Welcome to the Phillips County, Colorado pages of the US GenWeb Project!
HELLO! Phillips County is adoptable. We are sorry to announce that Vicki Conklin has passed away and a memorial page will be set up for her.
If you might be interested in adopting Phillips Co., please contact the State Coordinator.
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Phillips County Resources Phillips County Lookups Phillips County Message Board (Queries, obits, etc.) Phillips County Cemeteries Phillips County Townships Phillips County Museum Phillips County Archives Colorado research links (the COGenWeb links page)
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Northeastern Colorado Genealogy Mail List information
Historical Facts about Phillips County
Phillips County was formed from the south-eastern part of Logan County, March 27, 1889.
It was named in honor of R. O. Phillips, who was Secretary of the land company which laid out a number of the towns in eastern Colorado.
Holyoke was incorporated in 1888, and was made the county seat at an election held in November 1889.
Haxtun was incorporated in 1909.
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