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Welcome to Liberty ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Liberty has a population of 32,173 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Liberty.
Liberty is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Liberty lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Liberty is located in the (816) area code.
The ZIP codes for Liberty: 64068-64069, 64087<4>
Websites for Liberty ...
Official Website: www.ci.liberty.mo.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.libertychamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Liberty had an population of 32,173 people. This is an increase of 10.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.65% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Liberty had a population of 29,149 people (which is 13.13% of the total population of Clay County). This makes Liberty the county's most populous community.
The population of Liberty represents 0.49% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 21st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 29,149 people, the population of Liberty increased 11.12% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 26,232 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 Clay County, we know of another 2 Missouri communities named Liberty. Those communities are located in the following counties: Callaway and McDonald County.
Beyond Missouri, 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), Kentucky (7), Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan (2), Mississippi (5), 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.
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. Our list includes 23 papers. 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 on a map titled William Bradley Map (1866).
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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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Liberty: www.ci.liberty.mo.us/
The official website for Clay County: www.claycogov.com/
The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022