The Apalachicola National Forest and covers most of the lower two-thirds of Liberty County with forest land. According to the U.S. Census of 2000, Liberty County is the least populated county in the State of Florida with only 12 people per square mile. It has an estimated population of 8,273 people.
Liberty County is bordered by two great rivers, the Ochlockonee River on the east and the Apalachicola River on the west.
The county’s elevation ranges from about 230 feet above sea level in the northern hills to 30 feet above sea level in the flat woods at the southern end of Liberty County.
The county seat for Liberty County is Bristol, Florida.
Liberty County Table of Contents
Liberty County Map
This map of Liberty County shows Bristol in the center of the county and the Apalachicola National Forest in the south.
Liberty County is centrally located between Tallahassee and Panama City. The county is also 20 miles south of both Georgia and Alabama.
The county has a total 843 square miles (836 is land and 7 is water.) Liberty County is bordered by seven (7) Florida counties:
- Gadsden County to its Northeast
- Wakulla County and Leon County to its East
- Franklin County to its South
- Gulf County to its Southwest
- Calhoun County to its West
- Jackson County to its Northwest
Area Codes and Zip Codes for Liberty County
The area code for Liberty County, FL is 850.
Cities in Liberty County Florida
Liberty County’s only and most populated incorporated city is Bristol.
Unincorporated Cities in Liberty County
- Rock Bluff