Our Community

Our Community

The Community

Shawnee is a residential suburb to the southwest of Lima, OH. Lima and surrounding communities have a population of approximately 85,000. Residents of Shawnee itself are employed in a cross-section of professional and upper-to-middle-management careers, including university professors, administrators, medical doctors, attorneys, and business owners.  
Lima boasts two fine hospitals: St. Rita's Medical Center and Lima Memorial Hospital. Additional medical facilities include a Cancer Treatment Center, a Coronary Care Unit, as well as the Orthopedic Institute of Ohio/Institute for Orthopedic Surgery.  Other local employers indude Procter & Gamble, General Dynamics, Ashland, Fort Amanda Specialties,  Husky Lima Refinery, INEOS, Linde, and Potash Corp.  Lima is also the home for outstanding educational institutions such as The Ohio State University at Lima,  Rhodes State College and the University of Northwestern Ohio. Other regional universities include Ohio Northern University and Bluffton University.

Community Schools

Shawnee Local School District
James Kanable, Superintendent
3255 Zurmehly Road
Lima Ohio 45806
Apollo Career Center
3325 Shawnee Road
Lima OH 45806-1454
High School: 419-998-2908
Adult Education: 866-998-2824
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Shawnee Township

Shawnee Township 
Shawnee Fire Department
2526 Ft. Amanda Road
Lima, OH 45804

Phone: 419-222-2986
Alt Phone: 419-224-2636

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m..
Note: After hours by appointment

Shawnee Township Police Department
2530 Ft. Amanda Road
Lima, OH 45804–3729

Phone: 419-227-1115
Fax:  419-991-2284
Detective Fax:  419-991-1854

Local Colleges and Universities

Regional Colleges and Universities

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