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Welcome to Lewisburg ...

The city of Lewisburg is located in Logan County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lewisburg has a population of 799 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Lewisburg.

Lewisburg is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Lewisburg lies within the (270) area code.

The ZIP code for Lewisburg: 42256<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lewisburg had an population of 799 people. This is a decrease of 1.36% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lewisburg had a population of 810 people. This makes Lewisburg the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Lewisburg represents 0.02% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 233rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 810 people, the population of Lewisburg decreased 10.3% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 903 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lewisburg.

Communities Also Named Lewisburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Kentucky communities named Lewisburg: This one is located in Logan County and the other is located in Mason County.

Beyond Kentucky, there are 16 communities that are also named Lewisburg - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana (2), Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Lewisburg ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lewisburg.

  • Russellville (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Russellville
    • Russellville lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Lewisburg and is located in Logan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,167 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Russellville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Russellville<6>
  • Greenville (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
    • Greenville lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Lewisburg and is located in Muhlenberg County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,153 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<6>
  • Elkton (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkton
    • Elkton lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Lewisburg and is located in Todd County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,157 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkton<6>
  • Auburn (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auburn
    • Auburn lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Lewisburg and is located in Logan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,404 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auburn have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<6>
  • Drakesboro (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drakesboro
    • Drakesboro lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Lewisburg and is located in Muhlenberg County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 494 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drakesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drakesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drakesboro<6>
  • Allensville (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allensville
    • Allensville lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Lewisburg and is located in Todd County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 157 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allensville
  • Rochester (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rochester
    • Rochester lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Lewisburg and is located in Butler County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 149 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rochester have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rochester
  • Agnes (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Agnes
    • Agnes lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Lewisburg and is located in Logan County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Agnes
  • Dunmor (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunmor
    • Dunmor lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Lewisburg and is located in Muhlenberg County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunmor have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunmor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunmor<6>
  • Harreldsville (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harreldsville
    • Harreldsville lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Lewisburg and is located in Butler County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harreldsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harreldsville

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lewisburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lewisburg.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lewisburg. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Lewisburg.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lewisburg. See our Newspapers Page for Lewisburg.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lewisburg ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Lewisburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lewisburg.

Adding Lewisburg to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lewisburg in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Lewisburg was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Lewisburg on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lewisburg on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Lewisburg

Visit our Community Index for Kentucky

About Logan County

About Kentucky

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Logan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lewisburg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lewisburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Lewisburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lewisburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lewisburg) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lewisburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LewisburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lewisburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9861, Longitude: -86.9514    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




 

 

 

 

 


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