Southern States Philippi Cooperative was organized as a retail business on March 24, 1941. The original storefront was in the Thomas Wolfe building at the end of North High Street in Philippi. The Co-Op operated at this location until July 1948 when it purchased the Haney Building at the corner of Woods and Depot Street about 100 yards away. In July of 1965 the members of Philippi Cooperative sold their interests to Southern States Cooperative, Inc. and the business became Southern States Cooperative - Philippi Service. Shortly thereafter the Cooperative purchased the LP gas business operated as Scott Maytag and made it a part of their operation. Although services offered have come and gone and the product mix sold has been changed over the years, Southern States Philippi Service continues to serve Barbour County and surrounding areas with farm and home needs just as it has since 1941, making it one of the longest lasting retail businesses in Philippi and Barbour County.
Farmer owned since 1923, Southern States has been providing expert products, services and advice to people who like to get their hands dirty. Whether you're running a small hobby farm or a commercial farm, tending your garden or trying to keep your lawn looking green and lush, we'll give you the tools and know-how you need to get the job done right.
For more information, give our store a call at the number above or stop by for a visit and meet our friendly team. You can also browse Southern States' full website at www.southernstates.com or connect with us on Facebook & Twitter for timely updated on specials, events and more.