South Carolina Chester County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Chester County, South 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 South Carolina Chester County.

1. Central Library CHESTER COUNTY LIBRARY
Street Address: 100 Center Street, Chester, SC 29706
Phone Number: (803) 377-8145 Chester N/A N/A

2. Bookmobile CHESTER COUNTY LIBRARY BOOKMOBILE
100 Center Street, Chester, SC 29706
Phone Number: (803) 377-8145 Chester N/A N/A

3. Library System CHESTER COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
100 Center Street, Chester, SC 29706
Phone Number: (803) 377-8145 Chester 101,496 65,936

4. Central Library CHESTERFIELD COUNTY LIBRARY
Street Address: 119 W. Main Street, Chesterfield, SC 29709
Phone Number: (843) 623-7489 Chesterfield N/A N/A

5. Library System CHESTERFIELD COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
119 W. Main Street, Chesterfield, SC 29709
Phone Number: (843) 623-7489 Chesterfield 98,326 78,630

6. Branch Library FANNIE D. LOWRY MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 500 N. Main ST., Jefferson, SC 29718
Phone Number: (843) 658-3966 Chesterfield N/A N/A

7. Branch Library GREAT FALLS BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 39 Calhoun Street, Great Falls, SC 29055
Phone Number: (803) 482-2149 Chester N/A N/A

8. Branch Library LEWISVILLE COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 3771 Lancaster Hwy, Richburg, SC 29729
Phone Number: (803) 789-7800 Chester N/A N/A

9. Branch Library MATHESON MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 227 Huger Street, Cheraw, SC 29520
Phone Number: (843) 537-3571 Chesterfield N/A N/A

10. Branch Library MCBEE DEPOT LIBRARY
Street Address: 110 West Pine AVE., Mcbee, SC 29101
Phone Number: (843) 335-7515 Chesterfield N/A N/A

11. Branch Library PAGELAND COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 109 West Blakeney Street, Pageland, SC 29728
Phone Number: (843) 672-6930 Chesterfield N/A N/A

Overview of Chester County, South Carolina

Chester County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 34,068. Its county seat is Chester.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,518 km² (586 mi²). 1,504 km² (581 mi²) of it is land and 15 km² (6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.96% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 34,068 people, 12,880 households, and 9,338 families residing in the county. The population density is 23/km² (59/mi²). There are 14,374 housing units at an average density of 10/km² (25/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 59.93% White, 38.65% Black or African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, and 0.55% from two or more races. 0.75% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 12,880 households out of which 32.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.80% are married couples living together, 18.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.50% are non-families. 24.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.62 and the average family size is 3.11.

In the county, the population is spread out with 26.90% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 12.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 92.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $32,425, and the median income for a family is $38,087. Males have a median income of $30,329 versus $21,570 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,709. 15.30% of the population and 11.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 21.20% of those under the age of 18 and 14.90% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Chester
  • Eureka Mill
  • Fort Lawn
  • Gayle Mill
  • Great Falls
  • Lowrys
  • Richburg