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The location of Town of Lima













Welcome to Lima ...

The Town of Lima is located in Rock County.

The location of Lima has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Lima has a population of 1,329 people<2> (see below for details).

Lima is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Lima had a population of 1,280 people. This makes Lima the county's 17th most populous community.

The population of Lima represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 690th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,280 people, the population of Lima decreased 2.44% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,312 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Lima had an population of 1,329 people. This is an increase of 3.83% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.3% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Lima ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Lima and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Delavan   [Map]   5,317   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Delavan   [Map]   8,356   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Edgerton   [Map]   5,579   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Elkhorn   [Map]   9,953   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fort Atkinson   [Map]   12,482   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Janesville   [Map]   64,359   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Lima.

Communities Also Named Lima ...

While we believe that this Lima is located in Rock County, we know of another 3 Wisconsin communities named Lima. Those communities are located in the following counties: Grant, Pepin and Sheboygan County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 4 communities that are also named Lima - they are located in and New York.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lima. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lima.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Rock County

About Wisconsin

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 Rock County: www.co.rock.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lima.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lima - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lima. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Lima

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lima. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7936, Longitude: -88.8423     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lima have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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