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  Livonia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The portion of Livonia remaining in the Commonwealth after the Treaty of Oliva in 1660 was known as Polish Livonia, or Inflanty.
This division of Livonia was codified in the Treaty of Oliva in 1660.
Livonia remained within the Russian Empire until the end of World War I, when it was split between the newly independent states of Latvia and Estonia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Livonia   (554 words)

 Livonia, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Livonia is a city located in the northwest part of Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Livonia was incorporated into a city on May 23, 1950 by vote of the citizens of the township.
Livonia is located in Michigan's 11th Congressional District, and is represented in Congress by Thaddeus McCotter (Republican), who was first elected to Congress in 2002.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Livonia,_Michigan   (1109 words)

 Moving to Livonia
Livonia, Michigan is one of the finest, most stable family communities in the United States.
With a population of 100,000, Livonia is the eighth largest city in Michigan and the second largest in Wayne County.
Livonia's location is convenient—with access east to west on the Jeffries Expressway (Interstate 96), the Interstate 275 expressway flowing north to south, and additional access to major highways and interstates passing through in all directions.
www.livonia.org /moving.htm   (481 words)

 Livonia, Michigan - 2003 Community Profile
Livonia is one of the few communities where the Marriott Corp. has placed one of each of their properties.
Livonia is ranked second in Michigan in terms of the amount of land set aside for public use and ranks among the top 25 nationally.
Livonia’s archery range features eight shooting lanes at various distances, an enclosed lane for use with broadheads, an elevated shooting platform, bow racks and arrow quivers, plenty of picnic tables, and convenient parking.
www.communitylink.com /livonia/rec.htm   (1228 words)

 Livonia New York — Our Community, Rochester NY Personal Injury Attorneys, Livingston County
Livonia, New York is a charming small town found in Livingston County, one of the fastest growing counties in NY.
Livonia's main industry is manufacturing, with retail trade coming in second.
Livonia residents have twelve institutes of higher learning within a forty-mile radius of the town.
www.rochesterinjury.com /livonia.html   (495 words)

During the Livonia Wars[?] (1558-1582) the Livonia Confederation was dissolved.
The south-western part of Estonia and the north-eastern part of Latvia were ceded to Poland and formed into the Duchy of Livonia (Pardaugavas hercogiste).
Poland retained the eastern part of the Duchy of Livonia, thereafter called Inflantia[?].
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/li/Livonia.html   (1308 words)

 Swedish Livonia: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Livonia once was the land of the finnic livonians, but came in the middle ages to designate a much broader territory controlled by the livonian order...
Imperial russia is the term used to cover the period of russian history from the expansion of russia under peter the great, through the expansion of the russian...
Livonia once was the land of the finnic livonians, EHandler: no quick summary.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/sw/swedish_livonia.htm   (833 words)

 Livonia Public Library - Livonia, NY
Livonia Library is guided by the six-member, five year term appointed Library Board.
As the library was again outgrowing its home, in 1927 Dr. Thurlow Patterson, a native of Livonia and resident of Geneva, Switzerland,and great friend of one of the original library trustees, offered to the undertake the construction of a new library in memory his parents, James and Laura Patterson.
In 1952 the library was re-chartered as a town tax supported facility which serves the community as an educational, and cultural center providing free access to current recreational, educational, and information materials and services in a variety of formats.
www.livonia.pls-net.org /about.htm   (543 words)

 Livonia Real Estate and Homes for Sale in Washtenaw County, Michigan
The suburban town of Livonia, originally named after the same city in New York, is located in the southeastern part of Michigan less than 20 miles from Detroit and about 300 miles from Chicago.
The economy in Livonia is self-sufficient and diverse with an array of industries providing employment opportunities, including educational, health and social services, professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services, retail trade.
The Livonia real estate market is composed primarily of single-family, detached homes with plenty of townhome and condominium properties on the market as well.
www.livonia-homesforsale.com   (750 words)

 Livonia, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
According to the Chicago Tribune, Livonia has the greatest percentage of "white" residents of cities over 100,000 in the country, and is nicknamed "the whitest city in America."
Out of the total population, 3.0% of those under the age of 18 and 5.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
Livonia Spree [8] (http://livoniaspree.com/) Is located in Ford Field at the corner of Farmington Road and Lyndon in the last week each June.
www.battlecreek.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Livonia,_Michigan   (663 words)

 Livonia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Livonia (the land of the Livonians) in todays Latvia, contains the most northern part of Kurzeme (Kurland) and the western part of Vidzeme (Livland).
It is declared as the land of the holy Mary.
Livonia was now the southern part of todays Estonia + Vidzeme and Latgale in Latvia.
www.eccentrix.com /members/figge33/inkeri/livonia.htm   (598 words)

 Allen Electric Supply Co. - Livonia, Michigan - Electrical Supplies
With a population of over 100,000, Livonia is the 2nd Largest City in Wayne County, the 8th Largest City in Michigan and the 242nd Largest City in the United States.
Livonia’s industry is concentrated in a six square mile corridor combining major railroad and highway access to all sections of the metropolitan region.
Livonia's state of the art Community Recreation Center is a 130,000 square-foot facility with two pools, four gyms, gymnastics center, climbing wall, indoor soft playground and fitness center with indoor track.
www.allenelectric.com /community.htm   (892 words)

 Livonia, Michigan - 2003 Community Profile
In recent years, Livonia has appeared on several “top ten” lists, having been named one of America’s most kid-friendly communities; one of the country’s best places for senior citizens; and a top city for manufacturing businesses.
Additionally, Livonia is consistently ranked by the FBI as one of the safest cities in America.
A unique feature of Livonia is that its industry is concentrated in a 6-square-mile corridor combining major railroad and highway access to all sections of the metropolitan region.
www.communitylink.com /livonia/welcome.htm   (500 words)

 Livonia Michigan Real Estate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Often tailed "the well-planned city," a highlight of living in Livonia is its vast array of recreational opportunities, including 1,800 acres of land set aside for recreational purposes.
Livonia is the proud home of two institutions of higher education: Schoolcraft College, a publicly supported community college with a nationally recognized faculty; and Madonna University, the second largest Catholic university in Michigan, which focuses on career and professional development through the liberal arts.
The 36 square miles of Livonia streets are kept safe by a Public Safety Department with 165 sworn officers and 26 civilian employees, and the 5-station Livonia Fire and Rescue providing both fire fighting and emergency medical service.
www.relocateamerica.com /states/MI/cities/livonia.htm   (637 words)

 Polish Renaissance Warfare - Swedish Polish War 1600-09
During this period Livonia - known as Inflanty in Polish - was an important transit region for the Grand Duchy of Lithuania as well as the Duchy of Muscovy.
The river Dzwina (Dvina) was of particular importance as a trade route for the White Ruthenian Lands.
At the end of the 16th century Livonia became a hotspot, triggered by the occupation of northern Estonia by Sweden.
www.jasinski.co.uk /wojna/battles/1600-Sw/1600-Sw-01.htm   (449 words)

 Livonia News
Livonia Public School trustees approved an agreement to lease one elementary school to neighboring Community School District.
She studied to become a social worker at the University of Michigan, and even worked in that field in Akron, Ohio, where she lived with her husband, Roger, for nearly 10 years...
Livonia Churchill: There are camps in baseball, basketball, football, gymnastics, coed high jump, hockey, softball, swimming and volleyball.
www.topix.net /city/livonia-mi   (599 words)

Originally Livonia designated the historic Livonian territory on the east coast of the Gulf of Riga, then it denoted all the lands conquered by the Teutonic Knights on the coast of the Baltic Sea, later on the Baltic Province.
Ancient Livonians lived in Livonia, the area on the eastern coast of the Livonian Bay from the Vaina river to the Estonian territory and in north Courland among the Courlanders.
The first written mention of the Livonians in Livonia dates from the 11th century, and of the Courland Livonians from the middle of the 14th century.
www.kresy.co.uk /livonia.html   (1233 words)

 Livonia school closures criticized - 12/25/05 - The Detroit News Online
LIVONIA -- Anna Krome and her family moved to Livonia four years ago to take advantage of the city's renowned public education system.
Now faced with school closings and changing the grades many schools serve next fall, Krome is considering selling her home and moving to the Farmington school district.
A parents group, Citizens for Livonia's Future, is considering seeking an injunction to stop the district's implementation of the plan and is also preparing recall petitions of five of the board members who voted for it.
detnews.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051225/METRO01/512250331/1026   (362 words)

 Livonia. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
Originally settled by the Livs, a Finnic people, the area was conquered in the 13th century by German knights, the Livonian Brothers of the Sword.
After the dissolution of the order (1561), Livonia was contested by Poland, Russia, and Sweden, finally becoming a Russian province in 1783.
In 1918 Livonia was divided between Estonia and Latvia.
www.bartleby.com /61/19/L0211900.html   (141 words)

 Livonia Florist | Flower Delivery Livonia, Louisiana (LA) | Florists in Livonia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The distance from Livonia to Washington DC is 1024 miles.
Livonia is positioned 30.56 degrees north of the equator and 91.55 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Our Livonia, Louisiana florist directory is provided through a strategic partnership with Regional Direct.com, which has established partnerships with the most reliable, customer service-driven area Livonia florist and florists in Louisiana, including Livonia, Louisiana.
www.albanywebsites.com /ex/asp/city.Livonia-Florida-Florist-LA/CityId.13678/xe/florists-flower-delivery.htm   (151 words)

 Livonia Trivia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
As we celebrate the 54th birthday of Michigan's finest city to live, learn, work and play, let's look at some LIVONIA facts and history.
Which major Livonia thoroughfare was once a toll road?
Before the turn of the century (1900, that is), Livonia was known as: The cherry capital of Michigan?
www.livoniaspree.com /livonia_trivia.htm   (193 words)

 Livonia Police Department Home Page
The mission of the Livonia Police Department is to be responsive to the needs of all persons within the City by providing excellence in police service.
The Livonia Police Department has partnered with Project Homesafe to raise awareness in Livonia about safe and responsible firearm ownership.
The kits will be available at the Livonia Police Departments' Records desk and the Detective Bureau desk from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.
www.livoniapd.com   (319 words)

 Pointe Coupee: Livonia
Named by the Pennsylvanian J.B. Johnson who came to Pointe Coupee Parish sometime before 1862, Livonia was incorporated into a town in 1959.
Today agriculture and oil related businesses are mainstays in the Livonia economy but the transportation industry is a growing factor with the location of a major railroad switching facility near the town.
Continued growth is expected because of this rail facility as well as Livonia's location on the four-laned US Highway 190 and its proximity to Interstate Highway 10.
www.pcchamber.org /livonia.htm   (119 words)

 Livonia campaign aims to attract new business
Livonia, home to one of the largest continuous industrial corridors in the Midwest, is launching a campaign to publicize that feature and attract new companies.
According to real estate experts, Livonia's draws include easy highway and rail access, a good-sized employment base, a business-friendly government, close proximity to the airport and Plymouth Road as a secondary artery in case of a traffic jam.
Livonia, which is 97% built out, gains by having more of a higher-value industry.
www.freep.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060327/NEWS02/603270387/1004   (603 words)

By the zealous inauguration of true ecclesiastical reform, the diligent activity of the papal legates and able bishops, and the labours of the Jesuits, further progress of the Reformation was prevented.
In Livonia and Courland, the territories of the Teutonic Order, the course of the Reformation was the same as in the other territory of the Order, Prussia.
In Livonia Commander Walter of Plettenberg strove to foster Lutheranism, which had been accepted at Riga, Dorpat, and Reval since 1523, hoping thus to make himself independent of the Archbishop of Riga.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12700b.htm   (10530 words)

 Livonia Public Library -- Alfred Noble Library
The Livonia Alfred Noble Library recognizes this requirement for area students and is here to help.
Please contact Ken Bignotti at the Livonia Alfred Noble Library, 734-421-4235 for information on various local volunteer opportunities, and on how we can help you meet this requirement.
The library's namesake was born and raised in Livonia.
livonia.lib.mi.us /noble.html   (209 words)

 City of Livonia, Michigan- Cable TV - City Channel 8
The Livonia Cable Commission is a five member board appointed by the Mayor.
The Commission serves as an advisory board for the Mayor and Council; it was created in 1983 by virtue of Livonia Cable Television Regulatory Ordinance 1651.
Access television in Livonia is strong, encompassing both educational and governmental information.
www.ci.livonia.mi.us /?area_2=departments/cable/cablehome.dat&area_3=nav/departments_cable.dat&objectid=1F3C6F110&ml_index=3&NC=4021X   (317 words)

 Livonia Public Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Earlier this year, the Livonia Libraries were able to purchase some replacement computers with money from a Reed Act/Gates Grant.
The primary purpose of the grant is to assist people who are unemployed in finding work and requesting unemployment benefits.
Livonia Public Library has a monthly email newsletter.
tln.lib.mi.us /~lvcc   (390 words)

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