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Libertyville

James P. Kaetz, Auburn University
Libertyville is located in central Covington County in the extreme south-central part of the state. It has a mayor/city council form of government.
History
Libertyville was incorporated in 1967, with elections held in July of the same year. The local city hall was built upon land donated by local resident Grove Harrelson.
Demographics
According to 2016 Census estimates, Libertyville recorded a population of 133. Of that number, 100 percent of respondents identified themselves as white. The town's median household income was $43,750, and the per capita income was $22,220.
Employment
According to 2016 Census estimates, the workforce in Libertyville was divided among the following industrial categories:
  • Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing (20.0 percent)
  • Other services, except public administration (13.3 percent)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services (12.2 percent)
  • Construction (11.1 percent)
  • Retail trade (8.9 percent)
  • Educational services and health care and social assistance (7.8 percent)
  • Manufacturing (7.8 percent)
  • Transportation and warehousing, and utilities (7.8 percent)
  • Public administration (6.7 percent)
  • Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services (4.4 percent)
Education
Students in Libertyville attend Covington County schools; no public schools are located within the town limits.
Transportation
State Highway 55 bisects Libertyville running northwest-southeast.
Events and Places of Interest
The Conecuh National Forest is located less than five miles south of Libertyville.
Additional Resources
Covington County Heritage Book Committee. The Heritage of Covington County, Alabama. Clanton, Ala.: Heritage Publishing Consultants, 2003.
Published:  September 14, 2016   |   Last updated:  September 4, 2020