Welcome

Liberal, Kansas is named for the liberality of its first lone settler, who freely shared water with travelers despite its scarcity. Though we have grown to a city of more than 21,000 residents, Liberal, Kansas endeavors to preserve our heritage of hospitality. We urge you to explore our website and to let us know how we can help.

Look under the News section on the top right of this page to get resources to help your business deal with the coronavirus situation, or contact the Economic Development office at 620-626-2256!

Choose Liberal…..where five states do business!

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Location

Liberal is in southwest Kansas at the crossroads of U.S. Highway 54, U.S. Highway 83 and Union Pacific Railroad. We are known as the "Crossroads of Commerce" with consumers from Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado and New Mexico doing business in Liberal, and so should you!

The Location of Liberal, Kansas

Quick Facts

Plains Cotton Corporation’s cotton storage warehouse on the northeast edge of Liberal, Kansas is seven acres under roof and has 330,000 square feet of storage space.

The Mighty Samson Bridge built in 1939 is one of the Architectural Wonders of Kansas.  The bridge is 113 feet above the Cimarron River and 1269 feet long.  The bridge was a new design which was necessary after three different bridges at the location collapsed during the span of two decades.

National Helium opened in Liberal, Kansas in 1963 and is the largest helium plant in the world.