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Welcome to Liberty ...

The town of Liberty is located in Randolph County<1>.

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 2,655 people<3> (see below for details).

Liberty is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Liberty is within the (336) area code.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Liberty had an population of 2,655 people (or a decrease of 0.23% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Liberty had a population of 2,656 people. This makes Liberty the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Liberty represents 0.03% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 218th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,656 people, the population of Liberty has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,661 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 Randolph County, we know of another 3 North Carolina communities named Liberty. Those communities are located in the following counties: Cherokee, Forsyth 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.

  • Greensboro
  • Burlington
  • Asheboro
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Asheboro
    • Asheboro lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Liberty.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,023 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Asheboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Asheboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asheboro<6>
  • Graham
  • Elon
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elon
    • Elon lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Liberty.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,186 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elon
  • Siler City
  • Gibsonville
  • Elon College
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elon College
    • Elon College lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Liberty.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon College came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elon College
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elon College<6>
  • Pleasant Garden
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Garden
    • Pleasant Garden lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Liberty.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,990 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Garden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Garden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Garden<6>
  • Randleman

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Liberty was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Liberty on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Liberty.

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 Randolph County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Randolph, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Liberty.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Liberty - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 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: 35.8556, Longitude: -79.5681       In this case, the coordinates for Liberty have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.




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