Phillips County


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Phillips County, Arkansas

620 Cherry St Suite 202 County Courthouse
Helena, AR 72342
Phone: (870) 338-5505
Fax: (870) 338-5509

On central-eastern border of AR; organized May 1, 1820 (prior to statehood) from Arkansas County. Name Origin: For Sylvanus Phillips (1766-1830), who explored the area along the Arkansas River in the 1790s

Area (sq mi):: 727.29 (land 692.67; water 34.62) Population per square mile: 34.80
Population 2005: 24,107 State rank: 29 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.80%; 1990-2000 -8.30% Population 2000: 26,445 (White 38.70%; Black or African American 59.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 33.00
Income 2000: per capita $12,288; median household $22,231; Population below poverty level: 32.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,753-$19,845
Unemployment (2004): 9.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 20.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Phillips County, Colorado

221 S Interocean Ave
Holyoke, CO 80734
Phone: (970) 854-3131
Fax: (970) 854-4745
www.phillipscountyco.org

On northeastern border of CO; organized Mar 27, 1889, from Logan County. Name Origin: For R. O. Phillips, an offical in the Lincoln Land Company, which organized many of the towns in eastern CO

Area (sq mi):: 687.74 (land 687.62; water 0.12) Population per square mile: 6.70
Population 2005: 4,586 State rank: 52 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 6.90% Population 2000: 4,480 (White 86.30%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 11.80%; Asian 0.40%; Other 6.30%). Foreign born: 8.10%. Median age: 39.80
Income 2000: per capita $16,394; median household $32,177; Population below poverty level: 11.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,675-$24,910
Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 15.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Phillips County, Montana

314 S 2nd Ave W PO Box 360
Malta, MT 59538
Phone: (406) 654-2423
Fax: (406) 654-2429

On central northern border of MT; organized Feb 5, 1915 from Blaine and Valley counties. Name Origin: For Benjamin D. Phillips, a local landowner and prominent citizen

Area (sq mi):: 5212.17 (land 5139.57; water 72.60) Population per square mile: 0.80
Population 2005: 4,179 State rank: 37 Population change: 2000-20005 -9.20%; 1990-2000 -10.90% Population 2000: 4,601 (White 88.80%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 10.10%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 40.80
Income 2000: per capita $15,058; median household $28,702; Population below poverty level: 18.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,726-$20,306
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 14.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Phillips County, Kansas

301 State St
Phillipsburg, KS 67661
Phone: (785) 543-6825
Fax: (785) 543-6827
www.phillipscounty.org

On the central northern border of KS; established Feb 26, 1867 from Kirwin Land District. Name Origin: Either for William A. Phillips (?-1856), a free-state man murdered at Leavenworth by a proslaver, or for a "gallant private soldier of the Union army."

Area (sq mi):: 894.81 (land 886.23; water 8.58) Population per square mile: 6.20
Population 2005: 5,504 State rank: 66 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.30%; 1990-2000 -8.90% Population 2000: 6,001 (White 97.80%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 42.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,121; median household $35,013; Population below poverty level: 10.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,253-$28,069
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 13.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Keystone XL pipeline is a much-needed lifeline to many rural Montana communities, entering the United States through Phillips County, traveling about 284 miles across eastern Montana to South Dakota.
Lily Peter Auditorium--At Phillips County Community College, this auditorium is host to the Warfield Concert Series among other cultural events.
Drive out of Malta, the seat of Phillips County, south toward the APR holdings along the Charles M.
Randy Schafer, County Administrator for Phillips county, another secession candidate, said he felt the legislative issues happening in Denver didn't "reflect the values in our part of the state.
The most comprehensive winter survey of mines and caves has been in the Pryor Mountains in Carbon County (Madson and Hanson 1992), and only a single hibernaculum, Azure Cave in Phillips County, has been the focus of even moderate monitoring (Hendricks and others 2000).
An investigation by reporters from the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette led to Phillips County Sheriff Ronnie White admitting that his office does not enter felony warrants for wanted fugitives into state or national crime databases.
Earlier, Larcombe -- a third-generation newsman whose family ran the weekly Phillips County News in Malta, Mont.
Ellie Beal, executive assistant/human resources for Phillips County Telephone Co.
The Phillips County News had been particularly vociferous in its opposition to the project.
Before joining LifePoint, Harper served as CEO/administrator of Phillips County Health Systems in Phillipsburg, Kan.
Tracy Atchison of Phillips County, Kansas pulled out all of his Midwestern wit and cunning to harvest a massive grassland buck in 2009.
While the audit is under way, colleges that have opted out of the program include Arkansas Northeastern College, Arkansas State University at Jonesboro, ASU at Beebe, ASU at Heber Springs, Black River Technical College, Cossatot Community College, East Arkansas Community College, Henderson State University, Phillips County Community College, Southern Arkansas University, University of Arkansas Community College at Hope and the University of Central Arkansas in Conway.