Missouri Howell County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Howell County, Missouri. 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 Missouri Howell County.

1. Library System MOUNTAIN VIEW PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 125 South Oak St, Mountain View, MO 65548
Phone Number: (417) 934-6154 Howell 44,920 52,500

2. Central Library MOUNTAIN VIEW PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 125 South Oak St, Mountain View, MO 65548
Phone Number: (417) 934-6154 Howell N/A N/A

3. Library System WEST PLAINS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 750 West Broadway, West Plains, MO 65775
Phone Number: (417) 256-4775 Howell 116,572 196,000

4. Central Library WEST PLAINS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 750 West Broadway, West Plains, MO 65775
Phone Number: (417) 256-4775 Howell N/A N/A

5. Central Library WILLOW SPRINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 214 North Harris, Willow Springs, MO 65973
Phone Number: (417) 469-3482 Howell N/A N/A

6. Library System WILLOW SPRINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 214 North Harris Street, Willow Springs, MO 67593
Phone Number: (417) 469-3482 Howell 15,164 12,131

Overview of Howell County, Missouri

Howell County is a county located in the state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 37,238. Its county seat is West Plains.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,404 km² (928 mi²). 2,403 km² (928 mi²) of it is land and 2 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.06% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Texas County (north)
  • Shannon County (northeast)
  • Oregon County (east)
  • Fulton County, Arkansas (south)
  • Ozark County (southwest)
  • Douglas County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 37,238 people, 14,762 households, and 10,613 families residing in the county. The population density is 16/km² (40/mi²). There are 16,340 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (18/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 96.41% White, 0.31% Black or African American, 0.97% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.28% from other races, and 1.63% from two or more races. 1.21% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 14,762 households out of which 32.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.80% are married couples living together, 9.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.10% are non-families. 25.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.47 and the average family size is 2.94.

In the county the population is spread out with 26.00% under the age of 18, 7.80% from 18 to 24, 26.20% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 16.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 93.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $25,628, and the median income for a family is $30,534. Males have a median income of $22,960 versus $16,968 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,959. 18.70% of the population and 14.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 26.30% of those under the age of 18 and 14.00% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Howell County, Missouri has the following cities and towns:

  • Brandsville
  • Mountain View
  • West Plains
  • Willow Springs

Map of Howell County Missouri