Texas Henderson County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Central Library HENDERSON COUNTY CLINT W MURCHISON MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 121 S Prairieville St, Athens, TX 75751
Phone Number: (903) 677-7295 Henderson N/A N/A

2. Library System HENDERSON COUNTY CLINT W MURCHISON MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 121 S Prairieville St, Athens, TX 75751
Phone Number: (903) 677-7295 Henderson 106,245 71,690

3. Branch Library HENDERSON COUNTY LIBRARY EAST
Highway 31 East, Chandler, TX 75758
Phone Number: (903) 849-4122 Henderson N/A N/A

4. Central Library RED WALLER COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 109 W Mitcham St, Malakoff, TX 75148
Phone Number: (903) 489-1818 Henderson N/A N/A

5. Library System RED WALLER COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 109 W Mitcham St, Malakoff, TX 75148
Phone Number: (903) 489-1818 Henderson 25,024 17,225

6. Library System THE LIBRARY AT CEDAR CREEK LAKE
410 E Cedar Creek Pkwy, Seven Points, TX 75143
Phone Number: (903) 432-4185 Henderson 48,783 92,331

7. Central Library THE LIBRARY AT CEDAR CREEK LAKE
410 E Cedar Creek Pkwy, Seven Points, TX 75143
Phone Number: (903) 432-4185 Henderson N/A N/A

Overview of Henderson County, Texas

Henderson County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 73,277. Its county seat is Athens. This county is part of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, and is named in honor of James Pinckney Henderson, the first governor of Texas after it became part of the United States.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,458 km² (949 mi²). 2,264 km² (874 mi²) of it is land and 194 km² (75 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 7.88% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Kaufman Countyand Van Zandt County (north)
  • Smith County (east)
  • Cherokee County (southeast)
  • Anderson County (south)
  • Navarro County (west)
  • Ellis County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 73,277 people, 28,804 households, and 20,969 families residing in the county. The population density is 32/km² (84/mi²). There are 35,935 housing units at an average density of 16/km² (41/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 88.50% White, 6.61% Black or African American, 0.54% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 2.72% from other races, and 1.30% from two or more races. 6.92% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 28,804 households out of which 29.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.70% are married couples living together, 10.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.20% are non-families. 23.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.50 and the average family size is 2.94.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.40% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 25.00% from 25 to 44, 24.80% from 45 to 64, and 18.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 96.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $32,533, and the median income for a family is $38,255. Males have a median income of $31,847 versus $21,650 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,772. 15.10% of the population and 11.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 18.60% of those under the age of 18 and 11.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Athens
  • Berryville
  • Brownsboro
  • Caney City
  • Chandler
  • Coffee City
  • Enchanted Oaks
  • Eustace
  • Gun Barrel City
  • Log Cabin
  • Mabank
  • Malakoff
  • Moore Station
  • Murchison
  • Payne Springs
  • Poynor
  • Seven Points
  • Star Harbor
  • Tool
  • Trinidad