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Overview

Introduction to Lebanon, Kentucky

Lebanon, Kentucky, in Marion county, is 51 miles SW of Lexington, Kentucky.

Lebanon History

Lebanon was founded in 1814 and was named after the Biblical Lebanon, owing to the abundant Cedar trees. A Louisville and Nashville Railroad branch was constructed in the area in 1857. The consistent growth of the town came to a halt with the Civil War.

Lebanon and nearby Attractions

  • Graham Memorial Park
  • Rosewood Golf Club
  • Civil War Museum
  • Kentucky Railway Museum

Things To Do In Lebanon

The Graham Memorial Park is one of the local parks of Lebanon. Golf lovers can visit the Rosewood Golf Club during their free hours. Tourists can also go to the Kentucky Railway Museum and Civil War Museum for spending quality time. There are many festivals hosted by Lebanon such as the Heart of Kentucky Winterfest, Heritage and Soul Festival, and the Marion County Country Ham Days.

Lebanon Transportation

Louisville International - Standiford Field Airport is nearby.

Lebanon Higher Education

Elizabethtown Community College, University of Louisville, Sullivan University, and Bellarmine University are in the neighborhood.

People

Total Population 5,620
Male Share of the Population 41.1%
Female Share of the Population 58.9%
Senior Citizens 17.5%
Employed Population 16+ 2,021
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 37.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $33,883
% Above Poverty Level 65.2%
% Below Poverty Level 34.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 42.4%
Median Gross Rent $517
Median House Value $89,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.4%
US/American 0%
English 5.5%
Irish 13.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lebanon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 51 miles SW of Lexington, Kentucky
County Marion
Standard Zip Codes 40033
Phone Area Codes 270
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.569
Longitude -85.252

Lebanon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BRADFORDSVILLE
Distance 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 43 F
Apr Temp 41 to 68 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 70 F
Annual Precip 52.2 inches
Station BARDSTOWN 5 E
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 50 inches
Station DANVILLE
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Lebanon, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Calvary (40033)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bradfordsville 317 $34,028
Campbellsville 10,983 $38,381
Loretto 734 $53,182
Mackville 246 $60,536
Raywick 137 $56,250
Springfield 2,955 $39,899

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lebanon Public Libraries

Library
Marion County Public Library
201 EAST MAIN STREET
Lebanon, Kentucky
(270) 692-4698

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Lebanon Hospitals

SPRING VIEW HOSPITAL
(Proprietary)
320 LORETTO RD
(270) 692-3161
Emergency Service: No

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Lebanon High Schools

MARION COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
735 E MAIN ST
270-692-6066
Serves 881 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.7

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