Lyons is a city in Toombs County, Georgia, United States. The population was 4,367 at the 2010 census, up from 4,169 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Toombs County.
Lyons is part of the Vidalia Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Lyons' water tower, celebrating the city's role in the Soap Box Derby
Location in Toombs County and the state of Georgia
Lyons was founded about 1890 as a depot on the Central of Georgia Railway. In 1905, Lyons was designated seat of the newly formed Toombs County
Lyons is located at (32.204287, -82.322732).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.5 square miles (19 km2), of which, 7.5 square miles (19 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.53%) is water.
The Toombs County School District holds grades pre-school to grade twelve, that consists of three elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school. The district has 177 full-time teachers and over 2,856 students