Virginia Westmoreland County Public Libraries

By | January 2, 2023

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

1. Branch Library COOPER BRANCH
Street Address: 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach, VA 22443
Phone Number: (540) 582-6900 Westmoreland N/A N/A

2. Branch Library MONTROSS BRANCH
Street Address: 56 Polk Street, Montross, VA 22520
Phone Number: (804) 493-8194 Westmoreland N/A N/A

3. Branch Library NEWTON BRANCH
Street Address: 22 Coles Point Road, Hague, VA 22469
Phone Number: (804) 472-3820 Westmoreland N/A N/A

Overview of Westmoreland County, Virginia

Westmoreland County is a county located in the Northern Neck of the state of Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 16,718. Its county seat is Montross.

History

Westmoreland County was the birthplace of George Washington, the first President of the United States.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 654 km² (253 mi²). 594 km² (229 mi²) of it is land and 61 km² (23 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 9.29% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 16,718 people, 6,846 households, and 4,689 families residing in the county. The population density is 28/km² (73/mi²). There are 9,286 housing units at an average density of 16/km² (40/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 65.41% White, 30.89% Black or African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.75% from other races, and 1.29% from two or more races. 3.46% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 6,846 households out of which 25.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.70% are married couples living together, 13.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.50% are non-families. 26.90% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.60% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.43 and the average family size is 2.91.

In the county, the population is spread out with 23.00% under the age of 18, 6.30% from 18 to 24, 23.90% from 25 to 44, 27.80% from 45 to 64, and 19.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 92.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $35,797, and the median income for a family is $41,357. Males have a median income of $31,333 versus $22,221 for females. The per capita income for the county is $19,473. 14.70% of the population and 11.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 21.10% of those under the age of 18 and 12.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Towns

  • Colonial Beach
  • Montross