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Overview

Introduction to Lebanon, Maine

Lebanon, Maine, in York county, is 35 miles SW of Portland, Maine and 72 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts.

Lebanon History

Lebanon was initially settled in by 60 colonists in 1743. Lebanon was incorporated in 1767 and was named after the biblical land of Lebanon. It is the 23rd town in Maine. Lebanon annexed unincorporated land in 1785 as well as some land from Sanford in 1787.

Lebanon and nearby Attractions

  • Stewarts Field
  • New Hampshire Farm Museum
  • Fernald Shore
  • North Lebanon Second Baptist Church

Things To Do In Lebanon

Tourists can spend their free hours at the local parks like the West Lebanon Historic District and Stewarts Field. The New Hampshire Farm Museum is also a popular local spot.

Lebanon Transportation

Portland International Airport is nearby.

Lebanon Higher Education

The University of New Hampshire, the University of New England-University Campus, Saint Joseph’s College and Northern Essex Community College are in the neighborhood.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,118
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens15.1%
Employed Population 16+3,165
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married61.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14%
Median Earnings25+$31,045
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,462

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,266
% Above Poverty Level91.3%
% Below Poverty Level8.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time34 minutes
% Working from Home6.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone13.5%
Median Gross Rent$629
Median House Value$181,200

Ancestry

English20.7%
French Except Basque19.5%
Canadian17.9%
Irish14.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6.3%
German5.9%
Italian4.1%
Polish3.3%
Scottish3.2%
Danishn2.8%
Welsh1.2%
Norwegian0.9%
Swedish0.9%
Finnish0.6%
Greek0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
Russian0.3%
Dutch0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
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Lebanon Almanac

CategoryValue
County York County
Standard Zip Codes4027
Phone Area Codes207
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.39
Approximate Longitude-70.85

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)

StationSANFORD 2 NNW
Distance6.1 miles
Jan Temp12 to 32 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 61 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches
StationDURHAM
Distance17.6 miles
Jan Temp13 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip42.8 inches
StationEPPING
Distance27.6 miles
Jan Temp13 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 61 F
Annual Precip44.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Acton2,543$58,929
Alfred755$68,633
Berwick2,329$80,000
North Berwick1,764$74,667
Sanford20,887$56,627
Shapleigh2,683$60,417

Lebanon Public Libraries

Martha Sawyer Community Library
53 UPPER GUINEA ROAD
Lebanon, Maine
(207) 457-1299

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More Information for Librarians

Sources :
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