North Carolina Mecklenburg County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Mecklenburg County, NC. 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 Mecklenburg County.

1. Branch Library BEATTIES FORD ROAD BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 2412 Beatties Ford Rd, Charlotte, NC 28216
Phone Number: (704) 336-2882 Mecklenburg N/A N/A

2. Branch Library BELMONT CENTER BRANCH
Street Address: 700 Parkwood Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28205
Phone Number: (704) 336-2470 Mecklenburg N/A N/A

3. Branch Library CARMEL BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 6624 Walsh Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28226
Phone Number: (704) 542-0401 Mecklenburg N/A N/A

4. Branch Library CHECKIT OUTLET
435 South Tryon Street, Suite 110, Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone Number: (704) 432-2400 Mecklenburg N/A N/A

5. Branch Library CORNELIUS BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 21105 Catawba Avenue, Cornelius, NC 28031
Phone Number: (704) 655-9409 Mecklenburg N/A N/A

6. Branch Library COULWOOD BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 8410 Bellhaven BLVD., Charlotte, NC 28216
Phone Number: (704) 394-7820 Mecklenburg N/A N/A

7. Branch Library DAVIDSON BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 119 South Main Street, Davidson, NC 28036
Phone Number: (704) 892-8557 Mecklenburg N/A N/A

8. Branch Library FREEDOM REGIONAL BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 1230 Alleghany St, Charlotte, NC 28208
Phone Number: (704) 336-2721 Mecklenburg N/A N/A

9. Branch Library HICKORY GROVE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 7209 E.W.T. Harris Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28227
Phone Number: (704) 535-5962 Mecklenburg N/A N/A

10. Branch Library INDEPENDENCE REGIONAL BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 6015 Conference Drive, Charlotte, NC 28212
Phone Number: (704) 568-3151 Mecklenburg N/A N/A

11. Branch Library MATTHEWS BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 230 Matthews Station Street, Matthews, NC 28105
Phone Number: (704) 847-6691 Mecklenburg N/A N/A

12. Branch Library MINT HILL BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 6840 Matthews-mint Hill Road, Charlotte, NC 28227
Phone Number: (704) 545-3932 Mecklenburg N/A N/A

13. Branch Library MORRISON REGIONAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 7015 Morrison BLVD., Charlotte, NC 28211
Phone Number: (704) 336-2109 Mecklenburg N/A N/A

14. Branch Library MYERS PARK BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 1361 Queens Road, Charlotte, NC 28207
Phone Number: (704) 336-2011 Mecklenburg N/A N/A

15. Branch Library NORTH COUNTY REGIONAL BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville, NC 28078
Phone Number: (704) 895-4020 Mecklenburg N/A N/A

16. Branch Library PLAZA MIDWOOD BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 1623 Central Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28205
Phone Number: (704) 336-2982 Mecklenburg N/A N/A

17. Library System PUBLIC LIBRARY OF CHARLOTTE & MECKLENBURG COUNTY
310 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone Number: (704) 336-4146 Mecklenburg 6,725,456 4,456,520

18. Central Library PUBLIC LIBRARY OF CHARLOTTE MECKLENBURG CNTY
310 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone Number: (704) 336-2801 Mecklenburg N/A N/A

19. Branch Library SCALEYBARK BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 101 Scaleybark Road, Charlotte, NC 28209
Phone Number: (704) 529-0632 Mecklenburg N/A N/A

20. Branch Library SOUTH COUNTY REGIONAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 5801 Rea Road, Charlotte, NC 28277
Phone Number: (704) 341-5872 Mecklenburg N/A N/A

21. Branch Library STEELE CREEK BRANCH
Street Address: 13620 Steele Creek Road, Charlotte, NC 28273
Phone Number: (704) 588-4345 Mecklenburg N/A N/A

22. Branch Library SUGAR CREEK BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 4045 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28206
Phone Number: (704) 336-2469 Mecklenburg N/A N/A

23. Branch Library UNIVERSITY CITY REGIONAL
301 East W.T. Harris Road, Charlotte, NC 28262
Phone Number: (704) 595-9828 Mecklenburg N/A N/A

24. Branch Library WEST BOULEVARD BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 2157 West Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28208
Phone Number: (704) 336-6802 Mecklenburg N/A N/A

Overview of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

Mecklenburg County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 695,454. Its county seat is Charlotte.

History

Mecklenburg County was formed in 1762 from the western part of Anson County. It was named for Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818), who had become queen consort of King George III the previous year. She is also the eponym of Mecklenburg County’s county seat and largest city, Charlotte.

In 1768 the part of Mecklenburg County west of the Catawba River became Tryon County. In 1792 the northeastern part of Mecklenburg County became Cabarrus County. Finally, in 1842 the southeastern part of Mecklenburg County was combined with the western part of Anson County to become Union County.

James Knox Polk was born here in 1795 in what is now Pineville.

Law and government

Mecklenburg County is a member of the regional Centralina Council of Governments.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,415 km² (546 mi²). 1,363 km² (526 mi²) of it is land and 52 km² (20 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.65% water.

Townships

The county is divided into fifteen townships, which are both numbered and named: 1 (Charlotte), 2 (Berryhill), 3 (Steel Creek), 4 (Sharon), 5 (Providence), 6 (Clear Creek), 7 (Crab Orchard), 8 (Mallard Creek), 9 (Deweese), 10 (Lemley), 11 (Long Creek), 12 (Paw Creek), 13 (Morning Star), 14 (Pineville), and 15 (Huntersville).

Adjacent Counties

  • Iredell County, North Carolina- north
  • Cabarrus County, North Carolina- northeast
  • Union County, North Carolina- southeast
  • Lancaster County, South Carolina- south
  • York County, South Carolina- southwest
  • Gaston County, North Carolina- west
  • Lincoln County, North Carolina- northwest

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 695,454 people, 273,416 households, and 174,986 families residing in the county. The population density is 510/km² (1,322/mi²). There are 292,780 housing units at an average density of 215/km² (556/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 64.02% White, 27.87% Black or African American, 0.35% Native American, 3.15% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 3.01% from other races, and 1.55% from two or more races. 6.45% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 273,416 households out of which 32.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.70% are married couples living together, 12.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.00% are non-families. 27.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.90% 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 25.10% under the age of 18, 9.70% from 18 to 24, 36.40% from 25 to 44, 20.30% from 45 to 64, and 8.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 96.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $50,579, and the median income for a family is $60,608. Males have a median income of $40,934 versus $30,100 for females. The per capita income for the county is $27,352. 9.20% of the population and 6.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 11.50% of those under the age of 18 and 9.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina has the following cities and towns:

  • Charlotte
  • Cornelius
  • Davidson
  • Huntersville
  • Matthews
  • Mint Hill
  • Pineville