Mississippi Lawrence County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

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

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Street Address: 142 Washington Street, Monticello, MS 39654
Phone Number: (601) 587-2471 Lawrence N/A N/A

Street Address: 209 Jones Street, New Hebron, MS 39140
Phone Number: (601) 694-2623 Lawrence N/A N/A

Overview of Lawrence County, Mississippi

Lawrence County is a county located in the state of Mississippi. As of 2000, the population is 13,258. Its county seat is Monticello.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,129 km² (436 mi²). 1,115 km² (431 mi²) of it is land and 13 km² (5 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.17% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 13,258 people, 5,040 households, and 3,749 families residing in the county. The population density is 12/km² (31/mi²). There are 5,688 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (13/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 66.94% White, 32.07% Black or African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.09% from other races, and 0.44% from two or more races. 0.67% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 5,040 households out of which 35.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.90% are married couples living together, 14.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.60% are non-families. 24.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.61 and the average family size is 3.10.

In the county the population is spread out with 27.30% under the age of 18, 9.40% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 22.60% from 45 to 64, and 13.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 92.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $28,495, and the median income for a family is $37,899. Males have a median income of $28,925 versus $18,707 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,469. 19.60% of the population and 16.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 26.10% of those under the age of 18 and 19.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

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

  • Monticello
  • New Hebron
  • Silver Creek

Map of Lawrence County Mississippi