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Lebanon is a city in Lebanon County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the cedar trees growing here, reminding settlers of the "cedars of Lebanon"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Lebanon. For links to other places called Lebanon, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lebanon is 40.340N. The longitude is -76.411W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 469 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 23,894.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lebanon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lebanon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Harrisburg area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17046 ZIP code.
36% of Lebanon residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lebanon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lebanon was $15,584, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Lebanon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Median rent in Lebanon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $357. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $753.
Libraries in Lebanon include Lebanon Community Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Lebanon include Lebanon Daily News
TV stations in Lebanon include WLYH.
Lebanon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lebanon political report.
The average commute time for Lebanon workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 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 .4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Lebanon include Quality Inn Lebanon Valley.
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