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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.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$27,259
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lebanon demographic reports
Lebanon is on Quitapahilla Creek
Early iron center
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 180. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 7.5 per 1,000 people.
Local foods: bologna
Local festivals include:
  • Lebanon Area Fair - July 28-Aug. 4, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lebanon web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Swatara State Park
Historic sites and museums: Stoy Museum
Colleges and universities: Harrisburg Area Community College-Lebanon
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 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.

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Lebanon Web sites

Ancestry & family history

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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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lebanon was $15,584, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

9% of Lebanon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Lebanon festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Geocaching & geography
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Government
Guides to Lebanon
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History
Housing & real estate

Median rent in Lebanon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $357.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $753.


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Libraries

Libraries in Lebanon include Lebanon Community Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Lebanon include Lebanon Daily News

TV stations in Lebanon include WLYH.

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Politics

Lebanon 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 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.

Travel

Hotels in Lebanon include Quality Inn Lebanon Valley.

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