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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.
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.
Libertyville's population according to the 2010 Census was 117. Of that number, 88.9 percent of respondents identified themselves as white, 7.7 percent as two or more races, 4.3 percent as Hispanic or Latino, 1.7 percent as Native American, and 0.9 percent as African American. The town's median household income, according to 2010 estimates, was $49,844, and the per capita income was $22,672.
According to the 2010 Census, the workforce in Libertyville was divided among the following occupational categories:
· Retail trade (49.1 percent)
· Manufacturing (24.6 percent)
· Finance, insurance, and real estate, rental, and leasing (14.0 percent)
· Other services, except public administration (5.3 percent)
· Educational services, and health care and social assistance (3.5 percent)
· Transportation and warehousing and utilities (1.8 percent)
· Wholesale trade (1.8 percent)
Students in Libertyville attend Covington County schools; no public schools are located within the town limits.
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 14, 2016