Tennessee Houston County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Houston County, Tennessee. 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 Tennessee Houston County.

Street Address: 24 S. Spring Street, Erin, TN 37061
Phone Number: (931) 289-3858 Houston 62,255 25,792

Street Address: 24 S. Spring Street, Erin, TN 37061
Phone Number: (931) 289-3858 Houston N/A N/A

Overview of Houston County, Tennessee

Houston County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 8,088. Its county seat is Erin.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 536 km² (207 mi²). 519 km² (200 mi²) of it is land and 17 km² (7 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.24% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 8,088 people, 3,216 households, and 2,299 families residing in the county. The population density is 16/km² (40/mi²). There are 3,901 housing units at an average density of 8/km² (20/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 94.58% White, 3.31% Black or African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.78% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. 1.25% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,216 households out of which 31.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.00% are married couples living together, 10.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.50% are non-families. 25.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.46 and the average family size is 2.92.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.40% under the age of 18, 7.30% from 18 to 24, 26.10% from 25 to 44, 25.60% from 45 to 64, and 16.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 97.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $29,968, and the median income for a family is $35,395. Males have a median income of $29,528 versus $19,983 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,614. 18.10% of the population and 14.30% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 23.20% of those under the age of 18 and 20.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Houston County, Tennessee has the following cities and towns:

  • Erin
  • Tennessee Ridge

Map of Houston County Tennessee