Lebanon is a suburban style community and the county-seat of Boone County, with a population of 15,959 as of 2017. Located next to I-65 and 30 minutes northwest of Indianapolis, makes it an easy commute into Indianapolis or the Indianapolis International Airport, or just 36 miles south east of Lafayette. Lebanon has several business parks offering jobs in manufacturing, research, and information technology.
In terms of entertainment there are many activities for families to partake from in Lebanon. Step back in time and watch reenactors dressed like colonial merchants reenact our countries history for several days every summer, teaching residents about what colonial life was like. Don’t wait until October, for the crowd over 21, Augtoberfest, is an annual tradition on the square where there is delicious German food, music, games, and great, local beer. Savor Lebanon, is a night full of a selection of craft beers, wines and Spirts with a live music and several eateries present annually in February. Lastly, don’t forget to attend the Mischief on Meridian, when families trick-or-treat local businesses.
Lebanon Community School Corporation has a successful school system, which has been recognized as an “A” district by the Indiana Department of Education. Lebanon’s schools feature state-of-the-art science labs, student lounges, community spaces, and greenhouses. Comprised of 4 elementary, 1 middle school and 1 high school Lebanon Schools’ have a rigorous, high-quality curriculum for college and career readiness, and specialized programs and services.
Satellite communities include: Advance, Jamestown, Thorntown, Ulen, Whitestown, and Zionsville