Phillips County Kansas Created by Jack

Buildings and Landscapes

  • Kirwin Congregational Church.
  • Fort Bessel Museum.
  • Huck Boyd Center.
  • Kansas's Biggest Rodeo.
  • Majestic Theater.

What was the city named after?

William A. Phillips

The city was named after the Politician and Civlil War Colonel William A. Phillips.

Any Important People?

  • Bonnie Leidig-Municipal Court Judge.
  • Eddie Lively-Aquatic Facility Manager.
  • Timothy Driggs-Public Works Supervisor.
  • Linda McDowell-County Clerk.
  • Paul Wisinger-Sheriff.
Bonnie Leidig
Paul Wisinger
Linda McDowell

Cities & Towns

  • Prairie View has 131 people.
  • who Glade has 94 people.
  • Logan has 569 people.
  • Kirwin has 164 people.
  • Phillips County total has a population of 5,533 people. This was all recorded in 2014.

Common Jobs

  • Clinic LPN, Maitencance Position.
  • Deputy Sheriff.
  • Activity Specialist 1.

3 Major Events

  1. The 1st church was the Baptist Church it was destroyed by a tornado in 1879.
  2. In 1903 a very bad storm hit and blew do the towns wooden water tower.
  3. There was a gold rush by Plotner Creek (now in the city park) in the 1870's.

Interesting Facts

  • Phillips county was the 36 county formed in Kansas.
  • The Grasshoppers Plaque of 1874 devasted most crops and made settlers to leave the county.
  • Agra School was the 1st School in Phillips County.

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