Texas Freestone County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System FAIRFIELD LIBRARY
Street Address: 350 W Main St, Fairfield, TX 75840
Phone Number: (903) 389-3574 Freestone 21,949 24,673

2. Central Library FAIRFIELD LIBRARY
Street Address: 350 W Main St, Fairfield, TX 75840
Phone Number: (903) 389-3574 Freestone N/A N/A

3. Central Library TEAGUE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 400 Main St, Teague, TX 75860
Phone Number: (254) 739-3311 Freestone N/A N/A

4. Library System TEAGUE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 400 Main St, Teague, TX 75860
Phone Number: (254) 739-3311 Freestone 84,856 11,498

Overview of Freestone County, Texas

Freestone County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 17,867. Its county seat is Fairfield.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,311 km² (892 mi²). 2,273 km² (877 mi²) of it is land and 38 km² (15 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.65% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Henderson Countyand Anderson County (northeast)
  • Leon County (southeast)
  • Limestone County (southwest)
  • Navarro County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 17,867 people, 6,588 households, and 4,664 families residing in the county. The population density is 8/km² (20/mi²). There are 8,138 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (9/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 75.56% White, 18.91% Black or African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 3.90% from other races, and 0.97% from two or more races. 8.20% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 6,588 households out of which 30.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.60% are married couples living together, 10.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.20% are non-families. 26.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.48 and the average family size is 2.98.

In the county, the population is spread out with 23.60% under the age of 18, 8.90% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 16.40% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 110.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 110.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $31,283, and the median income for a family is $39,586. Males have a median income of $30,633 versus $19,214 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,338. 14.20% of the population and 9.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 16.80% of those under the age of 18 and 14.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Fairfield
  • Kirvin
  • Oakwood
  • Streetman
  • Teague
  • Wortham