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Prentis, Noble Lovely. "History of Kansas". Winfield, KS: E. P. Greer, 1899.
Phillips County was established in 1872 after Governor Harved issued a proclamation declaring its organization. The county was named after William Phillips, a Free-State supporter, who was murdered on September 1, 1856. A different William Phillips is the namesake for the town of Phillipsburg.
People of German ancestry settled in and around Stuttgart. People of Scottish and Irish ancestry settled in Agra.
http://www.phillipsburgks.us/community/history/history.htmPhillipsburg-Phillips County centennial, 1872-1972. Edited by Cecil B. Kingery. 1972.
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