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Experience What Lebanon Offers

Lebanon is a quaint and historic small city that is the seat of power in Lebanon County. The city features historic architecture, a unique downtown, and is situated equidistantly between the larger city of Reading and the state capital of Harrisburg. Whether you want to buy your next home or sell your current home in Lebanon, this local area guide and our real estate professionals can help you make the best decisions.


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Get to Know Lebanon, Pennsylvania

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Its Location

Located about 25 miles to the east of Harrisburg and almost 30 miles west of Reading, Lebanon could not be a more convenient place to live. A short trip is all that is required of residents to access any kind of attraction or amenity to be offered in either of the surrounding cities. Quick access to I 78, I-81, I-76, and US-422 allows easy and direct travel through the state and beyond.

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Its School Districts

Lebanon students are served by the Lebanon City Schools. Schools in this district focus on learning through empowering teacher-student relationships, development of school community through events, and excellent extracurriculars and sports teams. 

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Its Annual Events

Took kick off the holiday season, the town hosts a yearly Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony to foster a feeling of community. It also hosts seasonal events, as well as a First Friday to celebrate the arts scene in Lebanon.

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Its Local History

In 1720, like many Pennsylvania towns, Lebanon was settled by German and Dutch colonists. The town quickly began to boom economically after the introduction of a steel mill operated by Bethlehem Steel. Lebanon bologna, a favorite lunchmeat to this day, was also first produced in this town, earning its namesake. In the nearly 300 years of the town's existence, it has accumulated plenty of stories. One of the most interesting revolves around an event that would go on to inspire one of the tales in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous mystery series, Sherlock Holmes.   


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