West Virginia Roane County Public Libraries

By | January 2, 2023

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

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1. Branch Library GEARY PL
1 Library Lane Suite, Left Hand, WV 25251
Phone Number: (304) 565-4608 Roane N/A N/A

Street Address: 110 Parking Plaza, Spencer, WV 25276
Phone Number: (304) 927-1130 Roane 71,715 63,400

Street Address: 110 Parking Plaza, Spencer, WV 25276
Phone Number: (304) 927-1130 Roane N/A N/A

4. Branch Library WALTON PL
2 Cunningham Lane, Walton, WV 25286
Phone Number: (304) 577-6071 Roane N/A N/A

Overview of Roane County, West Virginia

Roane County is a county located in the state of West Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 15,446. Its county seat is Spencer.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,253 km² (484 mi²). 1,252 km² (484 mi²) of it is land and 0 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.04% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 15,446 people, 6,161 households, and 4,479 families residing in the county. The population density is 12/km² (32/mi²). There are 7,360 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (15/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.56% White, 0.22% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. 0.67% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 6,161 households out of which 30.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.10% are married couples living together, 9.30% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.30% are non-families. 23.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.49 and the average family size is 2.91.

In the county, the population is spread out with 23.40% under the age of 18, 8.70% from 18 to 24, 26.60% from 25 to 44, 26.50% from 45 to 64, and 14.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 98.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $24,511, and the median income for a family is $29,280. Males have a median income of $28,738 versus $17,207 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,195. 22.60% of the population and 17.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 32.10% of those under the age of 18 and 15.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Reedy
  • Spencer