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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 (2020 census)
Arcade Township  88 
Beaver Township  53 
Belmont Township  78 
Bow Creek Township  18 
Crystal Township  42 
Dayton Township  48 
Deer Creek Township  68 
Freedom Township  77 
Glenwood Township  54 
Granite Township  28 
Greenwood Township  38 
Kirwin Township  179 
Logan Township  513 
Long Island Township  211 
Mound Township  96 
Phillipsburg (city)  2,337 
Phillipsburg Township  242 
Plainview Township  28 
Plum Township  331 
Prairie View Township  165 
Rushville Township  30 
Solomon Township  148 
Sumner Township  35 
Towanda Township  28 
Valley Township  24 
Walnut Township  22 
Total population: 4,981 

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)
2020 (4,981)
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 GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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