Texas Washington County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

Street Address: 100 Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Brenham, TX 77833
Phone Number: (979) 337-7201 Washington 59,961 75,802

Street Address: 100 Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Brenham, TX 77833
Phone Number: (979) 337-7201 Washington N/A N/A

Overview of Washington County, Texas

Washington County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 30,373. Its county seat is Brenham. The county is named for George Washington, the first president of the United States.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,609 km² (621 mi²). 1,578 km² (609 mi²) of it is land and 31 km² (12 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.95% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Brazos County (north)
  • Grimes County (northeast)
  • Waller County (east)
  • Austin County (south)
  • Fayette County (southwest)
  • Lee County (west)
  • Burleson County (northwest)


As of the census of 2000, there are 30,373 people, 11,322 households, and 7,936 families residing in the county. The population density is 19/km² (50/mi²). There are 13,241 housing units at an average density of 8/km² (22/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 74.68% White, 18.66% Black or African American, 0.27% Native American, 1.21% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 4.02% from other races, and 1.16% from two or more races. 8.71% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 11,322 households out of which 31.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.80% are married couples living together, 11.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.90% are non-families. 25.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.53 and the average family size is 3.05.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.70% under the age of 18, 11.10% from 18 to 24, 25.30% from 25 to 44, 22.10% from 45 to 64, and 16.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 94.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $36,760, and the median income for a family is $43,982. Males have a median income of $31,698 versus $21,346 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,384. 12.90% of the population and 9.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 14.80% of those under the age of 18 and 14.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Brenham
  • Burton