Texas Bowie County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System HOOKS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 108 W 1st St, Hooks, TX 75561
Phone Number: (903) 547-3365 Bowie 3,365 3,669

2. Central Library HOOKS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 108 W 1st St, Hooks, TX 75561
Phone Number: (903) 547-3365 Bowie N/A N/A

3. Library System MAUD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 134 Main St, Maud, TX 75567
Phone Number: (903) 585-5255 Bowie 2,867 2,941

4. Central Library MAUD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 134 Main St, Maud, TX 75567
Phone Number: (903) 585-5255 Bowie N/A N/A

5. Central Library NEW BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 127 N Ellis St, New Boston, TX 75570
Phone Number: (903) 628-5414 Bowie N/A N/A

6. Library System NEW BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 127 N Ellis St, New Boston, TX 75570
Phone Number: (903) 628-5414 Bowie 29,981 10,211

7. Library System TEXARKANA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 600 W 3rd St, Texarkana, TX 75501
Phone Number: (903) 794-2149 Bowie 177,140 184,686

8. Central Library TEXARKANA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 600 W 3rd St, Texarkana, TX 75501
Phone Number: (903) 794-2149 Bowie N/A N/A

Overview of Bowie County, Texas

Bowie County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 89,306. Its county seat is Boston. Bowie is named for James Bowie, the legendary knife fighter who died at the Battle of the Alamo.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,390 km² (923 mi²). 2,300 km² (888 mi²) of it is land and 90 km² (35 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.78% water.

Adjacent counties

  • McCurtain County, Oklahoma (north)
  • Little River County, Arkansas (northeast)
  • Miller County, Arkansas (southeast)
  • Cass County (south)
  • Morris County (southwest)
  • Red River County (west)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 89,306 people, 33,058 households, and 23,438 families residing in the county. The population density is 39/km² (101/mi²). There are 36,463 housing units at an average density of 16/km² (41/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 73.26% White, 23.42% Black or African American, 0.58% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.12% from other races, and 1.15% from two or more races. 4.47% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 33,058 households out of which 33.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.00% are married couples living together, 15.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.10% are non-families. 26.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.10% 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 3.00.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.80% under the age of 18, 9.40% from 18 to 24, 29.60% from 25 to 44, 22.40% from 45 to 64, and 13.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 101.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 101.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $33,001, and the median income for a family is $41,108. Males have a median income of $31,883 versus $21,439 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,357. 17.70% of the population and 13.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 25.00% of those under the age of 18 and 12.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Bowie County, Texas has the following cities and towns:

  • Boston
  • De Kalb
  • Hooks
  • Leary
  • Maud
  • Nash
  • New Boston
  • Red Lick
  • Redwater
  • Texarkana
  • Wake Village