Lima Meigs County, Ohio

Lima: City in Ohio, United States


Lima is a city located in the county of Meigs in the U.S. state of Ohio. Its population at the 2010 census was 38,771 and a population density of 1,088 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 36,440 inhabitants.

The city was created 190 years ago in 1830.

Lima Quick Facts

Population : 36,440 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Ohio (United States)
County : Meigs County
Postal code : 419567
Area : 35.65 km2
Altitude : 879 feet / 268 meters
Capital city : Lima is capital of Allen County
Establishment : January 01, 1831 (190 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 05:52:33 (4th December 2021)
Density : 1,022 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.4% (2010-2020)
Lima locator map
Location of Lima on Ohio map.
Lima public square image
Lima public square
Lima public square image


Lima is located at 39°3'51"N 82°7'12"W (39.0642400, -82.1198700).

Lima map


According to census records, the population of Lima decreased by 6.4% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 38,771 - census
2011 38,378 -1.02% estimation process
2012 38,104 -0.72% estimation process
2013 38,005 -0.26% estimation process
2014 37,898 -0.28% estimation process
2015 37,510 -1.03% estimation process
2016 37,315 -0.52% estimation process
2017 37,115 -0.54% estimation process
2018 36,897 -0.59% estimation process
2019 36,659 -0.65% estimation process
2020 36,440 -0.6% estimation process

Lima zip code is 45801. County name: Allen, County fips: 39003

Local Places in Lima

People born in Lima (88)

People born in Lima, including actress and stand-up comedienne Phyllis Diller, politician Sue W. Kelly, actress and singer Helen O'Connell, you can see a list of people who born in Lima.

  • Al Jardine (American musician, singer, songwriter) he was born in 03/09/1942
  • Joe Henderson (American jazz tenor saxophonist) he was born in 24/04/1937
  • Ben Roethlisberger (American football player) he was born in 02/03/1982
  • Al Snow (American professional wrestler, promoter, trainer and actor) he was born in 18/07/1963
  • Donald F. Steiner (American biochemist) he was born in 15/07/1930
  • Clay Tucker (American basketball player) he was born in 14/06/1980
  • Bud Collins (US sports journalist) he was born in 17/06/1929
  • Charles William Fulton (American politician (1853-1918)) he was born in 24/08/1853
  • Donald Richie (American writer and film historian) he was born in 17/04/1924
  • James R. Black (American actor) he was born in 03/04/1962
  • Orville O. Dull (Director, Assistant Director, Producer and Production Manager) he was born in 25/04/1888
  • Thomas L. Sprague (United States admiral) he was born in 02/10/1894
  • Turpin Chambers Bannister (American architectural historian) he was born in 01/10/1904
  • Ryan Drummond (American actor, singer, and voiceover artist) he was born in 10/01/1973
  • Alfred Frueh (American caricaturist (1880-1968)) he was born in 02/09/1880
  • Joe Manley (American boxer) he was born in 11/06/1959
  • Jon Niese (American baseball player) he was born in 27/10/1986
  • Joseph Cowles Mehaffey (American military official) he was born in 20/11/1889

Schools in Lima

College & universities near Lima, OH

Code Name City ZIP
204857 Ohio University-Main Campus Athens (OH) 45701-2979

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lima, OH

Code Name Address Type
HUN Huntington 1050 8th Avenue RAIL
AKY Ashland Transportation Center 99 15th Street RAIL
SPM South Portsmouth–South Shore station Main St & US 23 RAIL
CHW Charleston 350 MacCorkle Avenue - Southeast RAIL

Post offices near Lima

Post Office Name City ZIP
Rutland Post Office Rutland (OH) 45775

Other places with the same name (6)

  • Lima , Wisconsin town in Pepin County, Wisconsin with a population of 2,957 people.
  • Lima , New York city in Livingston County, New York, United States of America with a population of 2,011 people.
  • Lima , Montana town in Montana, United States with a population of 227 people.
  • Lima , Illinois human settlement in Illinois, United States of America with a population of 146 people.
  • Lima , Oklahoma town in Oklahoma, United States with a population of 51 people.

Other cities in Meigs County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Meigs County , OH.

City Name Population Title
Chester 3,107 Human settlement in Ohio, United States of America
Middleport 2,391 Town
Eden 2,147 Township in Wyandot County, Ohio
Pomeroy 1,740 City in Washington, United States
Syracuse 809 City in Meigs County, Ohio, United States of America
Racine 654 Village in Ohio
Rutland 412 Village in Meigs County, Ohio, United States
Meigs 180 Human settlement in Ohio, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Lima distances to largest Ohio cities