About This Place
Lebanon is a city in Marion County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 6,331 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Marion County. Lebanon is located in central Kentucky, southeast of Louisville. A national cemetery is located nearby.
Lebanon is renowned for its Ham Days Festival and Tractor Show which is held during the last weekend of September. In the 1960s and early 1970s it was known as an entertainment hotspot, as nationally known acts appeared at Club 68 and the Golden Horseshoe nightclubs.
Lebanon is located at 37°34′14″N 85°15′23″W / 37.57056°N 85.25639°W / 37.57056; -85.25639 (37.570623, -85.256263). It is approximately 30 miles (48 km) from its larger neighboring city of Danville and 20 miles (32 km) north of nearby Campbellsville. It is located at the junction of US 68 and Kentucky Route 55, KY 52 and KY 49. KY 84 interscts 52/49 just west of town.