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Welcome to Phillipsburg ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Phillipsburg, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Phillipsburg has a population of 14,238 people<2> (see below for details).
Phillipsburg is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Phillipsburg lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Phillipsburg: (908)
The ZIP code for Phillipsburg: 08865<4>
Websites for Phillipsburg ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.warrencountychamber.org/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Phillipsburg, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Phillipsburg had an population of 14,238 people. This is a decrease of 4.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.12% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Phillipsburg had a population of 14,950 people (which is 13.75% of the total population of Warren County). This makes Phillipsburg the county's most populous community.
The population of Phillipsburg represents 0.17% of the population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people), making it the state's 36th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 14,950 people, the population of Phillipsburg decreased 1.42% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 15,166 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Phillipsburg.
Communities Also Named Phillipsburg ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 16 communities that are also named Phillipsburg - they are located in Colorado, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, 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 12 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Phillipsburg, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with 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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Phillipsburg was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Phillipsburg on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Phillipsburg.
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 Warren County: www.co.warren.nj.us/
The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023