Texas Stephens County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

Overview of Stephens County, Texas

Stephens County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 9,674. Its county seat is Breckenridge. The county is named for Alexander H. Stephens who was Vice-President of the Confederacy.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,387 km² (921 mi²). 2,317 km² (895 mi²) of it is land and 70 km² (27 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.91% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Young County (north)
  • Palo Pinto County (east)
  • Eastland County (south)
  • Shackelford County (west)
  • Throckmorton County (northwest)


As of the census of 2000, there are 9,674 people, 3,661 households, and 2,591 families residing in the county. The population density is 4/km² (11/mi²). There are 4,893 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (6/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 86.89% White, 2.92% Black or African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 8.15% from other races, and 1.39% from two or more races. 14.66% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,661 households out of which 31.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.30% are married couples living together, 9.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.20% are non-families. 26.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.47 and the average family size is 2.96.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.40% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 25.60% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 17.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 103.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 103.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $29,583, and the median income for a family is $35,293. Males have a median income of $26,421 versus $21,280 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,475. 15.60% of the population and 12.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 22.60% of those under the age of 18 and 10.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Stephens County, Texas has the following cities and towns:

  • Breckenridge