Liberty is a city in the U.S. state of Texas, within Liberty County. The population was 8,397 at the 2010 census. It serves as the seat of Liberty County.
Liberty is the third oldest city in the state—established in 1831 on the banks of the Trinity River. The city also has a twin of the Liberty Bell from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Its area code is 936 and its ZIP code is 77575.
Liberty is located at 30°3′27″N 94°47′48″W (30.057546, -94.796662).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 35.4 square miles (92 km2), of which 35.0 square miles (91 km2) is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) (1.02%) is water.
As of the 2010 census Liberty had a population of 8,397. The racial composition of the population was 70.3% white, 13.3% black or African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 13.4% from some other race and 2.1% from two or more races. 23.2% of the population was Hispanic or Latino of any race.
As of the census of 2000, there were 8,033 people, 2,860 households, and 2,053 families residing in the city.