Texas Austin County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System AUSTIN COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
6730 Railroad St, Wallis, TX 77485
Phone Number: (979) 478-6813 Austin 36,580 29,068

2. Central Library AUSTIN COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
6730 Railroad St, Wallis, TX 77485
Phone Number: (979) 478-6813 Austin N/A N/A

3. Central Library BELLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 12 W Palm St, Bellville, TX 77418
Phone Number: (979) 865-3731 Austin N/A N/A

4. Library System BELLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 12 W Palm St, Bellville, TX 77418
Phone Number: (979) 865-3731 Austin 106,535 54,276

5. Branch Library KNOX MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 6730 Railroad St, Wallis, TX 77485
Phone Number: (979) 478-6813 Austin N/A N/A

6. Library System VIRGIL & JOSEPHINE GORDON MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 917 N Circle Dr, Sealy, TX 77474
Phone Number: (979) 885-7469 Austin 19,670 15,059

7. Central Library VIRGIL & JOSEPHINE GORDON MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 917 N Circle Dr, Sealy, TX 77474
Phone Number: (979) 885-7469 Austin N/A N/A

8. Branch Library WEST END LIBRARY
Street Address: 1646 N Main St, Industry, TX 78944
Phone Number: (979) 357-4434 Austin N/A N/A

Overview of Austin County, Texas

Austin County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of the U.S. Census 2000, the population is 23,590. Its county seat is Bellville. Austin County is named for Stephen F. Austin, who facilitated the Anglo American colonization of Texas and is known as the Father of Texas. As of 2003, the county is now part of the Houston—Sugar Land—Baytown Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,700 km² (656 mi²). 1,690 km² (653 mi²) of it is land and 10 km² (4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.58% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 23,590 people, 8,747 households, and 6,481 families residing in the county. The population density is 14/km² (36/mi²). There are 10,205 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (16/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 80.22% White, 10.64% Black or African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 6.99% from other races, and 1.58% from two or more races. 16.13% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 8,747 households out of which 34.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.60% are married couples living together, 9.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.90% are non-families. 22.80% 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 2.67 and the average family size is 3.14.

In the county, the population is spread out with 27.00% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 26.40% from 25 to 44, 23.70% from 45 to 64, and 14.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 96.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $38,615, and the median income for a family is $46,342. Males have a median income of $32,455 versus $22,142 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,140. 12.10% of the population and 8.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 13.70% of those under the age of 18 and 14.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Bellville
  • Industry
  • San Felipe
  • Sealy
  • Wallis