Lebanon, the seat of Marion county, is located in the central part of the county near the head of Hardins Creek. Settlement in the area began in the 1780s and the town was established in 1814 and named for the biblical Lebanon because of the abundant cedar trees.
Lebanon was incorporated in 1815.
The Lebanon post office opened in 1816.
The population in 2010 was 5,539.
The Marion County Courthouse in Lebanon. (Photo circa 1998.)
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