Texas Collingsworth County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System COLLINGSWORTH PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 711 15th St, Wellington, TX 79095
Phone Number: (806) 447-2116 Collingsworth 25,124 33,197

2. Central Library COLLINGSWORTH PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 711 15th St, Wellington, TX 79095
Phone Number: (806) 447-2116 Collingsworth N/A N/A

Overview of Collingsworth County, Texas

Collingsworth County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 3,206. Its county seat is Wellington. Collingsworth is named for James Collinsworth, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence and first chief justice of the Republic of Texas. The reason the county name differs is due to the fact that the bill creating the county misspelled Collinsworth’s name.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,381 km² (919 mi²). 2,380 km² (919 mi²) of it is land and 2 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.07% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Wheeler County (north)
  • Beckham County, Oklahoma (northeast)
  • Harmon County, Oklahoma (southeast)
  • Childress County (south)
  • Hall County (southwest)
  • Donley County (west)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 3,206 people, 1,294 households, and 916 families residing in the county. The population density is 1/km² (4/mi²). There are 1,723 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 79.82% White, 5.33% Black or African American, 1.62% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 10.89% from other races, and 2.15% from two or more races. 20.43% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,294 households out of which 29.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.50% are married couples living together, 9.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.20% are non-families. 27.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.44 and the average family size is 2.97.

In the county, the population is spread out with 26.40% under the age of 18, 6.60% from 18 to 24, 22.60% from 25 to 44, 22.50% from 45 to 64, and 22.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 93.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $25,438, and the median income for a family is $33,323. Males have a median income of $24,808 versus $17,679 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,318. 18.70% of the population and 14.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 27.20% of those under the age of 18 and 16.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Dodson
  • Quail
  • Samnorwood
  • Wellington