Kansas Thomas County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Thomas County, Kansas. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Kansas Thomas County.

Street Address: 375 West 4th Street, Colby, KS 67701
Phone Number: (785) 460-4470 Thomas 98,196 49,140

375 W. 4th ST., Colby, KS 67701
Phone Number: (913) 462-7563 Thomas N/A N/A

Overview of Thomas County, Kansas

Thomas County (standard abbreviation: TH) is a county located in the state of Kansas. As of 2000, the population is 8,180. Its county seat is Colby.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,784 km² (1,075 mi²). 2,784 km² (1,075 mi²) of it is land and 0 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.01% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Rawlins County, Kansas (north)
  • Decatur County, Kansas (northeast)
  • Sheridan County, Kansas (east)
  • Gove County, Kansas (southeast)
  • Logan County, Kansas (south)
  • Sherman County, Kansas (west)


As of the census of 2000, there are 8,180 people, 3,226 households, and 2,125 families residing in the county. The population density is 3/km² (8/mi²). There are 3,562 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (3/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.14% White, 0.43% Black or African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.95% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. 1.85% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,226 households out of which 32.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.10% are married couples living together, 6.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.10% are non-families. 28.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.45 and the average family size is 3.04.

In the county the population is spread out with 26.30% under the age of 18, 13.50% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 21.20% from 45 to 64, and 14.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 94.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $37,034, and the median income for a family is $45,931. Males have a median income of $33,833 versus $21,310 for females. The per capita income for the county is $19,028. 9.70% of the population and 6.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 5.90% of those under the age of 18 and 7.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Thomas County, Kansas has the following cities and towns:

  • Brewster
  • Colby
  • Gem
  • Menlo
  • Rexford

Map of Thomas County Kansas