Texas Dimmit County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

Street Address: 200 N 9th St, Carrizo Springs, TX 78834
Phone Number: (830) 876-5788 Dimmit 71,157 43,049

Street Address: 200 N 9th St, Carrizo Springs, TX 78834
Phone Number: (830) 876-5788 Dimmit N/A N/A

Overview of Dimmit County, Texas

Dimmit County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 10,248. Its county seat is Carrizo Springs. Dimmit County is named for Philip Dimmitt, a major figure in the Texas Revolution. The reason the county name differs is due to the fact that the bill creating the county misspelled Dimmitt’s name.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,456 km² (1,334 mi²). 3,447 km² (1,331 mi²) of it is land and 9 km² (4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.27% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Zavala County (north)
  • La Salle County (east)
  • Webb County (south)
  • Maverick County (west)


As of the census of 2000, there are 10,248 people, 3,308 households, and 2,646 families residing in the county. The population density is 3/km² (8/mi²). There are 4,112 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (3/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 76.95% White, 0.88% Black or African American, 0.70% Native American, 0.66% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 18.23% from other races, and 2.51% from two or more races. 84.97% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,308 households out of which 42.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.40% are married couples living together, 17.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 20.00% are non-families. 18.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.06 and the average family size is 3.48.

In the county, the population is spread out with 33.20% under the age of 18, 8.80% from 18 to 24, 24.70% from 25 to 44, 20.70% from 45 to 64, and 12.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 94.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $21,917, and the median income for a family is $24,579. Males have a median income of $25,000 versus $15,370 for females. The per capita income for the county is $9,765. 33.20% of the population and 29.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 40.30% of those under the age of 18 and 31.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

2004 Election

Dimmit County was one of the few Texas counties that went Democratic in 2004 election. Senator John Kerry got 2,365 votes while George W. Bush only got 1,188.

Cities and towns

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

  • Asherton
  • Big Wells
  • Brundage
  • Carrizo Hill
  • Carrizo Springs
  • Catarina