Phillips County is named for William Phillips, who was a free-state martyr, murdered September 1, 1856, in Leavenworth.
Created: February 26, 1867
Phillipsburg 1872 – present
County Courthouse – Phillipsburg
Location: 301 State Street / 3rd Street
Built: 1912 – 1913
Architect: R A Curtis ( Curtis Engineering Company )
Contractor: Cuthbert & Sons
Description: The building faces west and is a three story white colored stone structure. On each of the four sides of the building are two large columns rising from the second to third story with a clock above. The main entrance is on the west side. The roof line is flat.
E – Smith County
W – Norton County
Photos taken 2007 and 2010