Nevada Douglas County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Douglas County, Nevada. 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 Nevada Douglas County.

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Street Address: 1625 Library Lane, Minden, NV 89423
Phone Number: (775) 782-9841 Douglas N/A N/A

Street Address: 1625 Library Lane, Minden, NV 89423
Phone Number: (775) 782-9841 Douglas 198,506 153,370

Street Address: 233 Warrior Way, Stateline, NV 89449
Phone Number: (775) 588-6411 Douglas N/A N/A

Overview of Douglas County, Nevada

Douglas County is a county located in the northwestern part of the state of Nevada. As of 2000, the population is 41,259.


Trading posts were established in the area starting in the 1850s. Named for Stephen Douglas, famous for his 1860 Presidential campaign debates with Abraham Lincoln, Douglas County was one of the first nine counties formed in 1861 by the Nevada territorial legislature.

Law and government

The county seat is Minden.

Various services run by the county include parks, firefighting, and Minden-Tahoe Airport.


Douglas County is in northwestern Nevada in the southwestern United States. Stretching from Carson Valley and running up into the Sierra Nevada, the county is bordered on the west by California, and contains half of Lake Tahoe, which is split across the two states. Carson City, the state capital, lies to the north, and Lyon County to the east.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,910 km² (738 mi²). 1,838 km² (710 mi²) of it is land and 72 km² (28 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.77% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 41,259 people, 16,401 households, and 11,890 families residing in the county. The population density is 22/km² (58/mi²). There are 19,006 housing units at an average density of 10/km² (27/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 91.88% White, 0.31% Black or African American, 1.68% Native American, 1.25% Asian, 0.15% Pacific Islander, 2.54% from other races, and 2.19% from two or more races. 7.41% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 16,401 households out of which 30.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.50% are married couples living together, 8.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.50% are non-families. 20.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.60% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.50 and the average family size is 2.88.

In the county the population is spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 5.50% from 18 to 24, 26.40% from 25 to 44, 28.90% from 45 to 64, and 15.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 102.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $51,849, and the median income for a family is $57,092. Males have a median income of $40,436 versus $28,762 for females. The per capita income for the county is $27,288. 7.30% of the population and 5.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 9.70% of those under the age of 18 and 5.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Douglas County, Nevada has the following cities and towns:

  • Gardnerville
  • Gardnerville Ranchos
  • Indian Hills
  • Johnson Lane
  • Kingsbury
  • Minden
  • Stateline
  • Zephyr Cove-Round Hill Village

Map of Douglas County Nevada