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Lebanon is a city in Marion County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the biblical place, because of cedars growing here.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kentucky named Lebanon. For links to other places called Lebanon, KY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Lebanon is 37.569N. The longitude is -85.252W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 791 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,821.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$21,860
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lebanon demographic reports
Lebanon is on Hardins Creek.
Site of three Civil War battles, in 1861, 1862 and 1863.
Local festivals include:
  • Marion County Country Ham Days - Sept. 29-30, 2007
  • Marion County Fair - July 2-7, 2007
  • Heart of Kentucky Winterfest - Jan. 5-6, 2007
  • Heritage & Soul Festival - Jan. 12-14, 2007
  • Japanese Cultural Day - March 25, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lebanon web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Cecil L. Gorley Trail
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 Marion County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 40033 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Lebanon residents report German ancestry, and 12% 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 $14,311, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

10% 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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Fall foliage National Forest foliage hotspots
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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 $276.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $550.


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Libraries

Libraries in Lebanon include Marion County Public Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Lebanon include Lebanon Enterprise

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Politics

Marion 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 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Lebanon include Hampton Inn.

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KY communities formerly known as Lebanon:
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