Texas Somervell County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

Street Address: 108 Allen Dr, Glen Rose, TX 76043
Phone Number: (254) 897-4582 Somervell 55,868 26,220

Street Address: 108 Allen Dr, Glen Rose, TX 76043
Phone Number: (254) 897-4582 Somervell N/A N/A

Overview of Somervell County, Texas

Somervell County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 6,809. Its county seat is Glen Rose. The county is named for Alexander Somervell, Secretary of War for the Republic of Texas.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 497 km² (192 mi²). 485 km² (187 mi²) of it is land and 12 km² (5 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.46% water. It is the third-smallest county in Texas.

Adjacent counties

  • Hood County (north)
  • Johnson County (east)
  • Bosque County (south)
  • Erath County (west)


As of the census of 2000, there are 6,809 people, 2,438 households, and 1,840 families residing in the county. The population density is 14/km² (36/mi²). There are 2,750 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (15/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 92.19% White, 0.28% Black or African American, 0.69% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 5.11% from other races, and 1.45% from two or more races. 13.44% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 2,438 households out of which 37.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.70% are married couples living together, 9.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.50% are non-families. 21.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.73 and the average family size is 3.17.

In the county, the population is spread out with 28.40% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 26.80% from 25 to 44, 23.70% from 45 to 64, and 13.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 99.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $39,404, and the median income for a family is $46,458. Males have a median income of $32,463 versus $23,381 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,367. 8.60% of the population and 6.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.30% of those under the age of 18 and 9.10% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

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

  • Glen Rose

Map of Somervell County Texas