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Lebanon

Lebanon NJ  


See also Lebanon Township, New Jersey.

Lebanon is a Borough in Hunterdon County and as of the 2010 Census, the borough population was 1,358.  According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.9 square miles, all of it land.  Lebanon is an independent municipality located entirely within Clinton Township.

The Borough of Lebanon is nestled between the mountains in Hunterdon County and north of Round Valley Reservoir.  U.S. Route 22 passes through the center of town, while Interstate 78 runs through the northern part with Exit 20 within its borders.

A small village, the center of which has changed little in the past century.  The Borough features Victorian homes and quaint farmhouses.  Miles of hiking and biking trails begin in High Bridge, and nearby Raritan River runs through the breathtaking Ken Lockwood Gorge into Lake Solitude. 

Students in grades K to 6 for public school attend the Lebanon Borough School, as part of the Lebanon Borough School District. The school had an enrollment of 81 students as of the 2008-09 school year.

Public school students in grades 7 and 8 attend Clinton Township Middle School in Clinton Township, as part of a sending/receiving relationship with the Clinton Township School District.

Students in grades 9 through 12 for public school attend North Hunterdon High School in Clinton Township as part of the North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District.  Students also have the option to attend Hunterdon County Polytech Career Academy in Raritan Township. North Hunterdon High School serves students from Bethlehem Township, Clinton Town, Clinton Township, Franklin Township, Lebanon Borough and Union Township.

The Borough of Lebanon is covered by three emergency services providers.  Police & Law enforcement is provided by the New Jersey State Police.  The Lebanon Volunteer Fire Company provides fire suppression to the Borough as per ordinance.  Emergency Medical & Rescue Services are provided by the Clinton First Aid & Rescue Squad.

The Lebanon station offers service on New Jersey Transit's Raritan Valley Line. There is a station building on the south side of the tracks. The northern track is no longer in use and the stop has limited weekday and no weekend service.

U.S. Route 22 passes through the center of town, while Interstate 78 runs through the northern part with Exit 20 within its borders.

Points of interest include--
- Hunterdon County Arboretum - 1020 Rt. 31.  Once a commercial nursery, this 73-acre site has over two miles of nature trails, wetlands, a Children’s Garden, and an All American Selection display garden.  A unique two-story gazebo, built in 1893, is considered the oldest structure of its type in the state.
- Round Valley Reservoir - 1220 Lebanon-Stanton Road.  Round Valley Reservoir attracts swimmers, boaters, fishermen, picnickers and campers.  The reservoir covers over 2,000 acres and is approximately 180 feet deep, the deepest lake in New Jersey.
- Baptist Camp & Conference Center - 79 Blossom Hill Rd. Is a 110 acre hideaway located in Lebanon, owned and operated by the American Baptist Churches of New Jersey.
- Horsemen's Outlet - 37 Molasses Hill Road.  Is a horse supply superstore, open seven days a week for horse tack, show and casual riding apparel.
- Entire Hunterdon County is eligible as an USDA Rural Development New Jersey area.

Some restaurants in Lebanon include--
- Kirsten's Italian Grill and Caterers - 1386 US Highway 22, Lebanon
- Fox & Hound Tavern - 69 Main Street, Lebanon
- Chelseas - 1051 US Highway 22, Lebanon

National Register of Historic Places listings include--
- Lebanon Historic District, Main Street, Cherry Street, Brunswick Avenue, Maple Street, High Street, Lebanon

Lebanon was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 26, 1926, from portions of Clinton Township, based on the results of a referendum held on April 20, 1926. Additional portions of Clinton Township were annexed in 1962.

Also known as 'Ol' Lebby', the Borough was known in the early part of the 19th century as Jacksonville and later as Lebanonville, Lebanonville Depot and finally Lebanon, a station on the Central Railroad of New Jersey.  The Dutch Reformed Church is one of the oldest churches in the County.  Records of the church begin in 1769, however, the church is cited as early as 1747.

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