Lima, Ohio


Lima is a city in and the county seat of Allen County, Ohio, United States. The municipality is in northwestern Ohio along Interstate 75 approximately 72 miles north of Dayton and 78 miles south-southwest of Toledo. With a population of almost 40,000 Lima is the principal city of the Lima-Van Wert-Wapakoneta Ohio metropolitan area. Lima was founded in 1831 and is the site of the Lima Army Tank Plant which is the sole producer of the M1 Abrams.Famous Limans include Ben Roethlisberger, Quarterback of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Bud Collins, the Hall of Fame tennis announcer.