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Liberty County comprises an area of Southeast Texas known as the Coastal Prairie.
The estimated population of Liberty County on July 1, 2017 was 83,658. The official count in 2010 was 75,643.
Retail, manufacturing, health care and social assistance, educational services and construction make up the top five industry sectors in Liberty County.
The most populated cities are Dayton in the western section of the county, Cleveland in the northern section and Liberty, the county seat, located in the south-central region.
The climate is primarily subtropical with an altitude variance of 20 to 200-plus feet.
The cities of Beaumont and Houston are easily accessible via the east-west routes of Highway 90 and IH-10. Baytown is situated just south of IH-10 and 20-25 miles from the Liberty-Dayton area.
1,176 sq. miles (1,160 square miles is land, 16 square miles is water).
: 30° 11′ N
: 94° 50′ W.
Varies from 20ft. – 243ft.
The highest point in Liberty County at 243 feet MSL (Mean Sea Level) is Davis Hill, a salt dome in north Liberty County.
Annual rainfall (avg.)
Annual temperature (avg.):
40° F January – 92° F July.
Persons per square mile (2010):
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area:
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX Metro.
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