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Welcome to Phillipsburg ...
The location of Phillipsburg has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Phillipsburg has a population of 2,453 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Phillipsburg.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Phillipsburg: Named for William Addison Phillips (1824-1893), who served as a Major in the First Indian Home Guards and later as a delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives.
The city of Phillipsburg was previously named Phillipsburgh.
Phillipsburg is 1,920 feet [585 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Phillipsburg lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Phillipsburg: (785)
The ZIP code for Phillipsburg: 67661<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Phillipsburg had an population of 2,453 people. This is a decrease of 4.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.06% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Phillipsburg had a population of 2,581 people (or 45.75% of the total population of Phillips County). This makes Phillipsburg the county's most populous community.
The population of Phillipsburg represents 0.09% of the total population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 100th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,581 people, the population of Phillipsburg decreased 3.26% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,668 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Phillipsburg.
Communities Also Named Phillipsburg ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Phillipsburg - they are located in Colorado, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2) and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Phillipsburg.
Communities near Phillipsburg ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Phillipsburg.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Phillipsburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Phillipsburg.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Phillipsburg. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Phillipsburg.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Phillipsburg. Our list includes 25 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Phillipsburg.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Phillipsburg ...
Looking for more information about Phillipsburg? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Phillipsburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Phillipsburg.
Adding Phillipsburg to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Phillipsburg in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Phillipsburg was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Phillipsburg on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Phillipsburg on our Genealogy Page.
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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/
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This page was last modified: 17 Apr 2022