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North Carolina Wilson County Public Libraries

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Wilson County, North Carolina. 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 North Carolina Wilson County.

1. Branch Library BLACK CREEK BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 103 Central Avenue, Black Creek, NC 27813
Phone Number: (252) 237-3715 Wilson N/A N/A

2. Branch Library CROCKER BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 114 S Main St, Stantonsburg, NC 27883
Phone Number: (252) 238-3758 Wilson N/A N/A

3. Branch Library EAST BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 1006-c Ward Blvd, Wilson, NC 27893
Phone Number: (252) 237-2627 Wilson N/A N/A

4. Branch Library ELM CITY BRANCH
Street Address: 117 N Railroad St, Elm City, NC 27822
Phone Number: (252) 236-4269 Wilson N/A N/A

5. Branch Library LUCAMA BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 103 E Spring St, Lucama, NC 27851
Phone Number: (252) 239-0046 Wilson N/A N/A

6. Library System WILSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 249 Nash Street W, Wilson, NC 27893
Phone Number: (252) 237-5355 Wilson 213,945 185,315

7. Central Library WILSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 249 Nash Street W, Wilson, NC 27893
Phone Number: (252) 237-5355 Wilson N/A N/A

8. Bookmobile WILSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOKMOBILE
249 West Nash Street, Wilson, NC 27893
Phone Number: (252) 237-5355 Wilson N/A N/A

Overview of Wilson County, North Carolina

Wilson County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 73,814. Its county seat is Wilson.

History

The county was formed in 1855 from parts of Edgecombe County, Johnston County, Nash County, and Wayne County. It was named for Louis Dicken Wilson, a state legislator from Edgecombe County and a colonel in the Mexican-American War, who died of fever at Veracruz in 1847.

Law and government

Wilson County is a member of the regional Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 969 km˛ (374 mi˛). 961 km˛ (371 mi˛) of it is land and 8 km˛ (3 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 0.85% water.

Townships

The county is divided into ten townships: Black Creek, Cross Roads, Gardners, Old Fields, Saratoga, Springhill, Stantonsburg, Taylors, Toisnot, and Wilson.

Adjacent Counties

  • Nash County, North Carolina- north
  • Edgecombe County, North Carolina- northeast
  • Pitt County, North Carolina- east
  • Greene County, North Carolina- southeast
  • Wayne County, North Carolina- south
  • Johnston County, North Carolina- southwest

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 73,814 people, 28,613 households, and 19,771 families residing in the county. The population density is 77/km˛ (199/mi˛). There are 30,729 housing units at an average density of 32/km˛ (83/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 55.83% White, 39.33% Black or African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 3.21% from other races, and 0.92% from two or more races. 6.04% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 28,613 households out of which 31.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.10% are married couples living together, 16.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.90% are non-families. 26.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.51 and the average family size is 3.03.

In the county the population is spread out with 25.60% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 28.80% from 25 to 44, 23.60% from 45 to 64, and 12.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 91.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $33,116, and the median income for a family is $41,551. Males have a median income of $30,364 versus $21,997 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,102. 18.50% of the population and 13.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.70% of those under the age of 18 and 21.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Black Creek
  • Elm City
  • Lucama
  • Saratoga
  • Sims
  • Stantonsburg
  • Wilson

 


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