County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 123 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Damar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Damar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Damar<3>
    • Plainville [Rooks County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plainville
      • Plainville [Rooks County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the south of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,768 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plainville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plainville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plainville<3>
    • Palco [Rooks County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palco
      • Palco [Rooks County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the south of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 262 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palco
    • Zurich [Rooks County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zurich
      • Zurich [Rooks County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the south of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 94 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zurich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zurich
  • Smith County
    • Kensington [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kensington
      • Kensington [Smith County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the east of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 433 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kensington
    • Claudell [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claudell
      • Claudell [Smith County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the east of Phillipsburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claudell
    • Athol [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athol
      • Athol [Smith County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 40 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athol
    • Cedar [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar
      • Cedar [Smith County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Cedar:
      • Cedarville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar
    • Gaylord [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaylord
      • Gaylord [Smith County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the east of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaylord have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaylord
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaylord<3>
    • Smith Center [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smith Center
      • Smith Center [Smith County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,553 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smith Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smith Center
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smith Center<3>
    • Lebanon [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lebanon
      • Lebanon [Smith County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the east of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 195 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebanon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<3>
  • Franklin County (NE)
    • Naponee [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Naponee
      • Naponee [Franklin County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 100 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Naponee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Naponee<3>
    • Bloomington [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomington
      • Bloomington [Franklin County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 96 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomington<3>
    • Franklin [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
      • Franklin [Franklin County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 899 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<3>
    • Riverton [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverton
      • Riverton [Franklin County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 83 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riverton<3>
  • Furnas County (NE)
    • Beaver City [Furnas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver City
      • Beaver City [Furnas County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 572 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaver City<3>
    • Oxford [Furnas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxford
      • Oxford [Furnas County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 711 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<3>
  • Harlan County (NE)
    • Alma [Harlan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alma
      • Alma [Harlan County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,116 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alma<3>
    • Republican City [Harlan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Republican City
      • Republican City [Harlan County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 151 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Republican City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Republican City<3>
    • Orleans [Harlan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orleans
      • Orleans [Harlan County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the north of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 363 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orleans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orleans
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orleans<3>
    • Flynn Junction [Harlan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flynn Junction
      • Flynn Junction [Harlan County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north of Phillipsburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flynn Junction
    • Stamford [Harlan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
      • Stamford [Harlan County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 171 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<3>
    • Huntley [Harlan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntley
      • Huntley [Harlan County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the north of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 42 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntley
    • Ragan [Harlan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ragan
      • Ragan [Harlan County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the north of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 38 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ragan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ragan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ragan<3>

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Phillipsburg, see our County-by-County Page for Phillipsburg.

Newspapers Published in the Vicinity of Phillipsburg ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 135 newspapers that have been published in the area around Phillipsburg.

We have organized these newspapers into two lists:

  • A Local Newspaper List - focusing on the papers published in the immediate area of Phillipsburg. There are actually two parts to this list - papers printed in the immediate area of Phillipsburg and those printed in the larger area surrounding Phillipsburg.
  • An Extended Newspaper List - a longer list, sorted by paper name and containing those papers published within 39 miles [62.8 km] of Phillipsburg.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Phillipsburg:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Kansas
    • Stories from Nebraska

Cemeteries Near Phillipsburg ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Phillipsburg.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Phillipsburg covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Fairview Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fairview Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fairview Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview Cemetery
  • Marvin Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Marvin Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Marvin Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marvin Cemetery
  • Belmont Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Belmont Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Belmont Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont Cemetery
  • Hillsdale Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hillsdale Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hillsdale Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hillsdale Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Phillipsburg.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsdale Cemetery
  • Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Phillipsburg.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery
  • Iowa Union Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Iowa Union Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Iowa Union Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Iowa Union Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Phillipsburg.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iowa Union Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Edwards Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Edwards Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Edwards Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Edwards Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Phillipsburg.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edwards Cemetery
    • Pleasant View Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pleasant View Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pleasant View Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pleasant View Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Phillipsburg.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant View Cemetery
    • Pleasant Hill Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pleasant Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pleasant Hill Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Phillipsburg.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Hill Cemetery
    • Belmont Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Belmont Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Belmont Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Belmont Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Phillipsburg.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont Cemetery
    • Plum Creek Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Plum Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Plum Creek Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Plum Creek Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Phillipsburg.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plum Creek Cemetery
    • Lockwood Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lockwood Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lockwood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Lockwood Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Phillipsburg.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockwood Cemetery
    • Kirin Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Kirin Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Kirin Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Kirin Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Phillipsburg.
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    • Agra Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Agra Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Agra Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Agra Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Phillipsburg.
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    • Greenwood Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Greenwood Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Greenwood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Greenwood Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Phillipsburg.
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Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<4>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Phillipsburg had a population of 992 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2020, Phillipsburg had a population of 2,420 people.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Phillipsburg, with the one closest to Phillipsburg listed first.

  • Phillipsburg [Phillips County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phillipsburg
    • Phillipsburg [Phillips County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Phillipsburg
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 992 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,420 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Phillipsburg had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phillipsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Phillipsburg:
    • Phillipsburgh
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phillipsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phillipsburg<3>
  • Glade [Phillips County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glade
    • Glade [Phillips County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Phillipsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Glade had a post office and railroad service
    • Former name for Glade:
    • Marvin
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  • Gretna [Phillips County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gretna
    • Gretna [Phillips County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Phillipsburg
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Gretna had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gretna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Gretna:
    • Dana
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gretna
  • Stuttgart [Phillips County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stuttgart
    • Stuttgart [Phillips County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Phillipsburg
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Stuttgart had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stuttgart have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Agra [Phillips County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Agra
    • Agra [Phillips County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Phillipsburg
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 26 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 238 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Agra had railroad service and no post office
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  • Kirwin [Phillips County]
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    • Kirwin [Phillips County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Phillipsburg
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 689 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 154 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Kirwin had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirwin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kirwin<3>
  • Continue List ...
    • Logan [Phillips County]
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      • Logan [Phillips County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Phillipsburg
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 390 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 529 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Logan had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Logan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Logan:
      • Deeversville
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Logan<3>
    • Prairie View [Phillips County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie View
      • Prairie View [Phillips County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Phillipsburg
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 46 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 120 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Prairie View had a post office and railroad service
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    • Kensington [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kensington
      • Kensington [Smith County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the east of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 433 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Kensington had a post office and railroad service
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    • Woodruff [Phillips County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodruff
      • Woodruff [Phillips County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Phillipsburg
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 126 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Woodruff had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodruff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Long Island [Phillips County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Island
      • Long Island [Phillips County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Phillipsburg
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 374 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 120 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Long Island had a post office and railroad service
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    • Stockton [Rooks County]
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      • Stockton [Rooks County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the south of Phillipsburg
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 880 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,234 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Stockton had a post office and railroad service
      • Former name for Stockton:
      • Stocktown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stockton<3>
    • Cedar [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar
      • Cedar [Smith County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Cedar had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Cedar:
      • Cedarville
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    • Athol [Smith County]
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      • Athol [Smith County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Phillipsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 40 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Athol had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athol
    • Almena [Norton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Almena
      • Almena [Norton County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Phillipsburg
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 366 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 376 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Almena had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Almena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Phillipsburg. See our List of 1890's Communities around Phillipsburg.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Phillipsburg ...

While our initial data about Phillipsburg came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Phillipsburg in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Phillipsburg.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Note for Phillipsburg:
Services available in 1895: had a Railroad Station, Express Office

Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

We have found Phillipsburg in these Censuses: 2010-1990. See our Census Page for Phillipsburg for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Phillipsburg. See our Misc Page for Phillipsburg for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Phillips County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Phillipsburg. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Phillips County: www.phillipscounty.org/

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Phillipsburg) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Phillipsburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PhillipsburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Phillipsburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7514, Longitude: -99.3223       In this case, the coordinates for Phillipsburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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 Phillipsburg, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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