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Welcome to Liberty Lake ...

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



While we don't have a date for the founding of Liberty Lake, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1909.

A typical abbreviation for Liberty Lake: Liberty Lk.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Liberty Lake had a population of 7,591 people.<2> (see below for details).

Liberty Lake is 2,080 feet [634 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Liberty Lake lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Liberty Lake is within the boundaries of the (509) area code.

Communities Also Named Liberty Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Liberty Lake - it's located in Illinois.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Liberty Lake.

Communities near Liberty Lake ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Liberty Lake.

  • Spokane
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
  • Spokane Valley
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
  • Coeur d'Alene
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
  • Post Falls
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Post Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Post Falls
    • Post Falls is located in Kootenai County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,933 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Post Falls <4>
  • Hayden
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hayden
    • Hayden is located in Kootenai County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,713 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayden <4>
  • Rathdrum
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rathdrum have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rathdrum
    • Rathdrum is located in Kootenai County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,419 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rathdrum <4>
  • Dalton Gardens
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dalton Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalton Gardens
    • Dalton Gardens is located in Kootenai County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,423 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dalton Gardens <4>
  • Millwood
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millwood have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millwood
    • Millwood is located in Spokane County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,801 people
  • Hauser
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hauser have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hauser
    • Hauser is located in Kootenai County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 726 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hauser <4>
  • Hayden Lake
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hayden Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hayden Lake
    • Hayden Lake is located in Kootenai County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 629 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayden Lake <4>

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 Lake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Liberty Lake.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Liberty Lake. 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 Lake.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Liberty Lake. See our Newspapers Page for Liberty Lake.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Liberty Lake ...

Looking for more information about Liberty Lake? 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 Lake, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Liberty Lake.

Adding Liberty Lake to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Liberty Lake 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 we've found for Liberty Lake was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Liberty Lake post office opened in 1909.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Liberty Lake.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Liberty Lake. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Spokane County: www.spokanecounty.org/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Spokane, 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 Lake.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Liberty Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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