Missouri Knox County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

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

Street Address: 120 South Main, Edina, MO 63537
Phone Number: (660) 397-2460 Knox N/A N/A

Overview of Knox County, Missouri

Knox County is a county located in the state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 4,361. Its county seat is Edina.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,313 km² (507 mi²). 1,310 km² (506 mi²) of it is land and 3 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.21% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Scotland County (north)
  • Clark County (northeast)
  • Lewis County (east)
  • Shelby County (south)
  • Macon County (southwest)
  • Adair County (west)


As of the census of 2000, there are 4,361 people, 1,791 households, and 1,217 families residing in the county. The population density is 3/km² (9/mi²). There are 2,317 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (5/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.51% White, 0.09% Black or African American, 0.02% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.16% from other races, and 1.12% from two or more races. 0.60% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,791 households out of which 27.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.50% are married couples living together, 6.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.00% are non-families. 29.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.00% 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 2.93.

In the county the population is spread out with 24.90% under the age of 18, 6.20% from 18 to 24, 23.70% from 25 to 44, 23.90% from 45 to 64, and 21.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 92.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $27,124, and the median income for a family is $31,741. Males have a median income of $22,636 versus $18,902 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,075. 18.00% of the population and 12.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.10% of those under the age of 18 and 16.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

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

  • Baring
  • Edina
  • Hurdland
  • Knox City
  • Newark
  • Novelty

Map of Knox County Missouri