Washington Okanogan County Public Libraries

By | January 2, 2023

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

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1. Branch Library BREWSTER COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 108 S Third, Brewster, WA 98812
Phone Number: (509) 689-4046 Okanogan N/A N/A

2. Branch Library OKANOGAN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 228 Pine, Okanogan, WA 98840
Phone Number: (509) 422-2609 Okanogan N/A N/A

3. Branch Library OMAK COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 30 S Ash, Omak, WA 98841
Phone Number: (509) 826-1820 Okanogan N/A N/A

4. Branch Library OROVILLE COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 1276 Main St, Oroville, WA 98844
Phone Number: (509) 476-2662 Okanogan N/A N/A

5. Branch Library PATEROS COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 174 Pateros Mall, Pateros, WA 98846
Phone Number: (509) 923-2298 Okanogan N/A N/A

6. Branch Library TONASKET COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 209 S Whitcomb, Tonasket, WA 98855
Phone Number: (509) 486-2366 Okanogan N/A N/A

7. Branch Library TWISP COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 201 N Methow Valley Hwy, Twisp, WA 98856
Phone Number: (509) 997-4681 Okanogan N/A N/A

8. Branch Library WINTHROP COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 509 State Rt 20, Winthrop, WA 98862
Phone Number: (509) 996-2685 Okanogan N/A N/A

Overview of Okanogan County, Washington

Okanogan County (pronounced ) is a county located in the state of Washington. As of 2000, the population is 39,564. The county seat is at Okanogan. The name derives from a Salish Indian word meaning “rendezvous.” The name Okanogan (Okanagan) also refers to the region that also encompasses part of southern British Columbia.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 13,766 km² (5,315 mi²). 13,644 km² (5,268 mi²) of it is land and 122 km² (47 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.89% water.

Geographic features

  • Cascade Mountains
  • Columbia River

Major highways

  • United States Highway 97

Adjacent counties

  • Ferry County, Washington- east
  • Lincoln County, Washington- southeast
  • Grant County, Washington- south
  • Douglas County, Washington- south
  • Chelan County, Washington- southwest
  • Skagit County, Washington- west
  • Whatcom County, Washington- west

It also shares its northern border with British Columbia, Canada.

  • Okanagan-Similkameen Regional District, British Columbia
  • Kootenay Boundary Regional District, British Columbia

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 39,564 people, 15,027 households, and 10,579 families residing in the county. The population density is 3/km² (8/mi²). There are 19,085 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (4/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 75.32% White, 0.28% Black or African American, 11.47% Native American, 0.44% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 9.58% from other races, and 2.84% from two or more races. 14.38% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 15,027 households out of which 33.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.40% are married couples living together, 11.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.60% are non-families. 24.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.58 and the average family size is 3.04.

In the county, the population is spread out with 27.70% under the age of 18, 7.30% from 18 to 24, 25.50% from 25 to 44, 25.50% from 45 to 64, and 14.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 99.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 98.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $29,726, and the median income for a family is $35,012. Males have a median income of $29,495 versus $22,005 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,900. 21.30% of the population and 16.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 28.20% of those under the age of 18 and 10.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Brewster
  • Conconully
  • Elmer City
  • Nespelem
  • Nespelem Community
  • North Omak
  • Okanogan
  • Omak
  • Oroville
  • Pateros
  • Riverside
  • Tonasket
  • Twisp
  • Winthrop