Lebanon, Ohio is named for the cedar trees in the area. They reminded the early settlers of the Biblical description of Lebanon. It’s an elegant city, full of life and opportunities. Conveniently located between Cincinnati and Dayton, this active and lovely town is set along I-71.
Lebanon, Ohio History
One of the earliest streets, Broadway, is six poles wide. This let six-horse stages to turn easily in front of the tavern. Lebanon became a major stage stop on the route for travelers moving west. Settlers established a nationally admired “normal school” for teacher training that merged in 1917 with Wilmington College in Wilmington, Ohio. Ohio’s oldest inn, the Golden Lamb, is located in Lebanon, as well. Established in 1803, twelve presidents from John Quincy Adams to George W Bush have visited the restaurant and inn.
Lebanon, Ohio Education
The Lebanon City School District run the Lebanon schools. The schools are well regarded from preschool to the senior high. The preschool recently earned a Five-Star Step Up to Quality Award from the state. This award recognizes schools that exceed national identifying standards for improved student outcomes. The high school caps the fine tradition with a 46% of students taking AP classes. Greatschools rates the high school as well above the state average for college and career readiness. To check out Lebanon schools, click here.
Lebanon Ohio Homes
Lebanon Ohio is seeing a very strong real estate market. The median house price, according to Zillow, is $289,495. Houses range from homes with history, to post war, to new estate style homes. There are a few fixer uppers as well. Many homes have land and there is a lot of land for sale in the area. For a look at what is available in Lebanon, click here.
If you’d like to visit Lebanon Ohio and discover a gracious and welcoming community, give me a call. I would love to show you what homes are currently available.
I am originally from Sharonville, Oh (a suburb of Cincinnati) and I know the Cincinnati/northern Kentucky area. As an active resident, I can help you find just the right area, town, and property for you. I’ll help you sell your Greater Cincy property, as well. If you are interested in real estate for sale in around Cincinnati, Ohio or northern Kentucky, please contact Cincinnati Rock-n-Roll Realtor® Gary Rossignol at (513) 777-2402 or search for a home now.