Tennessee Weakley County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System C. E. WELDON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 100 Main Street, Martin, TN 38237
Phone Number: (731) 587-3148 Weakley 78,779 82,728

2. Central Library C. E. WELDON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 100 Main Street, Martin, TN 38237
Phone Number: (731) 587-3148 Weakley N/A N/A

3. Library System DR. NATHAN PORTER LIBRARY
Street Address: 228 North Front ST., Greenfield, TN 38230
Phone Number: (731) 235-9932 Weakley 11,373 9,939

4. Central Library DR. NATHAN PORTER LIBRARY
Street Address: 228 North Front ST., Greenfield, TN 38230
Phone Number: (731) 235-9932 Weakley N/A N/A

5. Library System GLEASON MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 105 College, Gleason, TN 38229
Phone Number: (731) 648-9020 Weakley 6,530 3,848

6. Central Library GLEASON MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 105 College, Gleason, TN 38229
Phone Number: (731) 648-9020 Weakley N/A N/A

7. Library System NED R. MCWHERTER WEAKLEY COUNTY LIBRARY
Street Address: 341 Linden Street, Dresden, TN 38225
Phone Number: (731) 364-2678 Weakley 78,208 37,856

8. Central Library NED R. MCWHERTER WEAKLEY COUNTY LIBRARY
Street Address: 341 Linden Street, Dresden, TN 38225
Phone Number: (731) 364-2678 Weakley N/A N/A

9. Library System SHARON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 133 Main ST., Sharon, TN 38255
Phone Number: (731) 456-2707 Weakley 8,875 3,748

10. Central Library SHARON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 133 Main ST., Sharon, TN 38255
Phone Number: (731) 456-2707 Weakley N/A N/A

Overview of Weakley County, Tennessee

Weakley County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 34,895. Its county seat is Dresden. Its largest city is Martin, the home of the University of Tennessee at Martin.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,507 km² (582 mi²). 1,503 km² (580 mi²) of it is land and 4 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.28% water.

Parks and Recreation

  • Big Cypress Tree State Park

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 34,895 people, 13,599 households, and 9,124 families residing in the county. The population density is 23/km² (60/mi²). There are 14,928 housing units at an average density of 10/km² (26/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 90.27% White, 6.95% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 1.32% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.52% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. 1.15% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 13,599 households out of which 29.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.20% are married couples living together, 9.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.90% are non-families. 27.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.38 and the average family size is 2.89.

In the county, the population is spread out with 21.60% under the age of 18, 15.90% from 18 to 24, 26.10% from 25 to 44, 21.90% from 45 to 64, and 14.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 94.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $30,008, and the median income for a family is $38,658. Males have a median income of $28,597 versus $20,845 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,408. 16.00% of the population and 11.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 16.80% of those under the age of 18 and 16.20% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Dresden
  • Gleason
  • Greenfield
  • Martin
  • Sharon