Texas Gillespie County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Gillespie County, Texas. 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 Texas Gillespie County.

Street Address: 115 W Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Phone Number: (830) 997-6513 Gillespie 73,134 46,156

Street Address: 115 W Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Phone Number: (830) 997-6513 Gillespie N/A N/A

Overview of Gillespie County, Texas

Gillespie County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of the 2000 census, the population is 20,814. Its county seat is Fredericksburg. Gillespie is named for Robert Addison Gillespie, a merchant and soldier in the Mexican-American War.

President Lyndon Johnson was born in Stonewall, a small town located within the county.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,749 km² (1,061 mi²). 2,748 km² (1,061 mi²) of it is land and 1 km² (247 acres) of it is water. The total area is 0.04% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 20,814 people in the county, organized into 8,521 households, and 6,083 families. The population density is 8/km² (20/mi²). There are 9,902 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (9/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 92.82% White, 0.33% Native American, 0.21% Black or African American, 0.18% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 5.27% from other races, and 1.18% from two or more races. 15.90% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 8,521 households out of which 25.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.10% are married couples living together, 7.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.60% are non-families. 25.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.20% 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 2.84.

In the county, the population is spread out with 21.60% under the age of 18, 5.50% from 18 to 24, 21.20% from 25 to 44, 26.20% from 45 to 64, and 25.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 46 years. For every 100 females there are 89.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $38,109, and the median income for a family is $45,315. Males have a median income of $26,675 versus $20,918 for females. The per capita income for the county is $20,423. 10.20% of the population and 7.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 13.40% of those under the age of 18 and 9.90% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Gillespie County, Texas has the following cities and towns:

  • Fredericksburg
  • Harper
  • Luckenbach
  • Stonewall

Map of Gillespie County Texas