Vermont Essex County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Essex County, Vermont. 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 Vermont Essex County.

1. Library System ALDEN BALCH MEMORIAL
24 E. Main ST., Lunenburg, VT 05906
Phone Number: (802) 892-5365 Essex N/A 3,644

2. Central Library ALDEN BALCH MEMORIAL
24 E. Main ST., Lunenburg, VT 05906
Phone Number: (802) 892-5365 Essex N/A N/A

3. Central Library ALICE M. WARD MEMORIAL
27 Park ST., Canaan, VT 05903
Phone Number: (802) 266-7135 Essex N/A N/A

4. Library System ALICE M. WARD MEMORIAL
27 Park ST., Canaan, VT 05903
Phone Number: (802) 266-7135 Essex 6,539 6,109

5. Library System CONCORD PUBLIC
Main ST., Concord, VT 05824 N/A Essex 778 520

6. Central Library CONCORD PUBLIC
Main ST., Concord, VT 05824 -3 Essex N/A N/A

7. Library System ISLAND POND PUBLIC
49 Mill ST. EXT., Island Pond, VT 05846
Phone Number: (802) 723-6134 Essex 7,817 8,320

8. Central Library ISLAND POND PUBLIC
Main ST., Island Pond, VT 05846
Phone Number: (802) 723-6134 Essex N/A N/A

Overview of Essex County, Vermont

Essex County is the county located in the northeastern part of the state of Vermont. As of 2000, the population is 6,459. Its county seat is Guildhall.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,745 km² (674 mi²). 1,723 km² (665 mi²) of it is land and 22 km² (9 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.27% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Coos County, New Hampshire- east
  • Grafton County, New Hampshire- south
  • Caledonia County, Vermont- southwest
  • Orleans County, Vermont- west
  • Coaticook Regional County Municipality, Quebec- north

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 6,459 people, 2,602 households, and 1,805 families residing in the county. The population density is 4/km² (10/mi²). There are 4,762 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (7/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 96.56% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 0.63% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 2.14% from two or more races. 0.50% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 2,602 households out of which 31.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.10% are married couples living together, 8.30% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.60% are non-families. 24.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.50% 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 2.92.

In the county, the population is spread out with 25.60% under the age of 18, 6.50% from 18 to 24, 27.20% from 25 to 44, 25.50% from 45 to 64, and 15.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 100.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 99.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $30,490, and the median income for a family is $34,984. Males have a median income of $27,929 versus $20,583 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,388. 13.70% of the population and 9.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 17.30% of those under the age of 18 and 12.90% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities, towns, villages, and unincorporated places*

According to countryaah, Essex County, Vermont has the following cities and towns:

  • Averill
  • Avery’s Gore
  • Bloomfield
  • Brighton
    • Island Pond (a village of Brighton)
  • Brunswick
  • Canaan
  • Concord
  • East Haven
  • Ferdinand
  • Granby
  • Guildhall
  • Lemington
  • Lewis
  • Lunenburg
  • Maidstone
  • Norton
  • Victory
  • Warner’s Grant
  • Warren’s Gore