Texas Knox County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

Street Address: 121 East B St, Munday, TX 76371
Phone Number: (940) 422-4877 Knox 9,001 6,552

Street Address: 121 East B St, Munday, TX 76371
Phone Number: (940) 422-4877 Knox N/A N/A

Overview of Knox County, Texas

Knox County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 4,253. Its county seat is Benjamin. Knox County is named for Henry Knox, the Revolutionary War general.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,216 km² (855 mi²). 2,199 km² (849 mi²) of it is land and 17 km² (6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.75% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Foard County (north)
  • Baylor County (east)
  • Haskell County (south)
  • King County (west)


As of the census of 2000, there are 4,253 people, 1,690 households, and 1,166 families residing in the county. The population density is 2/km² (5/mi²). There are 2,129 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 74.35% White, 6.91% Black or African American, 1.08% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 14.77% from other races, and 2.56% from two or more races. 25.09% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,690 households out of which 30.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.00% are married couples living together, 9.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.00% are non-families. 29.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.44 and the average family size is 3.02.

In the county, the population is spread out with 27.70% under the age of 18, 5.60% from 18 to 24, 22.90% from 25 to 44, 21.00% from 45 to 64, and 22.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 89.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $25,453, and the median income for a family is $30,602. Males have a median income of $25,571 versus $20,865 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,443. 22.90% of the population and 17.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 35.20% of those under the age of 18 and 15.20% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Benjamin
  • Goree
  • Knox City
  • Munday