Mississippi Lauderdale County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Lauderdale County, Mississippi. 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 Mississippi Lauderdale County.

  • COUNTRYAAH.COM: Offers a full list of public holidays in Mississippi.

Street Address: 2517 Seventh Street, Meridian, MS 39301
Phone Number: (601) 693-6771 Lauderdale N/A N/A

Street Address: 2517 Seventh Street, Meridian, MS 39301
Phone Number: (601) 693-6771 Lauderdale 198,827 271,522

Overview of Lauderdale County, Mississippi

Lauderdale County is a county located in the state of Mississippi. As of 2000, the population is 78,161. Its county seat is Meridian.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,853 km² (715 mi²). 1,822 km² (704 mi²) of it is land and 30 km² (12 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.65% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 78,161 people, 29,990 households, and 20,573 families residing in the county. The population density is 43/km² (111/mi²). There are 33,418 housing units at an average density of 18/km² (48/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 60.15% White, 38.18% Black or African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. 1.14% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 29,990 households out of which 33.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.70% are married couples living together, 18.30% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.40% are non-families. 28.00% 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 2.49 and the average family size is 3.06.

In the county the population is spread out with 26.60% under the age of 18, 9.80% from 18 to 24, 28.00% from 25 to 44, 21.40% from 45 to 64, and 14.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 90.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $30,768, and the median income for a family is $37,581. Males have a median income of $31,069 versus $21,111 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,026. 20.80% of the population and 17.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 28.80% of those under the age of 18 and 18.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Lauderdale County, Mississippi has the following cities and towns:

  • Collinsville
  • Marion
  • Meridian
  • Meridian Station
  • Nellieburg

Map of Lauderdale County Mississippi