A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Liberty ...
The location of Liberty has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Liberty has a population of 667 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Liberty.
Liberty is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Liberty lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Liberty: (601) and (769)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Liberty had an population of 667 people. This is a decrease of 8.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.37% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Liberty had a population of 728 people (or 5.54% of the total population of Amite County). This makes Liberty the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Liberty represents 0.02% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 181st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 728 people, the population of Liberty increased 15.01% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 633 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Liberty.
Adding Liberty to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
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, we also found mention of Liberty elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Liberty on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Liberty ...
While we believe that this Liberty is located in Amite County, we know of another 4 Mississippi communities named Liberty. Those communities are located in the following counties: Covington, Kemper, Newton and Winston County.
Beyond Mississippi, 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), 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.
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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Liberty, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Liberty.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Liberty. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 04 Mar 2021