The county of Russell is located in and was founded in January 2, 1786| named for=William Russell. There are 27,891 residents in Russell who have access to courthouses in Lebanon. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. is part of the 4th federal circuit court as well.
There are 3,424 residents in Lebanon, which is 4.1 square miles and 2,060ft above sea level. It was settled in 1819 and is governed by a local government.