Texas Trinity County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

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1. Library System BLANCHE K WERNER PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 203 Prospect Dr, Trinity, TX 75862
Phone Number: (936) 594-2087 Trinity 23,635 15,144

2. Central Library BLANCHE K WERNER PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 203 Prospect Dr, Trinity, TX 75862
Phone Number: (936) 594-2087 Trinity N/A N/A

Overview of Trinity County, Texas

Trinity County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 13,779. Its county seat is Groveton. The county is named for the Trinity River.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,849 km² (714 mi²). 1,794 km² (693 mi²) of it is land and 55 km² (21 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.96% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Angelina County (northeast)
  • Polk County (southeast)
  • San Jacinto County (south)
  • Walker County (southwest)
  • Houston County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 13,779 people, 5,723 households, and 4,000 families residing in the county. The population density is 8/km² (20/mi²). There are 8,141 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (12/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 83.75% White, 11.92% Black or African American, 0.41% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 2.66% from other races, and 1.01% from two or more races. 4.85% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 5,723 households out of which 25.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.10% are married couples living together, 11.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.10% are non-families. 26.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.60% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.38 and the average family size is 2.85.

In the county, the population is spread out with 22.90% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 22.30% from 25 to 44, 25.80% from 45 to 64, and 22.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 93.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $27,070, and the median income for a family is $32,304. Males have a median income of $27,518 versus $21,696 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,472. 17.60% of the population and 13.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 23.80% of those under the age of 18 and 13.90% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Groveton
  • Trinity