Tennessee Grundy County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System ALTAMONT PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: Hwy 56, Florence Scruggs MUN.BLDG., Altamont, TN 37301
Phone Number: (931) 692-2457 Grundy 1,912 1,400

2. Central Library ALTAMONT PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: Hwy 56, Florence Scruggs MUN.BLDG., Altamont, TN 37301
Phone Number: (931) 692-2457 Grundy N/A N/A

3. Central Library BEERSHEBA SPRINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: Hwy 56, Beersheba Springs, TN 37305
Phone Number: (931) 692-3029 Grundy N/A N/A

4. Library System BEERSHEBA SPRINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: Hwy 56, Beersheba Springs, TN 37305
Phone Number: (931) 692-3029 Grundy 2,424 800

5. Library System COALMONT PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: Hwy 56 & Heidenburg Street N, Coalmont, TN 37313
Phone Number: (931) 592-9373 Grundy 2,218 780

6. Central Library COALMONT PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: Hwy 56 & Heidenburg Street N, Coalmont, TN 37313
Phone Number: (931) 592-9373 Grundy N/A N/A

7. Central Library MAY JUSTUS MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 24 Dixie Lee Ave, Monteagle, TN 37356
Phone Number: (931) 924-2638 Grundy N/A N/A

8. Library System MAY JUSTUS MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 24 Dixie Lee Ave, Monteagle, TN 37356
Phone Number: (931) 924-2638 Grundy 18,521 9,672

9. Library System PALMER PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: HWY.108, Palmer, TN 37365
Phone Number: (931) 779-5292 Grundy 3,765 1,147

10. Central Library PALMER PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: HWY.108, Palmer, TN 37365
Phone Number: (931) 779-5292 Grundy N/A N/A

11. Central Library TRACY CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: Main ST., Tracy City, TN 37387
Phone Number: (931) 592-9714 Grundy N/A N/A

12. Library System TRACY CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: Main ST., Tracy City, TN 37387
Phone Number: (931) 592-9714 Grundy 4,965 3,000

Overview of Grundy County, Tennessee

Grundy County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 14,332. Its county seat is Altamont.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 935 km² (361 mi²). 934 km² (361 mi²) of it is land and 2 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.16% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 14,332 people, 5,562 households, and 4,054 families residing in the county. The population density is 15/km² (40/mi²). There are 6,282 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (17/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.33% White, 0.14% Black or African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.35% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. 0.98% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 5,562 households out of which 33.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.60% are married couples living together, 12.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.10% are non-families. 24.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.54 and the average family size is 3.01.

In the county, the population is spread out with 25.10% under the age of 18, 9.00% from 18 to 24, 27.80% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, and 14.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 96.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $22,959, and the median income for a family is $27,691. Males have a median income of $27,063 versus $17,447 for females. The per capita income for the county is $12,039. 25.80% of the population and 22.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 31.50% of those under the age of 18 and 23.60% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Altamont
  • Beersheba Springs
  • Coalmont
  • Gruetli-Laager
  • Palmer
  • Tracy City