Lebanon

OVERVIEW

Nicknamed “The Friendly City”, Lebanon welcomes new residents and businesses alike. Its convenient access to several major highways makes it an attractive location for commuters. Local area home prices range between $85,000 and $150,000. The city’s diverse economy includes agriculture, service industries, manufacturing and a growing technology field. Lebanon offers an academically and athletically-successful education system, state-of-the-art medical facilities and many social and civic organizations.

LOCATION

The town of Lebanon, founded in 1832, is the county seat of Boone County. It is located approximately 25 minutes northwest of Indianapolis with easy access off I-65. It is approximately 45 minutes from Lafayette and Purdue University.

POPULATION (figures based on 2000 Census)

Town: 14,222
County: 46,107 – Boone County

UTILITIES

Electric: Lebanon Utilities
Gas: Vectren
Water: Lebanon Utilities
Telephone: AT&T

PUBLIC SERVICES

Police: Lebanon Police Department
Police: Boone County Sheriff’s Department
Police: Indiana State Police
Fire Department: Lebanon Fire Department
Library: Lebanon Public Library
Chamber: Boone County Chamber of Commerce – 221 N. Lebanon – 765-482-1320

MEDICAL

Local: Witham Memorial Hospital
Carmel: Clarian North Medical Center
Indianapolis: Indiana University Hospital
Indianapolis: Community Hospitals
Indianapolis: St. Vincent’s Hospital
Indianapolis: St. Vincent Women’s Hospital -Indianapolis

NEWSPAPERS

Indianapolis: Indianapolis Star
Indianapolis: Indianapolis Business Journal

AIRPORTS

Indianapolis: Indianapolis International Airport

SCHOOLS (Various private and parochial schools also serve this area)

Websites: Department of Education
School Systems: Advance / Jamestown / Lebanon / Thorntown / Whitestown / Zionsville
Elementary: Central Elementary – 515 E. Williams – 765-482-2000
Elementary: Harney Elementary – 1500 N. Garfield – 765-482-5940
Elementary: Hattie B. Stokes Elementary – 1005 Hendricks Dr. – 765-482-5950
Elementary: Perry-Worth Elementary – 3900 E. 300 S. – 765-769-3286
Middle School: Lebanon Middle School – 1800 N. Grant – 765-482-3400
High School: Perry-Worth Elementary – 510 Essex Dr. – 765-482-0400

CHURCHES

Apostolic Faith Assembly – 111 S. Meridian St. – 765-482-2698
Centenary United Methodist – 910 Fordice – 765-482-2158
Central Christian Church – 311 E. Main St. – 765-482-1888
Church of Christ – 1204 Indianapolis Ave. – 765-482-4243
Church of the Nazarene – 1122 Garfield St. – 765-482-5415
Concord Church of Christ – CR 500 S. – 765-482-3114
First Assembly of God – 520 W. Powell St. – 765-482-0795
First Baptist Church – 207 E. Washington – 765-482-1653
First United Presbyterian – 128 E. Main St. – 765-482-5959
House of Faith – 1315 S. Meridian St. – 765-482-2644
Grace Baptist Church – 3001 Elm Swamp Rd. – 765-482-7104
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness – 1205 Ransdell Ct. – 765-482-7441
Lebanon Bible Baptist – 1520 Wey Rd. – 765-482-1713
Lebanon Rock Church – 504 Elm St. – 765-482-4087
Lebanon Wesleyan – 1004 S. Lebanon St. – 765-482-5464
Lebanon Christian Church – 610 W. 250 N. – 765-482-4673
Otterbein United Methodist – 804 S. Lebanon St. – 765-482-4358
Pleasant View – 5295 W St. Rd. #32 – 765-482-0407
St. Joseph Catholic Church – 319 E. South St. – 765-482-5558
St. Peter’s Episcopal – 950 E. Washington St. – 765-482-2322
Trinity Lutheran – 2625 Elm Swamp Rd. – 765-482-2975
Walnut St. Baptist – 225 E. Walnut St. – 765-482-3353

RECREATION

Lebanon Memorial Park includes facilities for swimming, baseball, tennis, basketball, biking, picnicking and playground equipment. A life fitness course has also been installed. The Abner Longley Park includes playing fields and playgrounds. The Ulen Country Club has an excellent 18-hole golf course and restaurant. Also nearby are one private and five public golf courses.