Texas Fort Bend County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

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1. Branch Library ALBERT GEORGE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 9230 Gene St, Needville, TX 77461
Phone Number: (979) 973-4270 Fort Bend N/A N/A

2. Branch Library BOB LUTTS FULSHEAR/SIMONTON BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 8100 Fm 359 S, Fulshear, TX 77441
Phone Number: (281) 346-1432 Fort Bend N/A N/A

3. Branch Library CINCO RANCH BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy, TX 77494
Phone Number: (281) 395-1311 Fort Bend N/A N/A

4. Branch Library FIRST COLONY BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 2121 Austin Pkwy, Sugar Land, TX 77479
Phone Number: (281) 265-4444 Fort Bend N/A N/A

5. Branch Library FORT BEND COUNTY LAW LIBRARY
Street Address: 401 Jackson St Rm 302, Richmond, TX 77469
Phone Number: (281) 341-3718 Fort Bend N/A N/A

6. Library System FORT BEND COUNTY LIBRARIES
1001 Golfview Dr, Richmond, TX 77469
Phone Number: (281) 342-4455 Fort Bend 2,597,395 1,605,760

7. Central Library FORT BEND COUNTY LIBRARIES
1001 Golfview Dr, Richmond, TX 77469
Phone Number: (281) 342-4455 Fort Bend N/A N/A

8. Branch Library GEORGE MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 1001 Golfview Dr, Richmond, TX 77469
Phone Number: (281) 342-4455 Fort Bend N/A N/A

9. Branch Library MAMIE GEORGE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 320 Dulles Ave, Stafford, TX 77477
Phone Number: (281) 491-8086 Fort Bend N/A N/A

10. Branch Library MISSOURI CITY BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 1530 Texas Pkwy, Missouri City, TX 77489
Phone Number: (281) 499-4100 Fort Bend N/A N/A

11. Branch Library SUGAR LAND BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 550 Eldridge, Sugar Land, TX 77478
Phone Number: (281) 277-8934 Fort Bend N/A N/A

Overview of Fort Bend County, Texas

Fort Bend County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of the U.S. Census 2000, the population is 354,452 with a 2004 population estimate of 442,620. Its county seat is Richmond and the largest city is Sugar Land. Fort Bend is named for a blockhouse positioned in a bend of the Brazos River, which was the center of life in the future county in early days. Fort Bend County is part of the Houston—Sugar Land—Baytown Metropolitan Area, the eighth largest metropolitan area in the United States with a population of over 5 million.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,295 km² (886 mi²). 2,265 km² (875 mi²) of it is land and 30 km² (11 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.29% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Waller County (north)
  • Harris County (northeast)
  • Brazoria County (southeast)
  • Wharton County (southwest)
  • Austin County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 354,452 people, 110,915 households, and 93,057 families residing in the county. The population density is 156/km² (405/mi²). There are 115,991 housing units at an average density of 51/km² (133/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 56.96% White, 19.85% Black or African American, 0.30% Native American, 11.20% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 9.10% from other races, and 2.56% from two or more races. 21.12% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 110,915 households out of which 49.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.80% are married couples living together, 11.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 16.10% are non-families. 13.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 3.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.14 and the average family size is 3.46.

In the county, the population is spread out with 32.00% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 32.30% from 25 to 44, 22.40% from 45 to 64, and 5.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 99.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $63,831, and the median income for a family is $69,781. Males have a median income of $47,979 versus $32,661 for females. The per capita income for the county is $24,985. 7.10% of the population and 5.50% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 8.50% of those under the age of 18 and 9.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Arcola
  • Beasley
  • Fairchilds
  • Fresno
  • Fulshear
  • Houston
  • Katy
  • Kendleton
  • Meadows Place
  • Missouri City
  • Needville
  • Orchard
  • Pleak
  • Richmond
  • Rosenberg
  • Simonton
  • Stafford
  • Sugar Land
  • Thompsons