Tennessee Knox County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Knox County, TN. 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 Knox County.

1. Branch Library BECK CULTURAL EXCHANGE CENTER
900 Volunteer Landing Lane, Knoxville, TN 37915
Phone Number: (865) 524-8461 Knox N/A N/A

2. Branch Library BURLINGTON BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 4512 Asheville Highway, Knoxville, TN 37914
Phone Number: (865) 525-5431 Knox N/A N/A

3. Branch Library CARTER BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 9036 Asheville Highway, Knoxville, TN 37924
Phone Number: (865) 933-5438 Knox N/A N/A

4. Branch Library CEDAR BLUFF BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 9045 Cross Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37923
Phone Number: (865) 470-7033 Knox N/A N/A

5. Branch Library CORRYTON BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 7733 Corryton Road, Corryton, TN 37721
Phone Number: (865) 688-1501 Knox N/A N/A

6. Branch Library FARRAGUT BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 417 N. Campbell Station Road, Knoxville, TN 37922
Phone Number: (865) 777-1750 Knox N/A N/A

7. Branch Library FOUNTAIN CITY BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 5300 Stanton Road, Knoxville, TN 37918
Phone Number: (865) 689-2681 Knox N/A N/A

8. Branch Library HALLS BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 4815 East Emory Road, Knoxville, TN 37918
Phone Number: (865) 922-2552 Knox N/A N/A

9. Branch Library HOWARD PINKSTON BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 7732 Martin Mill Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920
Phone Number: (865) 573-0436 Knox N/A N/A

10. Branch Library KARNS BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 7516 Oak Ridge Highway, Knoxville, TN 37931
Phone Number: (865) 470-8663 Knox N/A N/A

11. Library System KNOX COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM
500 W. Church Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone Number: (865) 215-8750 Knox 2,374,152 1,598,437

12. Central Library LAWSON MCGHEE LIBRARY
Street Address: 500 W. Church Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone Number: (865) 215-8750 Knox N/A N/A

13. Branch Library MASCOT BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 1927 Library Drive, Mascot, TN 37806
Phone Number: (865) 933-2620 Knox N/A N/A

14. Branch Library MCCLUNG, E.TN HISTORY CENTER & KNOX ARCHIVES
601 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone Number: (865) 215-8809 Knox N/A N/A

15. Branch Library MURPHY BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: L. T. Ross Building, Knoxville, TN 37921
Phone Number: (865) 521-7812 Knox N/A N/A

16. Branch Library NORTH KNOXVILLE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 2901 Ocoee Trail, Knoxville, TN 37917
Phone Number: (865) 525-7036 Knox N/A N/A

17. Branch Library NORWOOD BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 1110 Merchants Drive, Knoxville, TN 37912
Phone Number: (865) 688-2454 Knox N/A N/A

18. Branch Library POWELL BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: Powell Place Shopping Center, Powell, TN 37849
Phone Number: (865) 947-6210 Knox N/A N/A

19. Branch Library SEQUOYAH BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 1140 Southgate Road, Knoxville, TN 37919
Phone Number: (865) 525-1541 Knox N/A N/A

20. Branch Library SOUTH KNOXVILLE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 4500 Chapman Highway, Knoxville, TN 37920
Phone Number: (865) 573-1772 Knox N/A N/A

21. Branch Library WEST KNOXVILLE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 100 Golf Club Road, Knoxville, TN 37919
Phone Number: (865) 588-8813 Knox N/A N/A

Overview of Knox County, Tennessee

Knox County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 382,032. Its county seat is Knoxville.

History

The county is named in honor of Henry Knox, the first United States Secretary of War.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,362 km² (526 mi²). 1,317 km² (508 mi²) of it is land and 45 km² (17 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.29% water.

Major highways

Interstate highways

  • Interstate 40
    • Interstate 140
    • Interstate 640
  • Interstate 75
    • Interstate 275
    • Interstate 475

United State highways

  • S. Highway 11, 11E, and 11W
  • S. Highway 25W
  • S. Highway 70
  • S. Highway 129
  • S. Highway 441

Tennessee State Routes

  • Tennessee State Route 1
  • Tennessee State Route 9
  • Tennessee State Route 33
  • Tennessee State Route 34
  • Tennessee State Route 61
  • Tennessee State Route 62
  • Tennessee State Route 71
  • Tennessee State Route 115
  • Tennessee State Route 131
  • Tennessee State Route 158
  • Tennessee State Route 162
  • Tennessee State Route 168
  • Tennessee State Route 169
  • Tennessee State Route 170
  • Tennessee State Route 331
  • Tennessee State Route 332

Adjacent counties

  • Union County (north)
  • Grainger County (northeast)
  • Jefferson County (east)
  • Sevier County (southeast)
  • Blount County (south)
  • Loudon County (southwest)
  • Roane County (west)
  • Anderson County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 382,032 people, 157,872 households, and 100,722 families residing in the county. The population density is 290/km² (751/mi²). There are 171,439 housing units at an average density of 130/km² (337/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 88.10% White, 8.63% Black or African American, 0.26% Native American, 1.29% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.50% from other races, and 1.18% from two or more races. 1.26% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 157,872 households out of which 28.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.80% are married couples living together, 10.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.20% are non-families. 29.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.34 and the average family size is 2.92.

In the county, the population is spread out with 22.30% under the age of 18, 11.60% from 18 to 24, 30.40% from 25 to 44, 23.10% 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 93.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $37,454, and the median income for a family is $49,182. Males have a median income of $35,755 versus $25,140 for females. The per capita income for the county is $21,875. 12.60% of the population and 8.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 14.50% of those under the age of 18 and 9.70% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities, communities, and places

Cities and towns

  • Farragut
  • Knoxville

Unincorporated communities

This list is incomplete.
  • Halls Crossroads

Census-designated places

This list is incomplete.
  • Mascot