Kentucky Hancock County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Hancock County, Kentucky. 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 Kentucky Hancock County.

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Street Address: 240 Court Square, Hawesville, KY 42348
Phone Number: (270) 927-6760 Hancock 48,180 18,252

Street Address: 240 Court Square, Hawesville, KY 42348
Phone Number: (270) 927-6860 Hancock N/A N/A

240 Court Square, Hawesville, KY 42348
Phone Number: (270) 927-6760 Hancock N/A N/A

4. Branch Library LEWISPORT BRANCH
Street Address: 403 Second Street, Lewisport, KY 42351
Phone Number: (270) 295-3765 Hancock N/A N/A

Overview of Hancock County, Kentucky

Hancock County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. As of 2000, the population is 8,392. Its county seat is Hawesville.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 515 km² (199 mi²). 489 km² (189 mi²) of it is land and 26 km² (10 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 5.09% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 8,392 people, 3,215 households, and 2,436 families residing in the county. The population density is 17/km² (44/mi²). There are 3,600 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (19/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.97% White, 0.85% Black or African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 0.56% from two or more races. 0.76% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,215 households out of which 36.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.40% are married couples living together, 8.30% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.20% are non-families. 21.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.59 and the average family size is 3.01.

In the county the population is spread out with 26.70% under the age of 18, 8.50% from 18 to 24, 29.00% from 25 to 44, 24.90% from 45 to 64, and 11.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 97.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $36,914, and the median income for a family is $42,994. Males have a median income of $35,294 versus $23,574 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,623. 13.60% of the population and 11.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 18.00% of those under the age of 18 and 15.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Hancock County, Kentucky has the following cities and towns:

  • Hawesville
  • Lewisport

Map of Hancock County Kentucky