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Welcome to Liberty ...

Liberty is located in Cherokee County<1>.

Liberty is 1,660 feet [506 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Liberty is located in the (828) area code.

Websites for Liberty ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cherokeecountychamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Liberty, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Liberty ...

While we believe that this Liberty is located in Cherokee County, we know of another 3 North Carolina communities named Liberty. Those communities are located in the following counties: Forsyth, Randolph and Rowan County.

Beyond North Carolina, 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), Missouri (3), Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico (3), New York, 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.

  • Jacktown [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacktown
    • Jacktown [Monroe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Liberty
    • Estimated population in 2014: 67,319 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacktown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacktown
  • Pantertown [Fannin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pantertown
    • Pantertown [Fannin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Liberty
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 9,749 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pantertown
  • Etowah [McMinn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Etowah
    • Etowah [McMinn County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Liberty
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,527 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Etowah have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Etowah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Etowah<5>
  • Cutcane [Fannin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cutcane
    • Cutcane [Fannin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Liberty
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,417 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cutcane have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cutcane
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Belltown Hill [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belltown Hill
      • Belltown Hill [Polk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Liberty
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,457 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belltown Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belltown Hill
    • Murphy [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murphy
      • Murphy [Cherokee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Liberty
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,666 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murphy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murphy<5>
    • Hemp [Fannin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hemp
      • Hemp [Fannin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Liberty
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,647 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hemp have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hemp
    • Blue Ridge [Fannin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Ridge
      • Blue Ridge [Fannin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Liberty
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,473 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Ridge<5>
    • McCaysville [Fannin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCaysville
      • McCaysville [Fannin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Liberty
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,217 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McCaysville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCaysville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McCaysville<5>
    • Tellico Plains [Monroe County]

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.

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About Cherokee County

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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.

The official website for Cherokee County: www.cherokeecounty-nc.gov/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Cherokee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Liberty - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 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 for our own planning, 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: 35.1233, Longitude: -84.2934    
<4>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.
<5>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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