South Carolina Lexington County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Branch Library BATESBURG-LEESVILLE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 203 Armory Street, Batesburg, SC 29006
Phone Number: (803) 532-9223 Lexington N/A N/A

2. Branch Library CAYCE-WEST COLUMBIA BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 1500 Augusta Road, West Columbia, SC 29169
Phone Number: (803) 794-6791 Lexington N/A N/A

3. Branch Library CHAPIN BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 129 N.W. Columbia Avenue, Chapin, SC 29036
Phone Number: (803) 345-5479 Lexington N/A N/A

4. Branch Library GASTON BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 214 S. Main, Gaston, SC 29053
Phone Number: (803) 791-3208 Lexington N/A N/A

5. Branch Library GILBERT BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 405 Broad Street, Gilbert, SC 29054
Phone Number: (803) 785-5387 Lexington N/A N/A

6. Branch Library IRMO BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 6251 ST. Andrews Road, Columbia, SC 29212
Phone Number: (803) 798-7880 Lexington N/A N/A

7. Central Library LEXINGTON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 5440 Augusta Road, Lexington, SC 29072
Phone Number: (803) 785-2600 Lexington N/A N/A

8. Bookmobile LEXINGTON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOKMOBILE
5440 Augusta Road, Lexington, SC 29072
Phone Number: (803) 808-2649 Lexington N/A N/A

9. Library System LEXINGTON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM
5440 Augusta Road, Lexington, SC 29072
Phone Number: (803) 785-2600 Lexington 1,669,115 1,124,564

10. Branch Library PELION BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 206 Pine Street, Pelion, SC 29123
Phone Number: (803) 785-3272 Lexington N/A N/A

11. Branch Library SWANSEA BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 240 S. Monmouth Avenue, Swansea, SC 29160
Phone Number: (803) 785-3519 Lexington N/A N/A

Overview of Lexington County, South Carolina

Lexington County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 216,014. Its county seat is Lexington.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,963 km² (758 mi²). 1,811 km² (699 mi²) of it is land and 152 km² (59 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 7.74% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 216,014 people, 83,240 households, and 59,849 families residing in the county. The population density is 119/km² (309/mi²). There are 90,978 housing units at an average density of 50/km² (130/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 84.18% White, 12.63% Black or African American, 0.34% Native American, 1.05% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.79% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. 1.92% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 83,240 households out of which 35.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.60% are married couples living together, 11.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.10% are non-families. 22.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.56 and the average family size is 3.01.

In the county, the population is spread out with 26.10% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 31.60% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 10.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 94.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $44,659, and the median income for a family is $52,637. Males have a median income of $36,435 versus $26,387 for females. The per capita income for the county is $21,063. 9.00% of the population and 6.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 11.10% of those under the age of 18 and 9.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Batesburg-Leesville
  • Cayce
  • Chapin
  • Columbia
  • Gaston
  • Gilbert
  • Irmo
  • Lexington
  • Oak Grove
  • Pelion
  • Pine Ridge
  • Red Bank
  • Seven Oaks
  • South Congaree
  • Springdale
  • Summit
  • Swansea
  • West Columbia