Texas Lee County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System BLACK BRIDGE LIBRARY
Street Address: 1079 Sf Austin Blvd, Dime Box, TX 77853
Phone Number: (979) 884-0124 Lee 30,036 20,000

2. Central Library BLACK BRIDGE LIBRARY
Street Address: 1079 Sf Austin Blvd, Dime Box, TX 77853
Phone Number: (979) 884-0124 Lee N/A N/A

3. Library System GIDDINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 276 N Orange St, Giddings, TX 78942
Phone Number: (979) 542-2716 Lee 32,537 32,090

4. Central Library GIDDINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 276 N Orange St, Giddings, TX 78942
Phone Number: (979) 542-2716 Lee N/A N/A

Overview of Lee County, Texas

Lee County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 15,657. Its county seat is Giddings. Lee County is named for Robert E. Lee, the commander-in-chief of the Confederate army.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,642 km² (634 mi²). 1,628 km² (628 mi²) of it is land and 14 km² (6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.87% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Milam County (north)
  • Burleson County (northeast)
  • Washington County (east)
  • Fayette County (southeast)
  • Bastrop County (southwest)
  • Williamson County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 15,657 people, 5,663 households, and 4,150 families residing in the county. The population density is 10/km² (25/mi²). There are 6,851 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (11/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 76.59% White, 12.08% Black or African American, 0.46% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 8.87% from other races, and 1.72% from two or more races. 18.19% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 5,663 households out of which 35.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.00% are married couples living together, 8.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.70% are non-families. 23.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.65 and the average family size is 3.15.

In the county, the population is spread out with 28.80% under the age of 18, 9.20% from 18 to 24, 26.30% from 25 to 44, 21.40% from 45 to 64, and 14.40% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 101.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 98.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $36,280, and the median income for a family is $42,073. Males have a median income of $30,635 versus $21,611 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,163. 11.90% of the population and 9.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 13.70% of those under the age of 18 and 16.10% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Giddings
  • Lexington