A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Lebanon ...
The city of Lebanon is located in the Missouri Ozarks.
The location of Lebanon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Lebanon refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Lebanonian<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Lebanon has a population of 14,798 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Lebanon.
The community of Lebanon is 1,270 feet [387 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Lebanon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Lebanon: (417)
Websites for Lebanon ...
Official Website: www.lebanonmissouri.org/
Chamber of Commerce: www.lebanonmissouri.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lebanon had an population of 14,798 people. This is an increase of 2.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.74% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Lebanon had a population of 14,474 people (or 40.69% of the total population of Laclede County). This makes Lebanon the county's most populous community.
The population of Lebanon represents 0.24% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 50th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 14,474 people, the population of Lebanon increased 19.08% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 12,155 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Lebanon.
Adding Lebanon to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Lebanon in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Lebanon elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lebanon on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Lebanon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Missouri communities named Lebanon: This one is located in Laclede County and the other is located in Boone County.
Beyond Missouri, there are 55 communities that are also named Lebanon - they are located in Alabama (3), Arizona, Arkansas (2), Colorado, Connecticut (2), Delaware, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi (5), 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.
Communities near Lebanon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lebanon.
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 Lebanon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lebanon.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Lebanon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lebanon. Our list includes 21 papers. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Lebanon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lebanon.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Lebanon: www.lebanonmissouri.org/
The official website for Laclede County: www.laclede.county.missouri.org/
The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/
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This page was last modified: 11 May 2021