Learn more about Libertyville, Illinois
The land that is now Libertyville was the property of the Illinois River Potawatomi Indians until August 1829, when economic and resource pressures forced the tribe to sell much of their land in northern Illinois to the U.S. government for $12,000 cash, an additional $12,000 in goods, plus an annual delivery of 50 barrels of salt.
The Des Plaines River forms much of the eastern boundary of the village. Other bodies of water include Butler Lake and Minear Lake.
White Sox all-time home run leader, Frank Thomas, lives in Libertyville.
Other Libertyville, Illinois stats:
The average household size was 2.7 and the average family size was 3.2.
Median resident age: 39 years, Illinois average age: 42.2 years old.
Zip codes: 60048
Source: 2010 U.S. Census
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