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LIBERTY COUNTY, TEXAS

30 9' 0" N, 94 48' 36" W (30.15, -94.81)
Population: 81,704 est. (2016) 75,643 (2010)
Total area: 1,176 square miles (3,050 km2)
1,158 square miles (3,000 km2) land
18 square miles (47 km2) water

Liberty County Topics

  • History
  • Town List
  • Vintage Maps
  • Liberty County TX
    Contiguous Counties:
    Polk County (N) Hardin County (E) Jefferson County (SE) Chambers County (S) Harris County (SW) Montgomery County (W) San Jacinto County (NW)

    Liberty County History

    1936 Texas Centennial Marker:

    LIBERTY COUNTY
    A trail across this region traveled and described by Alonso de Leon in 1690 became the "La Bahia" or "Lower Road" in the 18th century. First settlement, Atascosito, established in 1757. The town established May 5, 1831 as the "Villa de la Santisima Trinity de la Libertad" (City of the Blessed Trinity of Liberty) became the county seat and gave the county its name when created and organized in 1836.
    Liberty County Courthouse
    Texas Liberty County Courthouse
    Liberty County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Liberty County Town List

    Cities, Towns & Ghost Towns: History, attractions, landmarks, architecture, monuments, museums, cemeteries, bridges, parks, vintage & contemporary images, area destinations, hotels, and forum.

    County Seat - Liberty
    Book Hotel Here - Liberty Hotels
  • Africa ghost town
  • Ames
  • Atascosito ghost town
  • Cleveland
  • Daisetta
  • Dayton
  • Devers
  • Eastgate
  • Hull
  • Liberty County Seat
  • Nimrod ghost town
  • Raywood
  • Romayor
  • Rye
  • Tarkington Prairie

  • Liberty County Vintage Maps
    TX  Liberty County 1882 Map
    Liberty County 1882 map
    From Texas state map #2134
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX  Liberty County  1907 Postal Map
    Liberty County 1907 postal map
    From Texas state map #2090
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX   Liberty County 1940s Map
    Liberty County 1920s map
    From Texas state map #10749
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX   Liberty County 1940s Map
    Liberty County 1940s map
    From Texas state map #4335
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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