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The city of Lebanon is located in Warren County<1> and is the County Seat for Warren County.

The pronunciation of Lebanon: LEH-buh-nahn<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Lebanon, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1805.

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 20,732 people<4> (see below for details).

Lebanon is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Lebanon lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The ZIP code for Lebanon: 45036<6>

Websites for Lebanon ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lebanon had an population of 20,732 people. This is an increase of 3.49% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.23% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lebanon had a population of 20,033 people (which is 9.42% of the total population of Warren County). This makes Lebanon the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Lebanon represents 0.17% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 86th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 20,033 people, the population of Lebanon increased 18.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 16,962 people).

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

Communities Also Named Lebanon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Ohio communities named Lebanon: This one is located in Warren County and the other is located in Monroe County.

Beyond Ohio, 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), Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina, 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.

  • Hamilton
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
  • Kettering
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Middletown
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Fairfield
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairfield have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairfield
    • Fairfield is located in Hamilton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,603 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfield <7>
  • Mason
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mason
    • Mason is located in Warren County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,300 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mason <7>
  • Centerville
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
  • Miamisburg
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Springboro
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springboro have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springboro
    • Springboro is located in Warren County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,235 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springboro <7>
  • Forest Park
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Park have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Park
    • Forest Park is located in Hamilton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,534 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest Park <7>
  • Monroe
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)

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 30 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.

Adding Lebanon to Our Gazetteer ...

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Lebanon was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<9>

From that list, the Lebanon post office opened in 1805.

We also found Lebanon in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Lebanon.

The official website for Lebanon:

The official website for Warren County:

The official website for State of Ohio:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Warren, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Lebanon. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>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 city'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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lebanon.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lebanon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 Lebanon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lebanon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<9>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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