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Welcome to Philipsburg ...

Philipsburg is located in Centre County<1>.

The location of Philipsburg has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Philipsburg has a population of 2,698 people<3> (see below for details).

Philipsburg is 1,430 feet [436 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Philipsburg lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Philipsburg had an population of 2,698 people. This is a decrease of 2.6% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.71% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Philipsburg had a population of 2,770 people. This makes Philipsburg the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Philipsburg represents 0.02% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 340th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,770 people, the population of Philipsburg decreased 9.36% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,056 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 two Pennsylvania communities named Philipsburg: This one is located in Centre County and the other is located in Fayette County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 3 communities that are also named Philipsburg - they are located in Montana 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.

  • Clearfield [Clearfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clearfield
    • Clearfield [Clearfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Philipsburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,839 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clearfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clearfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clearfield<6>
  • Tyrone [Blair County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tyrone
    • Tyrone [Blair County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Philipsburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,139 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyrone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tyrone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyrone<6>
  • Curwensville [Clearfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Curwensville
    • Curwensville [Clearfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Philipsburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,385 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Curwensville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Curwensville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Curwensville<6>
  • Osceola Mills [Clearfield County]
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    • Osceola Mills [Clearfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Philipsburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,069 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osceola Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osceola Mills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osceola Mills<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Snow Shoe [Centre County]
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      • Snow Shoe [Centre County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Philipsburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 765 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Shoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Shoe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snow Shoe<6>
    • Houtzdale [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Houtzdale
      • Houtzdale [Clearfield County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Philipsburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 746 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Houtzdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houtzdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houtzdale<6>
    • Irvona [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irvona
      • Irvona [Clearfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Philipsburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 611 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irvona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irvona<6>
    • Port Matilda [Centre County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Matilda
      • Port Matilda [Centre County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Philipsburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 587 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Matilda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Matilda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Matilda<6>
    • Coalport [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coalport
      • Coalport [Clearfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Philipsburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 491 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coalport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coalport<6>
    • Ramey [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ramey
      • Ramey [Clearfield County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Philipsburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 429 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ramey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ramey

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. 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Centre County

About Pennsylvania

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.

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Centre, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Philipsburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Philipsburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Philipsburg) 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 Philipsburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Philipsburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Philipsburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9039, Longitude: -78.2161       In this case, the coordinates for Philipsburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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