Liberal, Kansas

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Liberal, Kansas
Welcome sign on U.S. Route 83
Welcome sign on U.S. Route 83
Location of Liberal, Kansas
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
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountySeward
Founded1888
Incorporated1888
Government
 • MayorTim Long
Area
 • Total11.75 sq mi (30.43 km2)
 • Land11.61 sq mi (30.07 km2)
 • Water0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
Elevation
2,835 ft (864 m)
Population
 • Total20,525
 • Estimate 
(2012[2])
21,084
 • Density1,767.9/sq mi (682.6/km2)
 • µSA
23,547
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
67901, 67905
Area code(s)620
FIPS code20-39825[3]
GNIS feature ID0470667[4]
WebsiteCityOfLiberal.org

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.

Sources[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  2. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-29.
  3. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.