Welcome to the Phillips County, Colorado pages of the US GenWeb Project!  

Hello and welcome to the PhillipsCcounty Gen Web site. First off I would like to thank Vicki Conklin for developing and maintaining this page. She passed away leaving her work here unfinished, but her friends and family remember here fondly. She is dearly missed.

Now, I would like to introduce myself. My name is Aileene Vance and I currently reside in Eckley Colorado. I am here to assist anyone needing help reseaching Phillips County. Please feel free to contact me at

Table of Contents

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)
(use your browser's BACK command to return to this county)
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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