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West Liberty, Iowa

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The location of West Liberty

Welcome to West Liberty ...

The city of West Liberty is located in Muscatine County.

The location of West Liberty has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for West Liberty: W. Liberty

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, West Liberty has a population of 3,794 people<2> (see below for details).

West Liberty is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: West Liberty lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for West Liberty: (319)

The ZIP code for West Liberty: 52776<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, West Liberty had a population of 3,736 people (or 8.74% of the total population of Muscatine County). This makes West Liberty the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of West Liberty represents 0.12% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 104th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,736 people, the population of West Liberty increased 12.12% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,332 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, West Liberty had an population of 3,794 people. This is an increase of 1.55% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.87% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for West Liberty.

Communities Also Named West Liberty ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named West Liberty - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Ohio (4), Pennsylvania (3) and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for West Liberty.

Websites for West Liberty ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around West Liberty. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of West Liberty. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around West Liberty. Our list includes 11 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for West Liberty:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Liberty ...

Looking for more information about West Liberty? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for West Liberty, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for West Liberty.

Communities near West Liberty ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Iowa City   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the West (W) of West Liberty

Located in Johnson County

Muscatine   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of West Liberty

Coralville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of West Liberty

Located in Johnson County

Tipton   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of West Liberty

Located in Cedar County

Wilton   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of West Liberty

West Branch   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of West Liberty

Located in Cedar County

Durant   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of West Liberty

Located in Cedar County

Lone Tree   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of West Liberty

Located in Johnson County

University Heights   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of West Liberty

Located in Johnson County

Riverside   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of West Liberty

Located in Washington County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for West Liberty.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Iowa

About Muscatine County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for West Liberty:

The official website for Muscatine County:

The official website for State of Iowa:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for West Liberty.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Liberty - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as West Liberty). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether West Liberty or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- West Liberty) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for West Liberty. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West Liberty

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Liberty. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5722, Longitude: -91.2624     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Liberty have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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