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Welcome to Liberal ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Liberal has a population of 19,164 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Liberal.
Liberal is 2,840 feet [866 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Liberal is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Liberal lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Liberal: (620)
The ZIP codes for Liberal: 67901, 67905<4>
Websites for Liberal ...
Official Website: www.cityofliberal.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.liberalkschamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Liberal had an population of 19,164 people. This is a decrease of 6.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.55% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Liberal had a population of 20,525 people (or 89.43% of the total population of Seward County). This makes Liberal the county's most populous community.
The population of Liberal represents 0.72% of the total population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 20th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 20,525 people, the population of Liberal increased 4.37% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 19,666 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Liberal.
Communities Also Named Liberal ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Liberal - they are located in Indiana, Missouri and Oregon.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Liberal.
Communities near Liberal ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Liberal.
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 Liberal. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Liberal.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Liberal. 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 Liberal.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Liberal. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Liberal.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Liberal ...
Looking for more information about Liberal? 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 Liberal, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Liberal.
Adding Liberal to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Liberal 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 Liberal was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Liberal on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Liberal on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Liberal: www.cityofliberal.com/
The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 15 Aug 2022