Liberty County Florida
Liberty County , created in 1855 and named after the American ideal of "Liberty." The Apalachilcola National Forest comprises half of Liberty County. So, if you are looking for rural, country living, Liberty County offers that laid back country lifestyle. Bristol is the County seat and home of aproximately 900 of the county's 8276 residents.
Residents can swim or cast a fishing line in the lakes and rivers that border the county. Families can hike or bike the Florida trail to wind down and disconnect. In Liberty County, creeks that carried the canoes of Indians curl quietly through untouched woodlands. Our school children race around the globe on web-wired computers and when the bell rings, they race their bicycles home through quiet neighborhoods. Liberty County is a fascinating portrait of the old South and the new, of comforting tradition and of well-planned progress.
County population in 2012: 8,276 (all rural); it was 7,021 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 919
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 990
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,816
Renter-occupied apartments: 616 (it was 406 in 2000)
% of renters here: 18%
Land area: 836 sq. mi.
Water area: 7.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 10 people per square mile.
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Liberty County: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)