We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Columbus County, North Carolina. 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 North Carolina Columbus County.
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1. Branch Library CHADBOURN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 301 North Wilson St, Chadbourn, NC 28431
Phone Number: (910) 654-3322 Columbus N/A N/A
2. Central Library COLUMBUS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 407 N. Powell Boulevard, Whiteville, NC 28472
Phone Number: (910) 642-3116 Columbus N/A N/A
3. Library System COLUMBUS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 407 North J.K. Powell Boulevard, Whiteville, NC 28472
Phone Number: (910) 642-3116 Columbus 232,767 115,281
4. Bookmobile COLUMBUS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOKMOBILE
407 N. Powell Boulevard, Whiteville, NC 28472
Phone Number: (910) 640-2665 Columbus N/A N/A
5. Branch Library EAST COLUMBUS BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 103 Church RD., Riegelwood, NC 28456
Phone Number: (910) 655-4157 Columbus N/A N/A
6. Branch Library FAIR BLUFF COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 315 Railroad Street, Fair Bluff, NC 28439
Phone Number: (910) 649-7098 Columbus N/A N/A
7. Branch Library RUBE MCCRAY MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 301 Fleming Drive, Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450
Phone Number: (910) 646-4616 Columbus N/A N/A
8. Branch Library TABOR CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1 East Fifth Street, Tabor City, NC 28463
Phone Number: (910) 653-3774 Columbus N/A N/A
Overview of Columbus County, North Carolina
Columbus County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 54,749. Its county seat is Whiteville.
The county was formed in 1808 from parts of Bladen County and Brunswick County. It was named for Christopher Columbus.
Law and government
Columbus County is a member of the regional Cape Fear Council of Governments.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,470 km² (954 mi²). 2,426 km² (937 mi²) of it is land and 44 km² (17 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.76% water.
The county is divided into fifteen townships: Bogue, Bolton, Bug Hill, Cerro Gordo, Chadbourn, Fair Bluff, Lees, Ransom, South Williams, Tatums, Lake Waccamaw, Welch Creek, Western Prong, Whiteville, and Williams.
- Bladen County, North Carolina- north
- Pender County, North Carolina- northeast
- Brunswick County, North Carolina- southeast
- Horry County, South Carolina- southwest
- Robeson County, North Carolina- northwest
As of the census of 2000, there are 54,749 people, 21,308 households, and 15,043 families residing in the county. The population density is 23/km² (58/mi²). There are 24,060 housing units at an average density of 10/km² (26/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 63.45% White, 30.93% Black or African American, 3.12% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.48% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. 2.32% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 21,308 households out of which 31.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.80% are married couples living together, 15.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.40% are non-families. 26.50% 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 2.50 and the average family size is 3.01.
In the county the population is spread out with 25.70% under the age of 18, 8.70% from 18 to 24, 27.40% from 25 to 44, 24.40% from 45 to 64, and 13.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 92.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.40 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $26,805, and the median income for a family is $33,849. Males have a median income of $28,494 versus $19,867 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,415. 22.70% of the population and 17.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 30.00% of those under the age of 18 and 25.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
Cities and towns
According to countryaah, Columbus County, North Carolina has the following cities and towns:
- Cerro Gordo
- Fair Bluff
- Lake Waccamaw
- Tabor City