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Welcome to Liberty ...

Liberty is located in Vernon County<1>.

The location of Liberty has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Liberty is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Liberty lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Liberty lies within the (608) area code.

Websites for Liberty ...

Official Website: www.townofliberty.com/

Communities Also Named Liberty ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Liberty: This one is located in Vernon County and the other is located in Grant County.

Beyond Wisconsin, 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, South Carolina, Tennessee (17), Texas (10), Utah (2), Virginia (6), Washington (2) and West Virginia (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.

  • Viroqua [Vernon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Viroqua
    • Viroqua [Vernon County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Liberty
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,394 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Viroqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Viroqua
  • Westby [Vernon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westby
    • Westby [Vernon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Liberty
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,254 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westby
  • Viroqua [Vernon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Viroqua
    • Viroqua [Vernon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Liberty
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,832 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Viroqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Viroqua
  • Clinton [Vernon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinton
    • Clinton [Vernon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Liberty
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,446 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jefferson [Vernon County]
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      • Jefferson [Vernon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Liberty
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,225 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
    • Franklin [Vernon County]
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      • Franklin [Vernon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Liberty
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,190 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Cashton [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cashton
      • Cashton [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Liberty
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,111 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cashton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cashton
    • Christiana [Vernon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Christiana
      • Christiana [Vernon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Liberty
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 969 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Christiana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Christiana
    • Harmony [Vernon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony
      • Harmony [Vernon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Liberty
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 967 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony
    • Jefferson [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson
      • Jefferson [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Liberty
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 920 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson

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.

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 Vernon County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Liberty: www.townofliberty.com/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Vernon, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Liberty - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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, 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: 43.5164, Longitude: -90.7340       In this case, the coordinates for Liberty have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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