Texas Hamilton County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

Street Address: 201 N Pecan St, Hamilton, TX 76531
Phone Number: (254) 386-3474 Hamilton 19,229 13,597

Street Address: 201 N Pecan St, Hamilton, TX 76531
Phone Number: (254) 386-3474 Hamilton N/A N/A

Overview of Hamilton County, Texas

Hamilton County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 8,229. Its county seat is Hamilton. Hamilton County is named for James Hamilton Jr., the former governor of South Carolina who gave financial aid to the Republic of Texas.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,166 km² (836 mi²). 2,164 km² (836 mi²) of it is land and 2 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.08% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Erarth County (north)
  • Bosque County (northeast)
  • Coryell County (southeast)
  • Lampasas County (south)
  • Mills County (southwest)
  • Comanche County (northwest)


As of the census of 2000, there are 8,229 people, 3,374 households, and 2,324 families residing in the county. The population density is 4/km² (10/mi²). There are 4,455 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (5/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 93.81% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.44% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 4.36% from other races, and 1.05% from two or more races. 7.41% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,374 households out of which 27.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.20% are married couples living together, 7.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.10% are non-families. 28.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.37 and the average family size is 2.89.

In the county, the population is spread out with 23.80% under the age of 18, 6.00% from 18 to 24, 22.90% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 23.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 93.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $31,150, and the median income for a family is $39,494. Males have a median income of $26,703 versus $20,192 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,800. 14.20% of the population and 10.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 21.20% of those under the age of 18 and 13.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Hamilton
  • Hico