Lima is a city in Allen County, Ohio, United States. The population of Lima was 40,081 in 2000. The mayor of Lima is David Berger. Lima was founded in 1931 as a county seat which was mandated by the Ohio legislature. It got it's name from Patrick G. Goode who was a judge. He insisted on the Spanish pronunciation "Lee-mah" after the capital city of Peru, but the pronunciation — "Lye-mah" — won.
Professional wrestler, Al Snow was born in Lima. Actor and movie critic Donald Richie was also born here.
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