Community Recognition

We think the City of Lebanon is the best place to live, work, and play but you don't have to take our word for it. The following is a listing of recognition the City of Lebanon has received. 

#1 Best Small Town in America
In 2015, Livability rated the City of Lebanon as the best small town in America.  
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Lebanon Designated as Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community 
In 2017, The League of American Bicyclists recognized Lebanon with a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community award. The award recognizes Lebanon’s commitment to improving conditions for bicycling through investment in bicycling promotion, education programs, infrastructure and pro-bicycling policies.
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Lebanon Honored as a 2017 Playful City USA Community
In 2017, the City of Lebanon was designated as a Playful City USA for the 3rd time. Playful City USA honors cities and towns across the country for putting the needs of families first so kids can learn, grow and develop important life skills.
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#4 Best Small Town in America
In 2016, Livability rated the City of Lebanon as the fourth best small town in America.
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Proclamation by Governor John H. Lynch
On July 4, 2011, Governor John Lynch issued the following proclamation stating, "The City of Lebanon 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; [producing] leaders in politics, medicine, academia and industry who have shared their talents with the State of New Hampshire, the nation, and the world."
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Top 10 "Dreamtown"
In 2008, BizJournals named Lebanon, NH as one of the top 10 "dreamtowns" in America. 
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America's Least Vulnerable Town
In 2008, Forbes named Lebanon the strongest town in its list of "America's Most and Least Vulnerable Towns".
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