Kentucky Nelson County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Nelson 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 Nelson County.

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Street Address: 114 Fairfield Hill Road, Bloomfield, KY 40008
Phone Number: (502) 252-9129 Nelson N/A N/A

Street Address: 90 Court Square, Bardstown, KY 40004
Phone Number: (502) 348-3714 Nelson 194,070 186,337

Street Address: 90 Court Street, Bardstown, KY 40004
Phone Number: (502) 348-3714 Nelson N/A N/A

Street Address: 90 Court Street, Bardstown, KY 40004
Phone Number: (502) 348-3714 Nelson N/A N/A

5. Branch Library NEW HAVEN BRANCH
Street Address: 141 South Main Street, New Haven, KY 40051
Phone Number: (502) 549-6735 Nelson N/A N/A

Overview of Nelson County, Kentucky

Nelson County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. As of 2000, the population is 37,477. Its county seat is Bardstown.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,098 km² (424 mi²). 1,095 km² (423 mi²) of it is land and 4 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.34% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 37,477 people, 13,953 households, and 10,269 families residing in the county. The population density is 34/km² (89/mi²). There are 14,934 housing units at an average density of 14/km² (35/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 92.84% White, 5.51% Black or African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.37% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. 1.05% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 13,953 households out of which 38.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.90% are married couples living together, 12.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.40% are non-families. 22.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.64 and the average family size is 3.08.

The age distribution is 27.70% under the age of 18, 8.70% from 18 to 24, 30.80% from 25 to 44, 22.20% from 45 to 64, and 10.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 96.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $39,010, and the median income for a family is $44,600. Males have a median income of $32,015 versus $21,838 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,120. 12.20% of the population and 10.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 15.70% of those under the age of 18 and 17.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

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

  • Bardstown
  • Bloomfield
  • Fairfield
  • New Haven

Map of Nelson County Kentucky