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Welcome to Philipsburg ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Philipsburg has a population of 911 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Philipsburg.
Philipsburg is 5,240 feet [1,597 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Philipsburg is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Philipsburg lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Philipsburg is located in the (406) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Philipsburg had an population of 911 people. This is an increase of 11.1% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.33% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Philipsburg had a population of 820 people (which is 26.63% of the total population of Granite County). This makes Philipsburg the county's most populous community.
The population of Philipsburg represents 0.08% of the population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 64th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 820 people, the population of Philipsburg decreased 10.28% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 914 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Philipsburg.
Communities Also Named Philipsburg ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Philipsburg - they are located in Pennsylvania (2) and Quebec.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Philipsburg.
Communities near Philipsburg ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Philipsburg.
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 Philipsburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Philipsburg.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Philipsburg. 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 Philipsburg.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Philipsburg. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Philipsburg.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Philipsburg ...
Looking for more information about Philipsburg? 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 Philipsburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Philipsburg.
Adding Philipsburg to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Philipsburg 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 Philipsburg was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Philipsburg on a map titled Hixson Map of Montana (1950).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Philipsburg on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Philipsburg. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022