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Welcome to Liberty ...

The city of Liberty is located in Pickens County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Liberty has a population of 3,159 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Liberty is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Liberty: (864)

The ZIP code for Liberty: 29657<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Liberty had an population of 3,159 people. This is a decrease of 3.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.99% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Liberty had a population of 3,269 people. This makes Liberty the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Liberty represents 0.07% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 83rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,269 people, the population of Liberty increased 8.64% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,009 people).

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

Communities Also Named Liberty ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, North Carolina (4), Ohio (5), Oklahoma (6), Oregon (3), Pennsylvania (4), Rhode Island, Saskatchewan, 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.

  • Greenville [Greenville County]
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    • Greenville [Greenville County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Liberty
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,227 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<6>
  • Anderson [Anderson County]
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    • Anderson [Anderson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Liberty
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,701 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anderson<6>
  • Easley [Pickens County]
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    • Easley [Pickens County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Liberty
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,626 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Easley<6>
  • Clemson [Pickens County]
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    • Clemson [Pickens County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Liberty
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,780 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clemson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clemson<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Seneca [Oconee County]
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      • Seneca [Oconee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Liberty
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,564 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seneca<6>
    • Travelers Rest [Greenville County]
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      • Travelers Rest [Greenville County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Liberty
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,202 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Travelers Rest
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Travelers Rest<6>
    • Central [Pickens County]
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      • Central [Pickens County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Liberty
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,452 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Central<6>
    • Williamston [Anderson County]
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      • Williamston [Anderson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Liberty
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,298 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamston<6>
    • Pendleton [Anderson County]
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      • Pendleton [Anderson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Liberty
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,313 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pendleton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pendleton<6>
    • Pickens [Pickens County]
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      • Pickens [Pickens County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Liberty
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,185 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pickens<6>

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 Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Pickens 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 Pickens County: www.co.pickens.sc.us/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Pickens, 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 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 for your convenience: 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: 34.7879, Longitude: -82.6928    
<6>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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