Mississippi Holmes County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

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

1. Branch Library DURANT PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 15338 North Jackson Street, Durant, MS 39063
Phone Number: (662) 653-3451 Holmes N/A N/A

2. Branch Library GOODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 9792 Main Street, Goodman, MS 39079
Phone Number: (662) 472-2263 Holmes N/A N/A

3. Branch Library LEXINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 208 Tchula Street, Lexington, MS 39095
Phone Number: (662) 834-2571 Holmes N/A N/A

4. Branch Library PICKENS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 309 Highway 51, Pickens, MS 39146
Phone Number: (662) 468-2391 Holmes N/A N/A

5. Branch Library TCHULA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 105 Mercer Street, Tchula, MS 39169
Phone Number: (662) 235-5235 Holmes N/A N/A

6. Branch Library WEST PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 24843 Highway 51, West, MS 39192
Phone Number: (662) 967-2510 Holmes N/A N/A

Overview of Holmes County, Mississippi

Holmes County is a county located in the state of Mississippi. As of 2000, the population is 21,609. It is named in honor of David Holmes, the first governor of the state of Mississippi. Its county seat is Lexington.

One county newspaper is on-line at http://www.holmescountyherald.com/

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,979 km² (764 mi²). 1,958 km² (756 mi²) of it is land and 21 km² (8 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.07% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 21,609 people, 7,314 households, and 5,229 families residing in the county. The population density is 11/km² (29/mi²). There are 8,439 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (11/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 20.47% White, 78.66% Black or African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.07% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. 0.90% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 7,314 households out of which 36.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.90% are married couples living together, 31.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.50% are non-families. 26.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.86 and the average family size is 3.48.

In the county the population is spread out with 32.10% under the age of 18, 12.40% from 18 to 24, 24.80% from 25 to 44, 18.30% from 45 to 64, and 12.40% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 30 years. For every 100 females there are 87.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 79.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $17,235, and the median income for a family is $21,757. Males have a median income of $23,720 versus $17,883 for females. The per capita income for the county is $10,683. 41.10% of the population and 35.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 52.30% of those under the age of 18 and 36.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

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

  • Cruger
  • Durant
  • Goodman
  • Lexington
  • Pickens
  • Tchula
  • West

Map of Holmes County Mississippi