Minnesota Pennington County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Pennington County, Minnesota. 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 Minnesota Pennington County.

Street Address: 210 Labree Avenue North, Thief River Falls, MN 56701
Phone Number: (218) 681-1066 Pennington 276,454 160,956

Street Address: 102 First Street East, Thief River Falls, MN 56701
Phone Number: (218) 681-4325 Pennington N/A N/A

Overview of Pennington County, Minnesota

Pennington County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population is 13,584. Its county seat is Thief River Falls.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,601 km² (618 mi²). 1,597 km² (617 mi²) of it is land and 5 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.29% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Marshall County (north)
  • Beltrami County (east)
  • Clearwater County (southeast)
  • Red Lake County (south)
  • Polk County (west)


As of the census of 2000, there are 13,584 people, 5,525 households, and 3,552 families residing in the county. The population density is 9/km² (22/mi²). There are 6,033 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (10/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.02% White, 0.21% Black or African American, 0.82% Native American, 0.59% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.51% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. 1.24% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 5,525 households out of which 30.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.70% are married couples living together, 9.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.70% are non-families. 29.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.60% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.38 and the average family size is 2.95.

In the county the population is spread out with 24.50% under the age of 18, 10.30% from 18 to 24, 26.50% from 25 to 44, 22.90% from 45 to 64, and 15.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 97.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $34,216, and the median income for a family is $43,936. Males have a median income of $30,771 versus $21,078 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,346. 11.10% of the population and 7.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.70% of those under the age of 18 and 14.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Pennington County, Minnesota has the following cities and towns:


  • Goodridge
  • St. Hilaire
  • Thief River Falls


  • Black River Township
  • Bray Township
  • Clover Leaf Township
  • Deer Park Township
  • Goodridge Township
  • Hickory Township
  • Highlanding Township
  • Kratka Township
  • Mayfield Township
  • Norden Township
  • North Township
  • Numedal Township
  • Polk Centre Township
  • Reiner Township
  • River Falls Township
  • Rocksbury Township
  • Sanders Township
  • Silverton Township
  • Smiley Township
  • Star Township
  • Wyandotte Township

Map of Pennington County Minnesota