Pennsylvania Adams County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Adams County, Pennsylvania. 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 Pennsylvania Adams County.

1. Library System ADAMS COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
140 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone Number: (717) 334-0163 Adams 461,813 326,117

2. Central Library ADAMS COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
140 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone Number: (717) 334-0163 Adams N/A N/A

3. Bookmobile ADAMS COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (BOOKMOBILE)
140 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone Number: (717) 334-5716 Adams N/A N/A

4. Library System EAST BERLIN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 105 Locust Street, East Berlin, PA 17316
Phone Number: (717) 259-9000 Adams 79,815 N/A

5. Central Library EAST BERLIN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 105 Locust Street, East Berlin, PA 17316
Phone Number: (717) 259-9000 Adams N/A N/A

6. Branch Library FAIRFIELD AREA LIBRARY
Street Address: Morritz Drive, Fairfield, PA 17320
Phone Number: (717) 642-6009 Adams N/A N/A

7. Branch Library LITTLESTOWN AREA LIBRARY
Street Address: 46 E. King Street, Littlestown, PA 17340
Phone Number: (717) 359-0446 Adams N/A N/A

8. Branch Library NEW OXFORD AREA LIBRARY
Street Address: 124 N Peter Street, New Oxford, PA 17350
Phone Number: (717) 624-2182 Adams N/A N/A

Overview of Adams County, Pennsylvania

Adams County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of 2000, the population is 91,292. It was created on January 22, 1800 from part of York County and named in honor of the second President of the United States, John Adams. Its county seat is Gettysburg.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,351 km² (522 mi²). 1,347 km² (520 mi²) of it is land and 4 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.29% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 91,292 people, 33,652 households, and 24,767 families residing in the county. The population density is 68/km² (176/mi²). There are 35,831 housing units at an average density of 27/km² (69/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 95.39% White, 1.21% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.71% from other races, and 0.97% from two or more races. 3.64% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 33,652 households out of which 33.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.10% are married couples living together, 8.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.40% are non-families. 21.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.20% 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 3.02.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.90% under the age of 18, 9.20% from 18 to 24, 28.90% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 13.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 96.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.80 males.

Municipalities

According to countryaah, Adams County, Pennsylvania has the following cities and towns:

Boroughs

  • Abbottstown
  • Arendtsville
  • Bendersville
  • Biglerville
  • Bonneauville
  • Carroll Valley
  • East Berlin
  • Fairfield
  • Gettysburg
  • Littlestown
  • McSherrystown
  • New Oxford
  • York Springs

Townships

  • Berwick Township
  • Butler Township
  • Conewago Township
  • Cumberland Township
  • Franklin Township
  • Freedom Township
  • Germany Township
  • Hamilton Township
  • Hamiltonban Township
  • Highland Township
  • Huntington Township
  • Latimore Township
  • Liberty Township
  • Menallen Township
  • Mount Joy Township
  • Mount Pleasant Township
  • Oxford Township
  • Reading Township
  • Straban Township
  • Tyrone Township
  • Union Township

Census-designated places

  • Bendersville Station-Aspers
  • Cashtown-McKnightstown
  • Hampton
  • Lake Heritage
  • Lake Meade
  • Midway
  • Orrtanna

Education

Colleges and Universities

  • Gettysburg College
  • Lutheran Theological Seminary

Community, Junior and Technical Colleges

  • Harrisburg Area Community College