Oregon Sherman County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Sherman County, Oregon. 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 Oregon Sherman County.

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1. Library System SHERMAN COUNTY PUBLIC/SCHOOL LIBRARY
Street Address: 65912 High School Loop, Moro, OR 97039
Phone Number: (541) 565-3279 Sherman 6,107 28,184

2. Central Library SHERMAN COUNTY PUBLIC/SCHOOL LIBRARY
Street Address: 65912 High School Loop, Moro, OR 97039
Phone Number: (541) 565-3279 Sherman N/A N/A

Overview of Sherman County, Oregon

Sherman County is a county located in the state of Oregon. The county was named for William Tecumseh Sherman, northern general in the American Civil War. As of 2000, the population is 1,934. The county seat is located at Moro.

Economy

Sherman County is predominantly an agricultural county, its economy receiving some aid from ranching and tourism. Its farms primarily produce wheat and barley.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,153 km² (831 mi²). 2,132 km² (823 mi²) of it is land and 21 km² (8 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.96% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 1,934 people, 797 households, and 545 families residing in the county. The population density is 1/km² (2/mi²). There are 935 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 93.59% White, 0.21% Black or African American, 1.40% Native American, 0.47% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 2.79% from other races, and 1.55% from two or more races. 4.86% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 797 households out of which 29.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.50% are married couples living together, 6.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.50% are non-families. 28.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.43 and the average family size is 2.97.

In the county, the population is spread out with 26.40% under the age of 18, 5.80% from 18 to 24, 23.40% from 25 to 44, 26.10% from 45 to 64, and 18.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 102.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 105.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $35,142, and the median income for a family is $42,563. Males have a median income of $31,207 versus $21,579 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,448. 14.60% of the population and 12.30% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 20.20% of those under the age of 18 and 7.70% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

History

Sherman County was created on February 25, 1889 out of the northeast corner of Wasco County. The county’s borders have been changed only once, in 1891, when the Legislative Assembly moved the county line eighteen miles farther south into Wasco County.

The town of Wasco was designated the county seat by the Legislative Assembly although this designation was contested between Wasco and Moro. Following the addition of a portion of Wasco County, Moro became the eventual winner.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Sherman County, Oregon has the following cities and towns:

  • Biggs Junction
  • Grass Valley
  • Moro
  • Rufus
  • Wasco