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Phillips County, Kansas

Date Established: February 26, 1867
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Phillips County
County Seat: Phillipsburg
Origin of Name: In honor of William Phillips, a Free State man who was murdered at Leavenworth on 1 Sept 1856 by Frederick Emory and his pro-slave 'law-and-order' militia.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Arcade Township  97 
Beaver Township  55 
Belmont Township  90 
Bow Creek Township  43 
Crystal Township  50 
Dayton Township  33 
Deer Creek Township  66 
Freedom Township  90 
Glenwood Township  44 
Granite Township  31 
Greenwood Township  42 
Kirwin Township  234 
Logan Township  637 
Long Island Township  226 
Mound Township  144 
Phillipsburg (city)  2,581 
Phillipsburg Township  259 
Plainview Township  15 
Plum Township  379 
Prairie View Township  200 
Rushville Township  15 
Solomon Township  201 
Sumner Township  48 
Towanda Township  22 
Valley Township  23 
Walnut Township  17 
Total population: 5,642 

Township map of Phillips County, 2000
Population:
1880 (12,014)
1890 (13,661)
1900 (14,442)
1910 (14,150)
1920 (12,505)
1930 (12,159)
1940 (10,435)
1950 (9,273)
1960 (8,709)
1970 (7,888)
1980 (7,406)
1990 (6,590)
2000 (6,001)
2010 (5,642)
Other Resources: Post offices in Phillips County
Cemeteries in Phillips County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Phillips County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Phillips County page [Blue Skyways]
Phillips County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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