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Lebanon, Alabama
(DeKalb County)

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Welcome to Lebanon ...

Lebanon is located in DeKalb County.

When the people of Lebanon refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Lebanonian<1>

Lebanon is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Lebanon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Lebanon (for example, toward Lyerly (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for Lebanon: (256) & (938)<3>

Communities near Lebanon ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Lebanon and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2015<5>
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   1,802   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,570   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,973   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Crossville   [Map]   1,848   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,150   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Fyffe   [Map]   1,023   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Lebanon.

Communities Also Named Lebanon ...

While we believe that this Lebanon is located in DeKalb County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Lebanon. Those communities are located in the following counties: Cleburne and Morgan County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 55 communities that are also named Lebanon - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas (2), Colorado, Connecticut (2), Delaware, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi (5), Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (4), South Dakota, Tennessee (4), Texas (3), Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lebanon.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lebanon. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lebanon. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lebanon.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lebanon:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lebanon ...

Looking for more information about Lebanon? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Lebanon? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Lebanon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Lebanon.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Lebanon. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lebanon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Lebanon refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Lebanon may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lebanon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Lebanon.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Lebanon. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lebanon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lebanon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3659, Longitude: -85.8158     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lebanon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lebanon.

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Lebanon.


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