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Philipsburg is a town in Granite County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Philip Deidesheimer, mining superintendent.

The latitude of Philipsburg is 46.332N. The longitude is -113.293W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,243 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 939.


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Median household income
Local
$24,559
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Philipsburg demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Camp Creek
The National Trust for Historic Preservation listed the community as one of its Dozen Distinctive Destinations in 2006.
Local festivals include:
  • Flint Creek Valley Days - July 27-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Philipsburg web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Granite County Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Philipsburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Granite County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 59858 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Philipsburg residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Philipsburg ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Philipsburg was $14,951, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of Philipsburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Philipsburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $301.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $650.


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Granite County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Philipsburg political report.

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The average commute time for Philipsburg workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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