Why Advertise with The Lima News   

The Lima News has been servicing the Lima area since 1884, and reaches over 79,000 newspaper readers daily! The Lima News is one of the leading sources of information for the people who live, and shop, in the Lima area.

At The Lima News, we are passionate about providing the very best news, information, content, products and services to our audience of loyal readers as well as our advertisers. We are the trusted authoritative source of news, information and services in Lima, Ohio. No other resource combines such up-to-the-minute reporting at the community level with such comprehensive coverage of news that is uniquely relevant to our audience.

A sales consultant will work with you to develop a marketing program designed to efficiently deliver your marketing message and achieve your desired results. We are dedicated to servicing our clients’ needs, and will work closely with you during every stage of your advertising campaign.

We work with each advertiser to create a marketing program that meet their objectives – whether that’s finding new customers, re-engaging valuable current customers or creating repeat sales.

We offer an array of  marketing solutions that enable our advertisers to improve their marketing results. Our focus is on client satisfaction and we believe in long-term relationships that deliver on our clients needs.

Print Products

The Lima News is an award winning publication reporting on the news that impacts your life and where you raise your families.  The Lima News also offers specialty publications and ancillary products that meet the needs of communities surrounding Lima.

The Lima News

Making the Grades Tab

Kraft Wraps

The Marketplace Community Guide

Medical Directory Magazine

Newspaper Inserts

360 Entertainment Tab

Wedding Planner Magazine

Real Estate Marketplace

Best of the Region section

Health News

Allen County Fair Preview

Celebrating our Spirit

High School Football Preview

Ohio State Football Preview

… So much more… Just Ask!

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Total Audience Reach with

The Lima News’ web site, attracts a highly desirable audience, with residents in Allen and the surrounding counties making up 84% of the overall web site audience. visitors are active online shoppers with a wide range of interests, offering tremendous value to local businesses. In fact, over 66% of our site visitors use the Internet weekly to research their product purchases. is the #1 most visited media website in the area.

Monthly, of the 648,000+ people living in our 8-county service area, receives over 350,000 unique visitors,  these visitors generate over 2.5 million pageviews.

During the average day, over 25,000 people visit  The average visitor views 2-4 pages and spends nearly 10 minutes on the site.

Our online audience is comprised of loyal, web-savvy users who are online every day of the week. On average, 61% of our audience visits the website every day and nearly 57% have been visiting for over a year.

Demographic Snapshot:

82% are 35 yo+           64% are 45 yo+

69% are married       32% are college graduates

55% have HH incomes of $50k+ offers tremendous value to advertisers looking to target consumers, while adding incremental reach to their marketing mix with an online campaign. is a powerful channel advertising platform to efficiently and effectively communicate with your customers and ensure that your message reaches the right audience every time.


Contact Information

For rates and information about advertising opportunities, please contact us today.

The Lima News

205 W. Market St., Suite #100A

Lima, OH 45801

Phone: 419-993-2040

8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday – Friday