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Welcome to Libertyville ...

The village of Libertyville is located in Lake County<1>.

The location of Libertyville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Libertyville: LIB-er-ti-vil<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Libertyville has a population of 20,220 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Libertyville.

Libertyville is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Area codes for Libertyville: (847) and (224)<6>

The ZIP codes for Libertyville: 60048, 60092<7>

Websites for Libertyville ...

Official Website:   www.libertyville.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.glmvchamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Libertyville had an population of 20,220 people. This is a decrease of 0.47% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Libertyville had a population of 20,315 people. This makes Libertyville the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Libertyville represents 0.16% of the population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 121st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 20,315 people, the population of Libertyville decreased 2.06% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 20,742 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Libertyville.

Communities Also Named Libertyville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Libertyville - they are located in Alabama, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, New Jersey and New York.

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

Communities near Libertyville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Libertyville.

  • Waukegan [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waukegan
    • Waukegan [Lake County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<8> to the northeast of Libertyville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,453 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waukegan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waukegan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waukegan<9>
  • Arlington Heights [Cook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arlington Heights
    • Arlington Heights [Cook County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<8> to the south of Libertyville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,999 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington Heights
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington Heights<9>
  • Schaumburg [Cook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schaumburg
    • Schaumburg [Cook County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<8> to the south of Libertyville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,049 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schaumburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schaumburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schaumburg<9>
  • Palatine [Cook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palatine
    • Palatine [Cook County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<8> to the south of Libertyville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,830 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palatine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palatine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palatine<9>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Des Plaines [Cook County]
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      • Des Plaines [Cook County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<8> to the south of Libertyville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,179 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Des Plaines have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Des Plaines
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Des Plaines<9>
    • Mount Prospect [Cook County]
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      • Mount Prospect [Cook County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<8> to the south of Libertyville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,299 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Prospect have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Prospect
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Prospect<9>
    • Hoffman Estates [Cook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoffman Estates
      • Hoffman Estates [Cook County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<8> to the southwest of Libertyville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 50,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoffman Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoffman Estates
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoffman Estates<9>
    • Glenview [Cook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenview
      • Glenview [Cook County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<8> to the southeast of Libertyville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 46,823 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenview
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenview<9>
    • Buffalo Grove [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo Grove
      • Buffalo Grove [Lake County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<8> to the south of Libertyville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,161 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo Grove<9>
    • Crystal Lake [McHenry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal Lake
      • Crystal Lake [McHenry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<8> to the west of Libertyville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,642 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crystal Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crystal Lake<9>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Libertyville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Libertyville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Libertyville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Libertyville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Libertyville. Our list includes 13 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Libertyville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Libertyville ...

Looking for more information about Libertyville? 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 Libertyville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Libertyville.

Adding Libertyville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Libertyville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Libertyville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Libertyville on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Illinois

About Lake County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Libertyville: www.libertyville.com/

The official website for Lake County: www.co.lake.il.us

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Lake, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Libertyville. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Libertyville.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Libertyville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (224) is an overlay for area code (847).
<7>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 village (such as Libertyville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Libertyville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<8>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Libertyville) 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 Libertyville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LibertyvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Libertyville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2871, Longitude: -87.9672       In this case, the coordinates for Libertyville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<9>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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