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Welcome to Lima ...

Lima is located in Greenville County<1>.

The location of Lima has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Lima is 1,050 feet [320 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Lima lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Lima is within the (864) area code.

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, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Oklahoma (2), Pennsylvania, 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.

  • Greenville [Greenville County]
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    • Greenville [Greenville County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Lima
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,227 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<5>
  • Greer [Greenville County]
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    • Greer [Greenville County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Lima
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,316 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greer<5>
  • Easley [Pickens County]
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    • Easley [Pickens County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Lima
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,626 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Easley<5>
  • Hendersonville [Henderson County]
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    • Hendersonville [Henderson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Lima
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,235 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hendersonville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Travelers Rest [Greenville County]
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      • Travelers Rest [Greenville County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Lima
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,202 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Travelers Rest<5>
    • Brevard [Transylvania County]
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      • Brevard [Transylvania County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Lima
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,899 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brevard<5>
    • Flat Rock [Henderson County]
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      • Flat Rock [Henderson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Lima
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,408 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flat Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flat Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flat Rock<5>
    • Landrum [Spartanburg County]
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      • Landrum [Spartanburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Lima
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,725 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Landrum<5>
    • Laurel Park [Henderson County]
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      • Laurel Park [Henderson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Lima
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,339 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel Park<5>
    • Tryon [Polk County]
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      • Tryon [Polk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Lima
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,635 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tryon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tryon<5>

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Lima, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lima.

Adding Lima to Our Gazetteer ...

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, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Lima was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Lima on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

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

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About Greenville County

About South Carolina

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 Greenville County: www.greenvillecounty.org/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Greenville, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lima - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lima. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0893, Longitude: -82.4473       In this case, the coordinates for Lima have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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