Texas Sterling County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

Street Address: 301 Main, Sterling City, TX 76951
Phone Number: (325) 378-2212 Sterling 4,200 N/A

Street Address: 301 Main, Sterling City, TX 76951
Phone Number: (325) 378-2212 Sterling N/A N/A

Overview of Sterling County, Texas

Sterling County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 1,393. Its county seat is Sterling City. The county is named for W. S. Sterling, an early settler in the area.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,392 km² (923 mi²). 2,391 km² (923 mi²) of it is land and 0 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.01% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Mitchell County (north)
  • Coke County (east)
  • Tom Green County (southeast)
  • Irion County (south)
  • Reagan County (southwest)
  • Glasscock County (west)
  • Howard County (northwest)


As of the census of 2000, there are 1,393 people, 513 households, and 385 families residing in the county. The population density is 1/km² (2/mi²). There are 633 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 85.71% White, 0.07% Black or African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 11.84% from other races, and 2.01% from two or more races. 31.01% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 513 households out of which 36.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.10% are married couples living together, 7.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.80% are non-families. 23.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.67 and the average family size is 3.15.

In the county, the population is spread out with 28.70% under the age of 18, 6.10% from 18 to 24, 29.70% from 25 to 44, 20.80% from 45 to 64, and 14.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 96.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $35,129, and the median income for a family is $37,813. Males have a median income of $28,173 versus $19,615 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,972. 16.80% of the population and 13.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 23.30% of those under the age of 18 and 15.90% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

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

  • Sterling City

Map of Sterling County Texas