North Carolina Rockingham County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

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

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1. Branch Library EDEN BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 598 S Pierce St, Eden, NC 27288
Phone Number: (336) 623-3168 Rockingham N/A N/A

2. Branch Library MADISON BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 140 East Murphy Street, Madison, NC 27025
Phone Number: (336) 548-6553 Rockingham N/A N/A

3. Branch Library MAYODAN BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 101 N. 10th Ave, Mayodan, NC 27027
Phone Number: (336) 548-6951 Rockingham N/A N/A

4. Branch Library REIDSVILLE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 204 W. Morehead St, Reidsville, NC 27320
Phone Number: (336) 349-8476 Rockingham N/A N/A

5. Library System ROCKINGHAM COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 527 Boone Road, Eden, NC 27288
Phone Number: (336) 627-1106 Rockingham 505,248 303,701

6. Bookmobile ROCKINGHAM COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 527 Boone Road, Eden, NC 27288
Phone Number: (336) 627-1106 Rockingham N/A N/A

7. Branch Library STONEVILLE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 201 E. Main St, Stoneville, NC 27048
Phone Number: (336) 573-9040 Rockingham N/A N/A

Overview of Rockingham County, North Carolina

Rockingham County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 91,928. Its county seat is Wentworth.

History

The county was formed in 1785 from Guilford County. It was named for Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, British Prime Minister from 1765 to 1766 and again in 1782.

Law and government

Rockingham County is a member of the regional Piedmont Triad Council of Governments.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,482 km² (572 mi²). 1,467 km² (566 mi²) of it is land and 15 km² (6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.03% water.

Townships

The county is divided into eleven townships: Huntsville, Leaksville, Madison, Mayo, New Bethel, Price, Reidsville, Ruffin, Simpsonville, Wentworth, and Williamsburg.

Adjacent Counties

  • Pittsylvania County, Virginia- northeast
  • Caswell County, North Carolina- east
  • Guilford County, North Carolina- south
  • Stokes County, North Carolina- west
  • Henry County, Virginia- northwest

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 91,928 people, 36,989 households, and 26,188 families residing in the county. The population density is 63/km² (162/mi²). There are 40,208 housing units at an average density of 27/km² (71/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 77.33% White, 19.57% Black or African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.69% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. 3.07% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 36,989 households out of which 30.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.60% are married couples living together, 12.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.20% are non-families. 25.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.45 and the average family size is 2.93.

In the county the population is spread out with 23.40% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 29.40% from 25 to 44, 24.80% from 45 to 64, and 14.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 93.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $33,784, and the median income for a family is $40,821. Males have a median income of $30,479 versus $22,437 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,120. 12.80% of the population and 10.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 16.30% of those under the age of 18 and 15.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Eden
  • Madison
  • Mayodan
  • Reidsville
  • Stoneville
  • Wentworth