Mississippi Hinds County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Hinds County, MS. 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 Mississippi Hinds County.

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1. Branch Library A. E. WOOD LIBRARY
Street Address: 111 Clinton BLVD., Clinton, MS 39056
Phone Number: (601) 924-5684 Hinds N/A N/A

2. Branch Library ANNIE THOMPSON JEFFERS LIBRARY
Street Address: 111 Madison, Bolton, MS 39041
Phone Number: (601) 866-4247 Hinds N/A N/A

3. Branch Library BEVERLY BROWN LIBRARY
Street Address: 7395 South Siwell Road, Byram, MS 30272
Phone Number: (601) 372-0954 Hinds N/A N/A

4. Branch Library COLONIAL MART LIBRARY
Street Address: 5070 Parkway Drive, Jackson, MS 39211
Phone Number: (601) 956-4606 Hinds N/A N/A

5. Branch Library DR. MARGARET WALKER ALEXANDER LIBRARY
Street Address: 959 Ellis Avenue, Jackson, MS 39209
Phone Number: (601) 354-8911 Hinds N/A N/A

6. Branch Library ELLA BESS AUSTIN LIBRARY
Street Address: 320 W. Cunningham, Terry, MS 39170
Phone Number: (601) 878-5336 Hinds N/A N/A

7. Central Library EUDORA WELTY LIBRARY
Street Address: 300 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39201
Phone Number: (601) 968-5811 Hinds N/A N/A

8. Branch Library EVELYN TAYLOR MAJURE LIBRARY
Street Address: 217 West Main Street, Utica, MS 39175
Phone Number: (601) 885-8381 Hinds N/A N/A

9. Branch Library FANNIE LOU HAMER LIBRARY
Street Address: 3540 Albermarle Road, Jackson, MS 39213
Phone Number: (601) 362-3012 Hinds N/A N/A

10. Library System JACKSON/HINDS LIBRARY SYSTEM
300 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39201
Phone Number: (601) 968-5825 Hinds 544,235 702,226

11. Branch Library LOIS A. FLAGG BRANCH
Street Address: 105a Williamson Avenue, Edwards, MS 39066
Phone Number: (601) 852-2230 Hinds N/A N/A

12. Branch Library MEDGAR EVERS BLVD. LIBRARY
Street Address: 4215 Medgar Evers BLVD., Jackson, MS 39213
Phone Number: (601) 982-2867 Hinds N/A N/A

13. Branch Library NORTHSIDE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 807 East Northside Drive, Jackson, MS 39206
Phone Number: (601) 366-0021 Hinds N/A N/A

14. Branch Library RAYMOND PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 126 West Court Street, Raymond, MS 39154
Phone Number: (601) 857-8721 Hinds N/A N/A

15. Branch Library SOUTH HILLS BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 515 W. Mcdowell Road, Jackson, MS 39204
Phone Number: (601) 372-1621 Hinds N/A N/A

16. Branch Library WHITEROCK PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 560 Country Club Drive, Jackson, MS 39209
Phone Number: (601) 922-6076 Hinds N/A N/A

Overview of Hinds County, Mississippi

Hinds County is a county located in the state of Mississippi. As of 2000, the population is 250,800. Its county seats are Jackson and Raymond.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,272 km² (877 mi²). 2,251 km² (869 mi²) of it is land and 21 km² (8 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.93% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 250,800 people, 91,030 households, and 62,355 families residing in the county. The population density is 111/km² (288/mi²). There are 100,287 housing units at an average density of 45/km² (115/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 37.31% White, 61.12% Black or African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.60% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.20% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. 0.79% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 91,030 households out of which 34.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.10% are married couples living together, 22.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.50% are non-families. 26.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.64 and the average family size is 3.22.

In the county the population is spread out with 27.90% under the age of 18, 12.10% from 18 to 24, 28.90% from 25 to 44, 20.10% from 45 to 64, and 11.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 88.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 83.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $33,991, and the median income for a family is $40,525. Males have a median income of $30,930 versus $24,593 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,785. 19.90% of the population and 16.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 28.60% of those under the age of 18 and 15.10% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Hinds County, Mississippi has the following cities and towns:

  • Bolton
  • Byram
  • Clinton
  • Edwards
  • Jackson
  • Learned
  • Raymond
  • Terry
  • Utica

Map of Hinds County Mississippi