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Welcome to Lima ...

The village of Lima is located in Adams County<1>.

The pronunciation of Lima: LEYE-muh<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lima has a population of 148 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Lima.

Lima is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Lima lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Lima is located in the (217) area code.

The ZIP code for Lima: 62348<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lima had an population of 148 people. This is a decrease of 9.2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lima had a population of 163 people. This makes Lima the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 163 people, the population of Lima increased 2.52% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 159 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lima.

Adding Lima to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Lima in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Lima elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lima on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Lima ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Lima - they are located in Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Oklahoma (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lima.

Communities near Lima ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lima.

  • Quincy [Adams County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quincy
    • Quincy [Adams County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Lima
    • Estimated population in 2019: 39,949 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quincy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quincy<7>
  • Keokuk [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keokuk
    • Keokuk [Lee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Lima
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,157 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keokuk
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keokuk<7>
  • Hamilton [Hancock County]
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    • Hamilton [Hancock County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Lima
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,715 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamilton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamilton<7>
  • Canton [Lewis County]
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    • Canton [Lewis County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Lima
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,302 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Warsaw [Hancock County]
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      • Warsaw [Hancock County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Lima
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,480 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warsaw have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warsaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warsaw<7>
    • Camp Point [Adams County]
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      • Camp Point [Adams County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Lima
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,093 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camp Point have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camp Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Point<7>
    • Mendon [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mendon
      • Mendon [Adams County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Lima
      • Estimated population in 2019: 961 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mendon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mendon<7>
    • La Grange [Lewis County]
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      • La Grange [Lewis County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Lima
      • Estimated population in 2019: 892 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Grange have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Grange
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Grange<7>
    • Golden [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Golden
      • Golden [Adams County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Lima
      • Estimated population in 2019: 617 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Golden have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Golden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Golden<7>
    • Ursa [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ursa
      • Ursa [Adams County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Lima
      • Estimated population in 2019: 605 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ursa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ursa<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lima. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lima.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lima. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Lima.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lima. See our Newspapers Page for Lima.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lima ...

Looking for more information about Lima? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lima, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lima.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lima. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Adams County: www.co.adams.il.us/

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Adams, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Lima. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lima.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lima - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Lima). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lima or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lima) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lima. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lima

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lima. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1783, Longitude: -91.3776    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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