North Cleveland, an incorporated residential subdivision on Farm Road 2025 on the northern edge of Cleveland in extreme northwestern Liberty County, was incorporated in the 1960s, when residents chose to de–annex themselves to avoid paying city taxes. The population, first recorded in 1966 at 425, reached a high of 471 in 1978. In 1990 it was reported at 176. At that time a church was in the community, but no business establishments were in operation. In 2000 the population was 263.