Phillipsburg (New Jersey)

Phillipsburg is an urban town in northwest New Jersey. It is officially part of the Skylands region of New Jersey. It can also be considered part of the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania since it is so close to the city Easton.

A view of Phillipsburg and the Free Bridge (Northampton Street Bridge)

Phillipsburg was once a transportation hub, with five train lines and 3 canals coming together. The canal arch of the Morris Canal can be seen when traveling down the river on canoe, kayak or raft.

The town is currently an Urban Enterprise Zone and many improvements are underway to bring back the town. Visitors are greeted by a unique and stunning architecture on South Main Street.

Get in

By car

A view of the striking Easton–Phillipsburg Toll Bridge on Route 22

Interstate 78 or Route 22.

Get around

By car

US Route 22 (Memorial Parkway) is the main thoroughfare, along with Interstate 78. Main Street runs through the downtown area.

By taxi

By bus

Bus services are provided by NJ Transit. On the Pennsylvania side, LANTA provides mass transit services.


John Roseberry Homestead, completed in 1783







Phillipsburg's area code is 908. Area codes in Allentown are 610, 484, and 835.

Go next

Routes through Phillipsburg

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