OVERVIEW OF THE LIBERTY-DAYTON AREA

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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.

  • Area: 1,176 sq. miles (1,160 square miles is land, 16 square miles is water).
  • Latitude: 30° 11′ N   Longitude: 94° 50′ W.
  • Altitude: 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.
  • Climate: Subtropical.
  • Annual rainfall (avg.): 56″.
  • Annual temperature (avg.): 40° F January – 92° F July.
  • Persons per square mile (2010): 65.3.
  • Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area: Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX Metro.