Virginia Buckingham County Public Libraries

By | January 2, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Buckingham County, Virginia. 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 Virginia Buckingham County.

  • ITYPEMBA.COM: Offers basic information about the state of Virginia.

Street Address: 1140 Main Street, Dillwyn, VA 23936
Phone Number: (434) 983-3848 Buckingham N/A N/A

Overview of Buckingham County, Virginia

Buckingham County is a county located in the state of Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 15,623. Its county seat is Buckingham.


The geographic center of Virginia is in Buckingham County. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,511 km² (584 mi²). 1,504 km² (581 mi²) of it is land and 7 km² (3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.46% water.


Buckingham County is rural and heavily forested.

As of the census of 2000, there are 15,623 people, 5,324 households, and 3,758 families residing in the county. The population density is 10/km² (27/mi²). There are 6,290 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (11/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 59.11% White, 39.06% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.36% from other races, and 1.08% from two or more races. 0.81% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 5,324 households out of which 30.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.10% are married couples living together, 14.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.40% are non-families. 25.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.52 and the average family size is 2.99.

In the county, the population is spread out with 22.40% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 31.90% from 25 to 44, 24.60% from 45 to 64, and 13.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 121.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 126.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $29,882, and the median income for a family is $37,465. Males have a median income of $26,302 versus $20,491 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,669. 20.00% of the population and 16.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 26.00% of those under the age of 18 and 19.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


  • Dillwyn
  • Arvonia