If the first thing you think of when you hear Lima is the television show “Glee\, you are not alone. However, there is more to Lima than being the location of a fictional high school. In fact, Lima is an influential town in Western Ohio that has a rich history. Founded in 1831, Lima experienced multiple economic booms throughout its history due to the discovery of oil. Today, Lima offers a taste of modern city life with a mix of old fashioned small town charm.