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Welcome to Lebanon ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Lebanon, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
When the people of Lebanon refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Lebanonian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Lebanon has a population of 36,450 people<3> (see below for details).
Lebanon is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Lebanon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Lebanon is within the (615) area code.
Websites for Lebanon ...
Official Website: www.lebanon-tn.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.lebanonwilsontnchamber.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lebanon had an population of 36,450 people. This is an increase of 39.18% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 80.13% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Lebanon had a population of 26,190 people (which is 22.98% of the total population of Wilson County). This makes Lebanon the county's most populous community.
The population of Lebanon represents 0.41% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 27th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 26,190 people, the population of Lebanon increased 29.43% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 20,235 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Lebanon.
Communities Also Named Lebanon ...
While we believe that this Lebanon is located in Wilson County, we know of another 3 Tennessee communities named Lebanon. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bradley, Hardin and Haywood County.
Beyond Tennessee, 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, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (4), South Dakota, 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 22 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 book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Lebanon.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Lebanon: www.lebanon-tn.com/
The official website for Wilson County: www.wilsoncountytn.com/
The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Nov 2023