Tennessee Hamilton County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System CHATTANOOGA-HAMILTON COUNTY BICENTENNIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 1001 Broad Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone Number: (423) 757-5310 Hamilton 701,126 669,370

2. Central Library CHATTANOOGA-HAMILTON COUNTY BICENTENNIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 1001 Broad Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone Number: (423) 757-5310 Hamilton N/A N/A

3. Central Library EAST RIDGE CITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 1517 Tombras Avenue, East Ridge, TN 37412
Phone Number: (423) 867-7323 Hamilton N/A N/A

4. Library System EAST RIDGE CITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 1517 Tombras Avenue, East Ridge, TN 37412
Phone Number: (423) 867-7323 Hamilton 29,683 15,965

5. Branch Library EASTGATE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 5705 Marlin Road, Chattanooga, TN 37411
Phone Number: (423) 855-2689 Hamilton N/A N/A

6. Branch Library NORTHGATE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 520 Northgate Mall, Chattanooga, TN 37415
Phone Number: (423) 870-0635 Hamilton N/A N/A

7. Branch Library OOLTEWAH/COLLEGEDALE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 9318 Apison Pike, Ooltewah, TN 37363
Phone Number: (423) 396-9300 Hamilton N/A N/A

8. Library System SIGNAL MOUNTAIN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1114 James Blvd, Signal Mountain, TN 37377
Phone Number: (423) 886-7323 Hamilton 63,543 39,174

9. Central Library SIGNAL MOUNTAIN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1114 James Blvd, Signal Mountain, TN 37377
Phone Number: (423) 886-7323 Hamilton N/A N/A

10. Branch Library SOUTH CHATTANOOGA BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 925 West 39th Street, Chattanooga, TN 37410
Phone Number: (423) 825-7237 Hamilton N/A N/A

Overview of Hamilton County, Tennessee

Hamilton County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. Its county seat is Chattanooga.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,491 km² (576 mi²). 1,405 km² (542 mi²) of it is land and 86 km² (33 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 5.78% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 307,896 people, 124,444 households, and 83,750 families residing in the county. The population density is 219/km² (568/mi²). There are 134,692 housing units at an average density of 96/km² (248/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 76.32% White, 20.14% Black or African American, 0.29% Native American, 1.27% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.77% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. 1.78% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 124,444 households out of which 28.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.20% are married couples living together, 13.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.70% are non-families. 27.90% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.41 and the average family size is 2.95.

In the county, the population is spread out with 23.20% under the age of 18, 9.60% from 18 to 24, 29.00% from 25 to 44, 24.30% from 45 to 64, and 13.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 91.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $38,930, and the median income for a family is $48,037. Males have a median income of $35,413 versus $24,505 for females. The per capita income for the county is $21,593. 12.10% of the population and 9.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 16.80% of those under the age of 18 and 11.20% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Chattanooga
  • Collegedale
  • East Brainerd
  • East Ridge
  • Fairmount
  • Harrison
  • Lakesite
  • Lookout Mountain
  • Middle Valley
  • Ooltewah
  • Red Bank
  • Ridgeside
  • Signal Mountain
  • Soddy-Daisy
  • Walden