Tennessee Monroe County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System MADISONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 884 Englewood Road #a, Madisonville, TN 37354
Phone Number: (423) 442-4085 Monroe 98,457 19,200

2. Central Library MADISONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 884 Englewood Road #a, Madisonville, TN 37354
Phone Number: (423) 442-4085 Monroe N/A N/A

3. Central Library SWEETWATER PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 210 Mayes Avenue, Sweetwater, TN 37874
Phone Number: (423) 337-5274 Monroe N/A N/A

4. Library System SWEETWATER PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 210 Mayes Avenue, Sweetwater, TN 37874
Phone Number: (423) 337-5274 Monroe 138,601 36,000

5. Library System TELLICO PLAINS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 209 Highway 165, Tellico Plains, TN 37385
Phone Number: (423) 253-7388 Monroe 19,583 15,731

6. Central Library TELLICO PLAINS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 209 Highway 165, Tellico Plains, TN 37385
Phone Number: (423) 253-7388 Monroe N/A N/A

7. Library System VONORE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 611 Church Street, Vonore, TN 37885
Phone Number: (423) 884-6729 Monroe 35,736 6,420

8. Central Library VONORE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 611 Church Street, Vonore, TN 37885
Phone Number: (423) 884-6729 Monroe N/A N/A

Overview of Monroe County, Tennessee

Monroe County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 38,961. Its county seat is Madisonville.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,690 km² (653 mi²). 1,644 km² (635 mi²) of it is land and 46 km² (18 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.71% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 38,961 people, 15,329 households, and 11,236 families residing in the county. The population density is 24/km² (61/mi²). There are 17,287 housing units at an average density of 11/km² (27/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 94.87% White, 2.27% Black or African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.86% from other races, and 1.26% from two or more races. 1.76% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 15,329 households out of which 32.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.40% are married couples living together, 10.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.70% are non-families. 23.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.51 and the average family size is 2.94.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.70% under the age of 18, 8.70% from 18 to 24, 28.60% from 25 to 44, 24.80% from 45 to 64, and 13.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 97.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $30,337, and the median income for a family is $34,902. Males have a median income of $29,621 versus $21,064 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,951. 15.50% of the population and 12.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 19.40% of those under the age of 18 and 17.70% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Madisonville
  • Tellico Plains