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Overview

Introduction to Lewisburg, Tennessee

Lewisburg, Tennessee, in Marshall county, is 35 miles SW of Murfreesboro, Tennessee and 49 miles S of Nashville, Tennessee.

Lewisburg History

Lewisburg is the county seat of Marshall County. The city was named in honor of Meriwether Lewis, who was the first European descendant to explore the area. Revolutionary War veterans were the first to permanently settle in the area. The State of North Carolina gave them land grants for their services in the war. Marshall County was named in honor of a distinguished American judge, John Marshall. The county was established by an act of the Tennessee General Assembly in 1836. The city of Lewisburg was officially incorporated in 1837.

Lewisburg and nearby Attractions

  • Discovery Center at Murfree Springs
  • Tims Ford State Park
  • Henry Horton State Park
  • Stones River National Battlefield
  • James K. Polk House
  • Long Hunter State Park

Things To Do In Lewisburg

While in Lewisburg, one can visit one of many sites of historical importance, including the James K. Polk House and the Stones River National Battlefield. The Marshall County Plaza Shopping Center is a popular shopping destination. Churches in the area include the Saint James Baptist Church, the First Church of the Nazarene, the Church Street Church of Christ and the First Baptist Church of Fifth Avenue. The city celebrates the Goat, Music and More Festival every October.

Lewisburg Transportation

Nashville International is the nearest major airport.

Lewisburg Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Columbia State Community College, David Lipscomb University and Middle Tennessee State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,376
Male Share of the Population45.2%
Female Share of the Population54.8%
Senior Citizens16.1%
Employed Population 16+4,358
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married38.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.3%
Median Earnings25+$27,447
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$12,554
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,557

Wealth

Median Family Income$42,208
% Above Poverty Level77.5%
% Below Poverty Level22.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone28.7%
Median Gross Rent$607
Median House Value$92,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)37.8%
Irish8.1%
English5.9%
Italian4%
Dutch1.9%
French Except Basque1.4%
Scottish1.1%
African0.7%
Finnish0.6%
Portuguese0.6%
Welsh0.3%
Polish0.3%
German0.2%
Greek0.2%
Slovak0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
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Lewisburg Almanac

CategoryValue
County Marshall County
Standard Zip Codes37091
Phone Area Codes931
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude35.44
Approximate Longitude-86.78

Lewisburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationLEWISBURG EXP STN
Distance2.3 miles
Jan Temp25 to 46 F
Apr Temp42 to 70 F
Jul Temp65 to 90 F
Oct Temp43 to 72 F
Annual Precip56.1 inches
StationSHELBYVILLE WATER DEPT
Distance17.6 miles
Jan Temp27 to 48 F
Apr Temp45 to 71 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp46 to 73 F
Annual Precip57.1 inches
StationNEAPOLIS EXP STN
Distance21.5 miles
Jan Temp26 to 47 F
Apr Temp45 to 71 F
Jul Temp67 to 91 F
Oct Temp45 to 73 F
Annual Precip57 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chapel Hill1,492$52,344
Columbia36,130$48,183
Cornersville1,334$51,548
Lynnville318$40,417
Petersburg698$41,544
Shelbyville20,916$41,725

Lewisburg Public Libraries

Marshall County Memorial Library
310 FARMINGTON ROAD
Lewisburg, Tennessee
(931) 359-3335

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Lewisburg Hospitals

Marshall Medical Center
(Government - Local)
1080 North Ellington Parkway
(931) 359-6276

Lewisburg Public Schools

Lewisburg Middle School
500 Tiger Bl
ZIP: 37091
(931) 359-1265
Middle
Total Enrollment 461
Marshall Co High School
597 W Ellington Pw
ZIP: 37091
(931) 359-1549
High
Total Enrollment 839
Marshall Elementary
401 Tiger Dr
ZIP: 37091
(931) 359-7149
Primary
Total Enrollment 464
Oak Grove Elementary
1645 Franklin Rd
ZIP: 37091
(931) 270-1855
Primary
Total Enrollment 498
Westhills Elementary
1351 N Ellington Pw
ZIP: 37091
(931) 359-3909
Middle
Total Enrollment 656

Lewisburg Private Schools

Magnolia Academy - Lewisburg
120 Freeman Dr
ZIP: 37091
Secondary
Total Enrollment 24
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