Washington Adams County Public Libraries

By | January 2, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Adams County, Washington. 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 Washington Adams County.

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1. Branch Library OTHELLO LIBRARY
Street Address: 101 E. Main Street, Othello, WA 99344
Phone Number: (509) 488-9683 Adams N/A N/A

Street Address: 302 W Main, Ritzville, WA 99169
Phone Number: (509) 659-1222 Adams 23,132 16,583

Street Address: 302 W Main, Ritzville, WA 99169
Phone Number: (509) 659-1222 Adams N/A N/A

Overview of Adams County, Washington

Adams County is a county located in the State of Washington. Its name is in honor of the second President of the United States, John Adams. As of 2000, the population is 16,428. The county seat is at Ritzville.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,998 km² (1,930 mi²). 4,986 km² (1,925 mi²) of it is land and 12 km² (5 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.25% water.

Major highways

  • Interstate 90
  • United States Highway 395

Adjacent counties

  • Lincoln County, Washingtonnortheast
  • Whitman County, Washingtonsoutheast
  • Franklin County, Washingtonsouth
  • Grant County, Washingtonnorthwest


As of the census of 2000, there are 16,428 people, 5,229 households, and 4,094 families residing in the county. The population density is 3/km² (8/mi²). There are 5,773 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (3/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 64.96% White, 0.28% Black or African American, 0.68% Native American, 0.60% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 30.69% from other races, and 2.75% from two or more races. 47.07% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 5,229 households out of which 44.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.50% are married couples living together, 10.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 21.70% are non-families. 18.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.09 and the average family size is 3.52.

In the county, the population is spread out with 34.20% under the age of 18, 9.80% from 18 to 24, 26.30% from 25 to 44, 19.40% from 45 to 64, and 10.40% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 30 years. For every 100 females there are 104.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 102.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $33,888, and the median income for a family is $37,075. Males have a median income of $28,740 versus $21,597 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,534. 18.20% of the population and 13.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.00% of those under the age of 18 and 8.90% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Adams County, Washington has the following cities and towns:

  • Hatton
  • Lind
  • Othello
  • Ritzville
  • Washtucna

Map of Adams County Washington