Mississippi Smith County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

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

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Street Address: 208 Spring Street, Taylorsville, MS 39168
Phone Number: (601) 785-4361 Smith N/A N/A

Street Address: 150 Main Street, Raleigh, MS 39153
Phone Number: (601) 782-4277 Smith N/A N/A

3. Branch Library R.T. PRINCE LIBRARY
Street Address: 210 Highway 28, Mize, MS 39116
Phone Number: (601) 733-9414 Smith N/A N/A

Overview of Smith County, Mississippi

Smith County is a county located in the state of Mississippi. As of 2000, the population is 16,182. Its county seat is Raleigh.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,651 km² (637 mi²). 1,647 km² (636 mi²) of it is land and 4 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.22% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 16,182 people, 6,046 households, and 4,558 families residing in the county. The population density is 10/km² (25/mi²). There are 7,005 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (11/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 76.11% White, 23.11% Black or African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 0.35% from two or more races. 0.59% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 6,046 households out of which 35.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.60% are married couples living together, 11.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.60% are non-families. 23.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.60% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.65 and the average family size is 3.13.

In the county the population is spread out with 27.50% under the age of 18, 8.70% from 18 to 24, 27.30% from 25 to 44, 22.60% from 45 to 64, and 13.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 95.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $30,840, and the median income for a family is $36,780. Males have a median income of $28,698 versus $20,154 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,752. 16.90% of the population and 12.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 22.50% of those under the age of 18 and 23.70% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

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

  • Mize
  • Polkville
  • Raleigh
  • Sylvarena
  • Taylorsville

Map of Smith County Mississippi