Texas Refugio County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

Street Address: 815 S Commerce St, Refugio, TX 78377
Phone Number: (361) 526-2608 Refugio 19,145 19,333

Street Address: 815 S Commerce St, Refugio, TX 78377
Phone Number: (361) 526-2608 Refugio N/A N/A

Street Address: 211 Oleander St, Tivoli, TX 77990
Phone Number: (361) 286-0145 Refugio N/A N/A

Overview of Refugio County, Texas

Refugio County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 7,828. Its county seat is Refugio.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,120 km² (819 mi²). 1,995 km² (770 mi²) of it is land and 125 km² (48 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 5.92% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Victoria County (north)
  • Calhoun County (northeast)
  • Aransas County (southeast)
  • San Patricio County (south)
  • Bee County (west)
  • Goliad County (northwest)


As of the census of 2000, there are 7,828 people, 2,985 households, and 2,176 families residing in the county. The population density is 4/km² (10/mi²). There are 3,669 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (5/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 80.22% White, 6.77% Black or African American, 0.56% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 10.42% from other races, and 1.67% from two or more races. 44.58% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 2,985 households out of which 31.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.10% are married couples living together, 12.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.10% are non-families. 24.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.59 and the average family size is 3.07.

In the county, the population is spread out with 26.10% under the age of 18, 7.40% from 18 to 24, 25.90% from 25 to 44, 24.00% from 45 to 64, and 16.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 95.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $29,986, and the median income for a family is $36,162. Males have a median income of $29,667 versus $16,565 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,481. 17.80% of the population and 14.30% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.20% of those under the age of 18 and 16.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

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

  • Austwell
  • Bayside
  • Refugio
  • Woodsboro

Map of Refugio County Texas