North Carolina Person County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Person County, North Carolina. 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 North Carolina Person County.

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Street Address: 319 South Main St, Roxboro, NC 27573
Phone Number: (336) 597-7881 Person N/A N/A

Overview of Person County, North Carolina

Person County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 35,623. Its county seat is Roxboro.


The county was formed in 1791 from the eastern half of Caswell County. It was named for Thomas Person, a general in the American Revolutionary War.

Law and government

Person County is a member of the Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,047 km² (404 mi²). 1,016 km² (392 mi²) of it is land and 31 km² (12 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.92% water.


The county is divided into nine townships: Allensville, Bushy Fork, Cunningham, Flat River, Holloway, Mount Tirzah, Olive Hill, Roxboro, and Woodsdale.

Adjacent Counties

  • Halifax County, Virginia- north
  • Granville County, North Carolina- east
  • Durham County, North Carolina- south-southeast
  • Orange County, North Carolina- south-southwest
  • Caswell County, North Carolina- west


As of the census of 2000, there are 35,623 people, 14,085 households, and 10,113 families residing in the county. The population density is 35/km² (91/mi²). There are 15,504 housing units at an average density of 15/km² (40/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 68.79% White, 28.21% Black or African American, 0.61% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.37% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. 2.09% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 14,085 households out of which 31.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.80% are married couples living together, 13.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.20% are non-families. 24.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.10% 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 2.95.

In the county the population is spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 7.40% from 18 to 24, 30.60% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 13.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 93.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $37,159, and the median income for a family is $44,598. Males have a median income of $30,970 versus $22,804 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,709. 12.00% of the population and 9.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 14.90% of those under the age of 18 and 17.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Person County, North Carolina has the following cities and towns:

  • Roxboro

Map of Person County North Carolina