Texas Borden County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

Overview of Borden County, Texas

Borden County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 729. Its county seat is Gail. Borden is named for Gail Borden, Jr., businessman, publisher, surveyor, and inventor of condensed milk.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,347 km² (906 mi²). 2,328 km² (899 mi²) of it is land and 19 km² (7 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.80% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Garza County (north)
  • Scurry County (east)
  • Mitchell County (southeast)
  • Howard County (south)
  • Martin County (southwest)
  • Dawson County (west)
  • Lynn County (northwest)


As of the census of 2000, there are 729 people, 292 households, and 216 families residing in the county. The population density is 0/km² (1/mi²). There are 435 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (0/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 90.53% White, 0.14% Black or African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 6.31% from other races, and 2.74% from two or more races. 11.93% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 292 households out of which 30.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.10% are married couples living together, 6.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.70% are non-families. 22.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.50 and the average family size is 2.93.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.60% under the age of 18, 6.70% from 18 to 24, 27.40% from 25 to 44, 25.00% from 45 to 64, and 16.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 103.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 108.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $29,205, and the median income for a family is $36,458. Males have a median income of $25,556 versus $21,607 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,364. 14.00% of the population and 11.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 14.30% are under the age of 18 and 11.60% are 65 or older.