Liberal, Kansas

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Liberal, Kansas
City
Welcome sign on U.S. Route 83
Location of Liberal, Kansas
Coordinates: 37°2′36″N 100°55′41″W / 37.04333°N 100.92806°W / 37.04333; -100.92806Coordinates: 37°2′36″N 100°55′41″W / 37.04333°N 100.92806°W / 37.04333; -100.92806
Country United States
State Kansas
County Seward
Founded 1888
Incorporated 1888
Government
 • Mayor Tim Long
Area
 • Total 11.75 sq mi (30.43 km2)
 • Land 11.61 sq mi (30.07 km2)
 • Water 0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
Elevation 2,835 ft (864 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 20,525
 • Estimate (2012[2]) 21,084
 • Density 1,767.9/sq mi (682.6/km2)
 • µSA 23,547
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 67901, 67905
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-39825[3]
GNIS feature ID 0470667[4]

Liberal is a city located in southwest Kansas not far from the Oklahoma state border. Population in 2010 was 20,525 in Liberal. The city was founded in 1888 and incorporated in the same year.

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