Phillips County, Colorado
US Highway 6 in Phillips County
Phillips County is in northeastern Colorado with Nebraska to the east. This is mostly farming and ranching country on the Great Plains.
Phillips County was named in honor of R. O. Phillips who, as secretary of the Lincoln Land Company (a subsidiary of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad), organized several towns in Colorado (including those in Phillips County).
Phillips County contains 688 square miles of land and almost no surface water. The county seat is Holyoke.