Lebanon is the city in Wilson County, Tennessee, about 25 miles east of downtown Nashville. Lebanon is part of the Nashville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city was named after the biblical cedars of Lebanon, which grow in the Cedars of Lebanon State Park, in the heart of the massive Cedars of Lebanon State Forest. Fiddlers Grove Historical Village, located on the grounds of the James E. Ward Agricultural Center, has more than 50 preserved buildings and artifacts that bring to life the history of the Wilson County. Fairgrounds Speedway is a racetrack located at the Nashville Fairgrounds, the oldest track in the United States operating continuously. The best time to visit Lebanon is in May, during the annual Southern Smoke BBQ championship.
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