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Lebanon is a city in Wilson County, in the Nashville-Davidson metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the biblical cedars of Lebanon

The latitude of Lebanon is 36.208N. The longitude is -86.291W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 528 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 21,406.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$35,118
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lebanon demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 163. The number of murders and homicides was 3. The violent crime rate was 7.8 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Wilson County Fair - Aug. 17-25, 2007
  • Gladefest - Sept. 15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lebanon web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Old Hickory Lake, Cedars of Lebanon State Park
Historic sites and museums: Wilson County Museum
Colleges and universities: Cumberland University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Lebanon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wilson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Nashville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 37087 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Lebanon residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lebanon ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lebanon was $20,366, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

18% of Lebanon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
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Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Lebanon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $461.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $991.


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Libraries

Libraries in Lebanon include Lebanon-Wilson County Public Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Lebanon include Wilson Post

TV stations in Lebanon include WJFB.

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Politics

Wilson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lebanon political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Lebanon workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 16 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lebanon between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 7.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Lebanon include Best Western, Comfort Inn Lebanon, Comfort Suites Lebanon, Country Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Express, Knights Inn, Sleep Inn, Super 8.

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