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Philip, South Dakota
Welcome to Philip ...
The location of Philip has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Philip has a population of 765 people<3> (see below for details).
Philip is 2,210 feet [674 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Philip is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Philip lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Philip (for example, toward Murdo), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
The area code for Philip: (605)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Philip had an population of 765 people. This is a decrease of 1.8% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.56% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Philip had a population of 779 people (which is 40.22% of the total population of Haakon County). This makes Philip the county's most populous community.
The population of Philip represents 0.1% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 108th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 779 people, the population of Philip decreased 11.98% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 885 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Philip.
Communities Also Named Philip ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Philip - it's located in South Carolina.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Philip.
Communities near Philip ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Philip.
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 Philip. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Philip.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Philip. 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 Philip.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Philip. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Philip.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Philip ...
Looking for more information about Philip? 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 Philip, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Philip.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 22 Oct 2020