Place:Phillipston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

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NamePhillipston
Alt namesPhillipston Centresource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25002494
TypeTown
Coordinates42.533°N 72.133°W
Located inWorcester, Massachusetts, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Phillipston is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 1,682 at the 2010 census.

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Phillipston was first settled in 1751, and incorporated as the town of Gerry in 1786. The town's name was changed from Gerry to Phillipston in 1814, after lieutenant governor William Phillips, Jr.

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