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Welcome to Liberty ...

The city of Liberty is located in Casey County<1> and is the County Seat for Casey County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Liberty has a population of 2,160 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Liberty is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Liberty lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Liberty (for example, toward Greensburg), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The area code for Liberty: (606)

The ZIP code for Liberty: 42539<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Liberty had an population of 2,160 people. This is a decrease of 0.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Liberty had a population of 2,168 people (which is 13.59% of the total population of Casey County). This makes Liberty the county's most populous community.

The population of Liberty represents 0.05% of the total population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 141st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,168 people, the population of Liberty increased 17.19% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,850 people).

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

Communities Also Named Liberty ...

While we believe that this Liberty is located in Casey County, we know of another 6 Kentucky communities named Liberty. Those communities are located in the following counties: Meade, Perry, Pike, Todd, Webster and Whitley County.

Beyond Kentucky, there are 127 communities that are also named Liberty - they are located in Alabama (7), Arizona, Arkansas (5), California (2), Colorado (4), Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Idaho (2), Illinois (4), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan (2), Mississippi (5), Missouri (3), Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico (3), New York, North Carolina (4), Ohio (5), Oklahoma (6), Oregon (3), Pennsylvania (4), Rhode Island, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Tennessee (17), Texas (10), Utah (2), Virginia (6), Washington (2), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Liberty ...

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

  • Russell Springs [Russell County]
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    • Russell Springs [Russell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Liberty
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,649 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Russell Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Russell Springs<6>
  • Science Hill [Pulaski County]
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    • Science Hill [Pulaski County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Liberty
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 693 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Science Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Science Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Science Hill<6>
  • Hustonville [Lincoln County]
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    • Hustonville [Lincoln County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Liberty
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 368 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hustonville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hustonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hustonville<6>
  • Eubank [Pulaski County]
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    • Eubank [Pulaski County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Liberty
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 334 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eubank have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eubank
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eubank<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bradfordsville [Marion County]
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      • Bradfordsville [Marion County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Liberty
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 299 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bradfordsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradfordsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bradfordsville<6>
    • Cantown [Casey County]
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      • Cantown [Casey County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Liberty
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cantown have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cantown
    • Gilpin [Casey County]
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      • Gilpin [Casey County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Liberty
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilpin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilpin
    • Creston [Casey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creston
      • Creston [Casey County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Liberty
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creston have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creston
    • Labascus [Casey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Labascus
      • Labascus [Casey County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Liberty
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Labascus have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Labascus
    • Middleburg [Casey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middleburg
      • Middleburg [Casey County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Liberty
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleburg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middleburg

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 Liberty. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Liberty.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Liberty. 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 Liberty.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Liberty. See our Newspapers Page for Liberty.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Liberty ...

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

Adding Liberty to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Liberty 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 Liberty was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Liberty in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Casey, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Liberty.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Liberty - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Liberty). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Liberty or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- 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 Liberty. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LibertyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Liberty. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3185, Longitude: -84.9361    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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