West Virginia Braxton County Public Libraries

By | January 2, 2023

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

1. Library System BURNSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 235 Kanawha Street, Burnsville, WV 26335
Phone Number: (304) 853-2338 Braxton 4,849 5,200

2. Central Library BURNSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 235 Kanawha Street, Burnsville, WV 26335
Phone Number: (304) 853-2338 Braxton N/A N/A

3. Central Library GASSAWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 536 Elk Street, Gassaway, WV 26624
Phone Number: (304) 364-8292 Braxton N/A N/A

4. Library System GASSAWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 536 Elk Street, Gassaway, WV 26624
Phone Number: (304) 364-8292 Braxton 28,496 14,248

5. Library System SUTTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 450 4th ST. #c, Sutton, WV 26601
Phone Number: (304) 765-7224 Braxton 13,556 9,302

6. Central Library SUTTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 450 4th ST. #c, Sutton, WV 26601
Phone Number: (304) 765-7224 Braxton N/A N/A

Overview of Braxton County, West Virginia

Braxton County is a county located in the central part of the state of West Virginia. It was established in 1836, and named for Carter Braxton (1736-1797), a signer of the Declaration of Independence. By the 2000 census its population reached 14,702. The county seat is in Sutton, West Virginia.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,337 km² (516 mi²). 1,330 km² (513 mi²) of it is land and 7 km² (3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.52% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 14,702 people, 5,771 households, and 4,097 families residing in the county. The population density is 11/km² (29/mi²). There are 7,374 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (14/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.02% White, 0.69% Black or African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. 0.44% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 5,771 households out of which 30.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.30% are married couples living together, 9.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.00% are non-families. 25.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.46 and the average family size is 2.92.

In the county, the population is spread out with 22.80% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 25.80% from 45 to 64, and 15.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 102.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 103.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $24,412, and the median income for a family is $29,133. Males have a median income of $27,560 versus $17,778 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,349. 22.00% of the population and 17.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 27.90% of those under the age of 18 and 13.70% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Towns and Cities

According to countryaah, Braxton County, West Virginia has the following cities and towns:

  • Burnsville
  • Canfield
  • Caress
  • Centralia
  • Clem
  • Copen
  • Corley
  • Cutlips
  • Elmira
  • Exchange
  • Falls Mill
  • Flatwoods
  • Frametown
  • Gassaway
  • Gem
  • Glendon
  • Heaters
  • Herold
  • Knapp
  • Little Birch
  • Little Otter
  • Napier
  • Newville
  • Riffle
  • Strange Creek
  • Sutton
  • Tague
  • Tesla
  • Wilsie