Texas Colorado County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System EULA & DAVID WINTERMANN LIBRARY
Street Address: 101 N Walnut Ave, Eagle Lake, TX 77434
Phone Number: (979) 234-5411 Colorado 20,510 19,881

2. Central Library EULA & DAVID WINTERMANN LIBRARY
Street Address: 101 N Walnut Ave, Eagle Lake, TX 77434
Phone Number: (979) 234-5411 Colorado N/A N/A

3. Central Library GARWOOD VETERANS MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 512 Arthur St, Garwood, TX 77442
Phone Number: (979) 758-3242 Colorado N/A N/A

4. Library System GARWOOD VETERANS MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 512 Arthur St, Garwood, TX 77442
Phone Number: (979) 758-3242 Colorado 2,245 328

5. Library System NESBITT MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 529 Washington St, Columbus, TX 78934
Phone Number: (979) 732-3392 Colorado 50,177 45,000

6. Central Library NESBITT MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 529 Washington St, Columbus, TX 78934
Phone Number: (979) 732-3392 Colorado N/A N/A

7. Central Library WEIMAR PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1 Jackson Sq, Weimar, TX 78962
Phone Number: (979) 725-6608 Colorado N/A N/A

8. Library System WEIMAR PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1 Jackson Sq, Weimar, TX 78962
Phone Number: (979) 725-6608 Colorado 23,420 13,892

Overview of Colorado County, Texas

Colorado County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 20,390. Its county seat is Columbus. Colorado is named for the Colorado River.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,522 km² (974 mi²). 2,494 km² (963 mi²) of it is land and 28 km² (11 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.09% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Austin County (northeast)
  • Wharton County (southeast)
  • Jackson County (south)
  • Lavaca County (southwest)
  • Fayette County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 20,390 people, 7,641 households, and 5,402 families residing in the county. The population density is 8/km² (21/mi²). There are 9,431 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (10/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 72.79% White, 14.80% Black or African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 10.04% from other races, and 1.78% from two or more races. 19.74% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 7,641 households out of which 31.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.30% are married couples living together, 10.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.30% are non-families. 26.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.56 and the average family size is 3.08.

In the county, the population is spread out with 25.60% under the age of 18, 8.90% from 18 to 24, 23.80% from 25 to 44, 23.10% from 45 to 64, and 18.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 95.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $32,425, and the median income for a family is $41,388. Males have a median income of $30,063 versus $20,014 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,910. 16.20% of the population and 12.30% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 21.00% of those under the age of 18 and 15.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Columbus
  • Eagle Lake
  • Weimar