Virginia Hanover County Public Libraries

By | January 2, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Hanover County, Virginia. 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 Virginia Hanover County.

1. Branch Library ASHLAND BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 201 S. Railroad Avenue, Ashland, VA 23005
Phone Number: (804) 798-4072 Hanover N/A N/A

2. Branch Library ATLEE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 9161 Atlee Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23116
Phone Number: (804) 559-0654 Hanover N/A N/A

3. Branch Library HANOVER BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 7527 Library Drive, Hanover, VA 23069
Phone Number: (804) 537-6210 Hanover N/A N/A

4. Branch Library MECHANICSVILLE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 7179 Stonewall Parkway, Mechanicsville, VA 23111
Phone Number: (804) 746-9615 Hanover N/A N/A

5. Branch Library MONTPELIER BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 17205 Sycamore Tavern Lane, Montpelier, VA 23192
Phone Number: (804) 883-7116 Hanover N/A N/A

6. Library System PAMUNKEY REGIONAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 7527 Library Drive, Hanover, VA 23069
Phone Number: (804) 365-6211 Hanover 1,104,387 558,532

7. Bookmobile PAMUNKEY REGIONAL LIBRARY BOOKMOBILE
9161 Atlee Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23116
Phone Number: (804) 559-4073 Hanover N/A N/A

8. Branch Library ROCKVILLE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 16600 Pouncey Tract Road, Rockville, VA 23146
Phone Number: (804) 749-3146 Hanover N/A N/A

Overview of Hanover County, Virginia

Hanover County is a county located in the state of Virginia. As of 2000, the population was 86,320. Its county seat is Hanover. It is located in the Richmond-Petersburg region and is a portion of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).

History

Created in 1720 from the area of New Kent County called St. Paul’s Parish, Hanover County was named after King George I of England, who was Elector of Hannover in Germany when he came to the throne. Hanover was the birthplace and home of Patrick Henry, and the Hanover Courthouse was the site of the Parson’s Cause case, in which attorney Henry argued against taxes levied on preachers by the King. Hanover County was also the birthplace of politician Henry Clay, author of the Missouri Compromise, and the site of a number of American Civil War battles, including the Seven Days Battles and Cold Harbor. [1]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,228 km² (474 mi²). 1,224 km² (473 mi²) of it is land and 4 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.30% water.

Hanover County is about 90 miles south of Washington, D.C., and about 12 miles north of Richmond. [2]

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 86,320 people, 31,121 households, and 24,461 families residing in the county. The population density is 71/km² (183/mi²). There are 32,196 housing units at an average density of 26/km² (68/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 88.32% White, 9.34% Black or African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.79% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.37% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. 0.98% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 31,121 households out of which 39.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.40% are married couples living together, 9.30% have a female householder with no husband present, and 21.40% are non-families. 17.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.71 and the average family size is 3.07.

In the county, the population is spread out with 27.10% under the age of 18, 6.90% from 18 to 24, 30.70% from 25 to 44, 24.80% from 45 to 64, and 10.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 96.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $59,223, and the median income for a family is $65,809. Males have a median income of $42,523 versus $30,689 for females. The per capita income for the county is $25,120. 3.60% of the population and 2.50% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 3.90% of those under the age of 18 and 5.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Towns

According to countryaah, Hanover County, Virginia has the following cities and towns:

  • Ashland
  • Mechanicsville
  • Doswell

Map of Hanover County Virginia