West Virginia Marshall County Public Libraries

By | January 2, 2023

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

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1. Branch Library BENWOOD-MCMECHEN
201 Marshall Street, Mcmechen, WV 26040
Phone Number: (304) 232-9720 Marshall N/A N/A

2. Branch Library CAMERON
Benedum Building, Cameron, WV 26033
Phone Number: (304) 686-2140 Marshall N/A N/A

Street Address: 700 Fifth Street, Moundsville, WV 26041
Phone Number: (304) 845-6911 Marshall 155,652 173,000

Street Address: 700 Fifth Street, Moundsville, WV 26041
Phone Number: (304) 845-6911 Marshall N/A N/A

Overview of Marshall County, West Virginia

Marshall County is a county located in the state of West Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 35,519. Its county seat is Moundsville.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 809 km² (312 mi²). 795 km² (307 mi²) of it is land and 13 km² (5 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.66% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 35,519 people, 14,207 households, and 10,101 families residing in the county. The population density is 45/km² (116/mi²). There are 15,814 housing units at an average density of 20/km² (52/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.40% White, 0.43% Black or African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.12% from other races, and 0.67% from two or more races. 0.64% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 14,207 households out of which 29.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.80% are married couples living together, 10.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.90% are non-families. 25.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.44 and the average family size is 2.91.

In the county, the population is spread out with 22.80% under the age of 18, 7.30% from 18 to 24, 27.10% from 25 to 44, 26.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 94.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $30,989, and the median income for a family is $39,053. Males have a median income of $31,821 versus $19,053 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,472. 16.60% of the population and 12.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.30% of those under the age of 18 and 11.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Benwood
  • Cameron
  • Glen Dale
  • McMechen
  • Moundsville
  • Wheeling (mostly in Ohio County)