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Lebanon, Virginia

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The location of Lebanon

Welcome to Lebanon ...

The town of Lebanon is located in Russell County and is the County Seat for Russell County.

The location of Lebanon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Lebanon refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Lebanonian<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Lebanon has a population of 3,214 people<3> (see below for details).

Lebanon is 2,020 feet [616 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Lebanon: (276)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lebanon had a population of 3,424 people (or 11.85% of the total population of Russell County). This makes Lebanon the county's most populous community.

The population of Lebanon represents 0.04% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 77th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,424 people, the population of Lebanon increased 4.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,273 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Lebanon had an population of 3,214 people. This is a decrease of 6.13% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.8% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Lebanon ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Abingdon   [Map]   7,981   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Castlewood   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   178   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Craigs Mill   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Glade Spring   [Map]   1,429   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Honaker   [Map]   1,356   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Lebanon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, Tennessee (4), Texas (3) and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lebanon. If available, we provide a satellite 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. Our list includes 4 papers.

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 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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Russell County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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 town'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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<3>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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<4>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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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lebanon) 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 Lebanon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lebanon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lebanon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8992, Longitude: -82.0782     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lebanon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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