Texas Anderson County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Anderson County, Texas. 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 Texas Anderson County.

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1. Library System FRANKSTON DEPOT LIBRARY
Street Address: Town Square S, Frankston, TX 75763
Phone Number: (903) 876-4463 Anderson 4,862 N/A

2. Central Library FRANKSTON DEPOT LIBRARY
Street Address: Town Square S, Frankston, TX 75763
Phone Number: (903) 876-4463 Anderson N/A N/A

3. Library System PALESTINE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1101 N Cedar St, Palestine, TX 75801
Phone Number: (903) 729-4121 Anderson 181,295 171,516

4. Central Library PALESTINE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1101 N Cedar St, Palestine, TX 75801
Phone Number: (903) 729-4121 Anderson N/A N/A

Overview of Anderson County, Texas

Anderson County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 55,109. Its county seat is Palestine. Anderson county was organized in 1846, and is named in honor of Kenneth L. Anderson who had been Vice President of the Republic of Texas.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,792 km² (1,078 mi²). 2,773 km² (1,071 mi²) of it is land and 19 km² (7 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.66% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Henderson County (north)
  • Cherokee County (east)
  • Houston County (south)
  • Leon County (southwest)
  • Freestone County (west)
  • Navarro County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 55,109 people, 15,678 households, and 11,335 families residing in the county. The population density is 20/km² (52/mi²). There are 18,436 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (17/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 66.44% White, 23.48% Black or African American, 0.64% Native American, 0.45% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 8.00% from other races, and 0.96% from two or more races. 12.17% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 15,678 households out of which 34.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.50% are married couples living together, 13.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.70% are non-families. 24.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.58 and the average family size is 3.07.

In the county, the population is spread out with 20.70% under the age of 18, 9.30% from 18 to 24, 37.70% from 25 to 44, 20.60% from 45 to 64, and 11.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 155.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 173.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $31,957, and the median income for a family is $37,513. Males have a median income of $27,070 versus $21,577 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,838. 16.50% of the population and 12.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 21.60% of those under the age of 18 and 16.60% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Elkhart
  • Frankston
  • Palestine

Roads and highways

  • S. Highway 79
  • S. Highway 84
  • S. Highway 175
  • S. Highway 287