The City of Lebanon has a residential population of approximately 13,500 with a daytime population of approximately 30,000 people. Lebanon is situated on the Connecticut River in the heart of a pristine New Hampshire Valley, and possesses some of the most beautiful country in the world. The City is a healthy and thriving community that enjoys both the quiet everyday living of rural life and the cultural experience of the big City.
As home to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, and many high-tech, well-known companies, Lebanon's business community is dynamic and diverse. Lebanon offers an extremely active and accessible recreation program that stretches from preschool aged children to senior citizens.
On June 22, 2011, Governor Lynch issued a Proclamation declaring June 4, 2011 as City of Lebanon Day. The Proclamation states that "although Lebanon is the smallest city in the State of New Hampshire, it has been repeatedly recognized as the finest small city to live in, providing a high quality of life for all citizens through quality services, strong schools, and a close-knit community atmosphere."