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 in southwest Kansas, close to 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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