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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,584
Male Share of the Population45.1%
Female Share of the Population54.9%
Senior Citizens19.5%
Employed Population 16+1,925
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married33%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.3%
Median Earnings25+$25,355
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$14,269
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,813

Wealth

Median Family Income$33,470
% Above Poverty Level71.2%
% Below Poverty Level28.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone50.6%
Median Gross Rent$559
Median House Value$90,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.9%
Irish9.4%
German4.9%
English4%
Italian1.5%
Scottish1.4%
Dutch1.1%
Polish1.1%
Welsh1%
French Except Basque0.9%
Russian0.6%
African0.4%
Czech0.2%
Australian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Arab0.1%
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Lebanon Almanac

CategoryValue
County Marion County
Standard Zip Codes40033
Phone Area Codes270
Time ZoneAmerica/Kentucky/Louisville
Approximate Latitude37.56
Approximate Longitude-85.25

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)

StationBRADFORDSVILLE
Distance8.2 miles
Jan Temp23 to 43 F
Apr Temp41 to 68 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp42 to 70 F
Annual Precip52.2 inches
StationBARDSTOWN 5 E
Distance18.5 miles
Jan Temp24 to 41 F
Apr Temp44 to 67 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip50 inches
StationDANVILLE
Distance27.5 miles
Jan Temp23 to 41 F
Apr Temp43 to 65 F
Jul Temp66 to 86 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip48.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bradfordsville306$32,917
Campbellsville11,364$38,464
Loretto692$42,969
Mackville258$73,750
Raywick147$73,750
Springfield3,017$38,938

Lebanon Public Libraries

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 Road
(270) 692-3161

Lebanon Public Schools

Calvary Elementary School
3345 Hwy 208
ZIP: 40033
(270) 692-3676
Primary
Total Enrollment 251
Glasscock Elementary School
773 E Main St
ZIP: 40033
(270) 692-3223
Primary
Total Enrollment 453
Hugh C. Spalding Academy
721 E. Main St.
ZIP: 40033
(270) 692-0690
High
Total Enrollment 11
Lebanon Elementary School
420 W Main St
ZIP: 40033
(270) 692-3883
Primary
Total Enrollment 423
Lebanon Middle School
200 Corporate Drive
ZIP: 40033
(270) 692-3441
Middle
Total Enrollment 405
Marion County Area Technology Center
721 East Main
ZIP: 40033
(270) 692-3155
Marion County High School
735 E Main St
ZIP: 40033
(270) 692-6066
High
Total Enrollment 943
Saint Charles Middle School
1155 Hwy 327
ZIP: 40033
(270) 692-4578
Middle
Total Enrollment 281

Lebanon Private Schools

St Augustine School
236 S Spalding Ave
ZIP: 40033
Elementary
Total Enrollment 132
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