West Virginia Fayette County Public Libraries

By | January 2, 2023

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

1. Branch Library ANSTED
102 Oak Street, Ansted, WV 25812
Phone Number: (304) 658-5472 Fayette N/A N/A

2. Library System FAYETTE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 531 Summit Street, Oak Hill, WV 25901
Phone Number: (304) 465-0121 Fayette 92,389 41,171

3. Central Library FAYETTE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 531 Summit Street, Oak Hill, WV 25901
Phone Number: (304) 465-0121 Fayette N/A N/A

4. Branch Library FAYETTEVILLE
200 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, WV 25840
Phone Number: (304) 574-0070 Fayette N/A N/A

5. Branch Library GAULEY BRIDGE
282 Railroad Street, Gauley Bridge, WV 25085
Phone Number: (304) 632-2172 Fayette N/A N/A

6. Branch Library MEADOW BRIDGE
53 Klute Street, Meadow Bridge, WV 25976
Phone Number: (304) 484-7942 Fayette N/A N/A

7. Branch Library MONTGOMERY
507 Ferry Street, Montgomery, WV 25136
Phone Number: (304) 442-5665 Fayette N/A N/A

8. Branch Library MT. HOPE
500 Main Street, MT. Hope, WV 25880
Phone Number: (304) 877-3260 Fayette N/A N/A

9. Branch Library OAK HILL
611 Main ST., Oak Hill, WV 25901
Phone Number: (304) 469-9890 Fayette N/A N/A

Overview of Fayette County, West Virginia

Fayette County is a county located in the state of West Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 47,579. Its county seat is Fayetteville.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,731 km² (668 mi²). 1,720 km² (664 mi²) of it is land and 11 km² (4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.66% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 47,579 people, 18,945 households, and 13,128 families residing in the county. The population density is 28/km² (72/mi²). There are 21,616 housing units at an average density of 13/km² (33/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 92.74% White, 5.57% Black or African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.15% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. 0.68% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 18,945 households out of which 29.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.10% are married couples living together, 13.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.70% are non-families. 26.90% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.41 and the average family size is 2.89.

In the county, the population is spread out with 21.70% under the age of 18, 9.60% from 18 to 24, 27.10% from 25 to 44, 25.10% from 45 to 64, and 16.40% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 98.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $24,788, and the median income for a family is $30,243. Males have a median income of $28,554 versus $18,317 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,809. 21.70% of the population and 18.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 31.90% of those under the age of 18 and 13.70% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Ansted
  • Deepwater
  • Fayetteville
  • Gauley Bridge
  • Meadow Bridge
  • Montgomery (part of city in Kanawha County)
  • Mount Hope
  • Oak Hill
  • Page
  • Pax
  • Powellton
  • Smithers (part of city in Kanawha County)
  • Thurmond