Texas Wood County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System ALLEN MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 121 E Blackbourn St, Hawkins, TX 75765
Phone Number: (903) 769-2241 Wood 20,314 7,400

2. Central Library ALLEN MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 121 E Blackbourn St, Hawkins, TX 75765
Phone Number: (903) 769-2241 Wood N/A N/A

3. Central Library GILBREATH MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 916 N Main St, Winnsboro, TX 75494
Phone Number: (903) 342-6866 Wood N/A N/A

4. Library System GILBREATH MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 916 N Main St, Winnsboro, TX 75494
Phone Number: (903) 342-6866 Wood 70,209 57,868

5. Library System MINEOLA MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 301 N Pacific St, Mineola, TX 75773
Phone Number: (903) 569-2767 Wood 62,636 21,352

6. Central Library MINEOLA MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 301 N Pacific St, Mineola, TX 75773
Phone Number: (903) 569-2767 Wood N/A N/A

7. Central Library QUITMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 202 E Goode St, Quitman, TX 75783
Phone Number: (903) 763-4191 Wood N/A N/A

8. Library System QUITMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 202 E Goode St, Quitman, TX 75783
Phone Number: (903) 763-4191 Wood 37,145 14,952

Overview of Wood County, Texas

Wood County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 36,752. Its county seat is Quitman.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,802 km² (696 mi²). 1,684 km² (650 mi²) of it is land and 118 km² (46 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 6.55% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Hopkins County (north)
  • Franklin County& Camp County (northeast)
  • Upshur County (east)
  • Smith County (south)
  • Van Zandt County (southwest)
  • Rains County (west)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 36,752 people, 14,583 households, and 10,645 families residing in the county. The population density is 22/km² (56/mi²). There are 17,939 housing units at an average density of 11/km² (28/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 89.11% White, 6.12% Black or African American, 0.55% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 2.91% from other races, and 1.09% from two or more races. 5.72% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 14,583 households out of which 26.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.50% are married couples living together, 8.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.00% are non-families. 24.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.42 and the average family size is 2.85.

In the county, the population is spread out with 21.80% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 22.90% from 25 to 44, 26.40% from 45 to 64, and 20.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 97.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $32,885, and the median income for a family is $38,219. Males have a median income of $30,558 versus $20,209 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,702. 14.30% of the population and 10.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 20.50% of those under the age of 18 and 10.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Hawkins
  • Mineola
  • Quitman
  • Yantis