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Phillipsburg, New Jersey

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Welcome to Phillipsburg ...

The town of Phillipsburg is located in Warren County.

The location of Phillipsburg has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Phillipsburg has a population of 14,459 people<2> (see below for details).

Phillipsburg was incorporated in 1861.

The community of 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 area code for Phillipsburg: (908)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Phillipsburg had a population of 14,950 people (or 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 total 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Phillipsburg had an population of 14,459 people. This is a decrease of 3.28% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.66% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Phillipsburg.

Communities near Phillipsburg ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Phillipsburg and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Allentown (PA)   [Map]   121,283   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bangor (PA)   [Map]   5,227   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bethlehem (PA)   [Map]   75,707   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Catasauqua (PA)   [Map]   6,596   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Emmaus (PA)   [Map]   11,454   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fountain Hill (PA)   [Map]   4,709   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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, 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Phillipsburg. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Phillipsburg. Our list includes 12 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Phillipsburg:

Websites for Phillipsburg ...

Chamber of Commerce:

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.

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.

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Phillipsburg.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Phillipsburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Phillipsburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Phillipsburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Phillipsburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6890, Longitude: -75.1824     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Phillipsburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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