Texas Lamb County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System LAMB COUNTY LIBRARY
Street Address: 232 Phelps Ave, Littlefield, TX 79339
Phone Number: (806) 385-5223 Lamb 44,786 22,356

2. Central Library LAMB COUNTY LIBRARY
Street Address: 232 Phelps Ave, Littlefield, TX 79339
Phone Number: (806) 385-5223 Lamb N/A N/A

3. Library System OLTON AREA LIBRARY
Street Address: 701 Main St, Olton, TX 79064
Phone Number: (806) 285-7772 Lamb 17,953 16,478

4. Central Library OLTON AREA LIBRARY
Street Address: 701 Main St, Olton, TX 79064
Phone Number: (806) 285-7772 Lamb N/A N/A

5. Central Library SPRINGLAKE-EARTH COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 472 Fm 302, Springlake, TX 79031
Phone Number: (806) 257-3357 Lamb N/A N/A

6. Library System SPRINGLAKE-EARTH COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 472 Fm 302, Springlake, TX 79031
Phone Number: (806) 257-3357 Lamb 25,250 29,937

Overview of Lamb County, Texas

Lamb County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 14,709. Its county seat is Littlefield. Lamb County is named for George A. Lamb, who died in the Battle of San Jacinto.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,636 km² (1,018 mi²). 2,632 km² (1,016 mi²) of it is land and 4 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.15% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Castro County (north)
  • Hale County (east)
  • Hockley County (south)
  • Bailey County (west)
  • Parmer County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 14,709 people, 5,360 households, and 3,993 families residing in the county. The population density is 6/km² (14/mi²). There are 6,294 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (6/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 76.10% White, 4.30% Black or African American, 0.68% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 16.95% from other races, and 1.86% from two or more races. 43.46% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 5,360 households out of which 35.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.50% are married couples living together, 10.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.50% are non-families. 23.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.69 and the average family size is 3.19.

In the county, the population is spread out with 29.60% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 24.20% from 25 to 44, 20.80% from 45 to 64, and 17.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 94.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $27,898, and the median income for a family is $31,833. Males have a median income of $26,434 versus $20,342 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,169. 20.90% of the population and 18.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 27.30% of those under the age of 18 and 15.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Amherst
  • Earth
  • Littlefield
  • Olton
  • Spade
  • Springlake
  • Sudan