West Virginia Wood County Public Libraries

By | January 2, 2023

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

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1. Bookmobile BOOKMOBILE
3100 Emerson AVE., Parkersburg, WV 26104
Phone Number: (304) 420-4587 Wood N/A N/A

2. Library System PARKERSBURG/WOOD CO. PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 3100 Emerson AV., Parkersburg, WV 26104
Phone Number: (304) 420-4587 Wood 345,026 209,788

3. Central Library PARKERSBURG/WOOD CO. PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 3100 Emerson AV., Parkersburg, WV 26104
Phone Number: (304) 420-4587 Wood N/A N/A

4. Branch Library SOUTH PARKERSBURG
1713 Blizzard DR., South Parkersburg, WV 26101
Phone Number: (304) 428-7041 Wood N/A N/A

5. Central Library VIENNA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 2300 River RD., Vienna, WV 26105
Phone Number: (304) 295-7771 Wood N/A N/A

6. Library System VIENNA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 2300 River RD., Vienna, WV 26105
Phone Number: (304) 295-7771 Wood 98,314 35,200

7. Branch Library WAVERLY
450 Virginia Street, Waverly, WV 26184
Phone Number: (304) 464-5668 Wood N/A N/A

8. Branch Library WILLIAMSTOWN
201 W. 5th ST., Williamstown, WV 26187
Phone Number: (304) 375-6052 Wood N/A N/A

Overview of Wood County, West Virginia

Wood County is a county located in the state of West Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 87,986. Its county seat is Parkersburg.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 976 km² (377 mi²). 951 km² (367 mi²) of it is land and 25 km² (10 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.56% water.

The county is bounded in the northeast by Pleasants County, West Virginia, in the east by Ritchie County, West Virginia, in the southeast by Wirt County, West Virginia, in the south by Jackson County, West Virginia, in the west by Meigs County, Ohio and Athens County, Ohio, and in the northwest by Washington County, Ohio.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 87,986 people, 36,275 households, and 24,884 families residing in the county. The population density is 92/km² (240/mi²). There are 39,785 housing units at an average density of 42/km² (108/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.32% White, 1.01% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.14% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. 0.58% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 36,275 households out of which 29.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.30% are married couples living together, 10.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.40% are non-families. 27.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.39 and the average family size is 2.88.

In the county, the population is spread out with 23.00% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 27.90% from 25 to 44, 25.60% from 45 to 64, and 15.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 92.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $33,285, and the median income for a family is $40,436. Males have a median income of $34,899 versus $22,109 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,073. 13.90% of the population and 10.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 20.50% of those under the age of 18 and 8.60% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • North Hills
  • Parkersburg
  • Vienna
  • Williamstown

Unincorporated communities

  • Belleville
  • Blennerhassett
  • Boaz
  • Davisville
  • Fort Neal
  • Lubeck
  • Mineral Wells
  • New England
  • Rockport
  • Walker
  • Washington
    • It was named for president George Washington.
  • Waverly