Texas Briscoe County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System CAPROCK PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 104 N 1st St, Quitaque, TX 79255
Phone Number: (806) 455-1225 Briscoe 5,853 5,466

2. Central Library CAPROCK PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 104 N 1st St, Quitaque, TX 79255
Phone Number: (806) 455-1225 Briscoe N/A N/A

3. Central Library SILVERTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 415 Main St, Silverton, TX 79257
Phone Number: (806) 823-2339 Briscoe N/A N/A

4. Library System SILVERTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 415 Main St, Silverton, TX 79257
Phone Number: (806) 823-2339 Briscoe 1,202 2,085

Overview of Briscoe County, Texas

Briscoe County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 1,790. Its county seat is Silverton. Briscoe is named for Andrew Briscoe, a soldier during the Texas Revolution.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,335 km² (902 mi²). 2,332 km² (900 mi²) of it is land and 3 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.15% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Armstrong County (north)
  • Donley County (northeast)
  • Hall County (east)
  • Motley County (southeast)
  • Floyd County (south)
  • Swisher County (west)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 1,790 people, 724 households, and 511 families residing in the county. The population density is 1/km² (2/mi²). There are 1,006 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 83.35% White, 2.29% Black or African American, 0.39% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 11.45% from other races, and 2.46% from two or more races. 22.74% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 724 households out of which 29.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.30% are married couples living together, 7.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.40% are non-families. 27.90% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.47 and the average family size is 3.03.

In the county, the population is spread out with 27.10% under the age of 18, 6.80% from 18 to 24, 22.00% from 25 to 44, 24.80% from 45 to 64, and 19.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 95.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $29,917, and the median income for a family is $35,326. Males have a median income of $25,854 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,218. 16.00% of the population and 11.50% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 23.00% of those under the age of 18 and 12.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

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

  • Quitaque
  • Silverton