Development & Growth

The City of Lebanon has grown rapidly over the last several decades. Currently, Lebanon contains approximately 34 square miles. According to the special census conducted in 2004, the population of Lebanon was approximately 21,598.

Lebanon is the County Seat for Wilson County. According to the U.S. Census, the table below shows population statistics for the city and county.

Population Numbers

Year City of Lebanon Wilson County
1950 7,913 26,318
1960 10,512 27,668
1970 12,492 36,999
1980 16,500 49,200
1990 15,208 67,675
2000 20,235 88,809