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Welcome to Lima ...
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.
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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2021