Tennessee Chester County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System CHESTER COUNTY LIBRARY
Street Address: 1012 East Main, Henderson, TN 38340
Phone Number: (731) 989-4673 Chester 38,318 17,021

2. Central Library CHESTER COUNTY LIBRARY
Street Address: 1012 East Main, Henderson, TN 38340
Phone Number: (731) 989-4673 Chester N/A N/A

Overview of Chester County, Tennessee

Chester County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 15,540. Its county seat is Henderson. It is defined as part of the Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 748 km² (289 mi²). 747 km² (289 mi²) of it is land and 1 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.08% water.

Parks and Recreation

  • Chickasaw State Park

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 15,540 people, 5,660 households, and 4,199 families residing in the county. The population density is 21/km² (54/mi²). There are 6,178 housing units at an average density of 8/km² (21/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 88.13% White, 10.03% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races. 0.97% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 5,660 households out of which 33.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.00% are married couples living together, 11.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.80% are non-families. 22.60% 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 2.55 and the average family size is 2.97.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.20% under the age of 18, 14.40% from 18 to 24, 26.40% from 25 to 44, 21.40% from 45 to 64, and 13.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 94.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $34,349, and the median income for a family is $41,127. Males have a median income of $31,378 versus $21,615 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,756. 14.40% of the population and 11.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 18.50% of those under the age of 18 and 15.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Enville
  • Henderson
  • Milledgeville
  • Silerton