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  Zeeland Chamber of Commerce
Zeeland is a beautiful area that shows pride in its historical background and its strong religious heritage.
The city, named after the Province of Zeeland in the Netherlands, was settled in 1847 by a group of 457 courageous settlers who were seeking religious and political freedom.
Zeeland is located five miles east of Holland and twenty miles west of Grand Rapids.
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  Zeeland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Zeeland, also called Zealand in English is a province of the Netherlands.
Zeeland was a contested area between the counts of Holland and Flanders until 1299, when the count of Holland gained control of the countship of Zeeland.
In the Eighty Years' War Zeeland was on the side of the Union of Utrecht, and became one of the United Provinces.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Zeeland   (624 words)

  
 ZEELAND - LoveToKnow Article on ZEELAND   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Zeeland consists of the delta islands formed about the estuaries of the Maas and Scheldt with its two arms, the Honte or Western Scheldt, and the Ooster Scheldt, together with a strip of mainland called Zeeland-Flanders.
The islands of Schouwen and Duive-land are united owing to the damming of the Dykwater; St Filipsland, or Philipsland, and South Beveland are connected with the mainland of North Brabant by naturally formed mud banks.
The soil of Zeeland consists of a fertile sea clay which especially favors the production of wheat; rye, barley (for malting), beans and peas, and flax are also cultivated.
48.1911encyclopedia.org /Z/ZE/ZEELAND.htm   (875 words)

  
 Zeeland, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Zeeland is a city located in Ottawa County, Michigan.
The city is located at the western edge of Zeeland Charter Township.
Zeeland is the birthplace of science writer Paul de Kruif, author of "Microbe Hunters" and other scientific popularizations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Zeeland,_Michigan   (421 words)

  
 www.ci.zeeland.mi.us > Home
The City of Zeeland is organizing this event.
Come to downtown Zeeland for the GM Parade of Progress featuring the GM Futurliner.
Zeeland's Police Department is giving neighborhood crime and drugs a going away party.
www.ci.zeeland.mi.us   (444 words)

  
 Zeeland, Michigan
Zeeland is located in south-central Ottawa County, about half-way between Grand Rapids and Holland.
Zeeland grew during the lumber boom in the mid 1800’s, becoming a station on the Chicago & Western Michigan Railroad, (later Pere Marquette), in 1849.
Zeeland today has become a part of the west Michigan metropolitan area adjacent to Grand Rapids and Holland, with a significant industrial park and diversified business base.
www.infomi.com /city/zeeland   (173 words)

  
 Province of Zeeland
Originally Zeeland was the name of a province consisting of a group of islands.
In 1323 Zeeland became the property of the counts of Holland.
In 1572 Zeeland was one of the most active provinces in the war against Spain.
archimon.bravepages.com /zeeland/zeeland.html   (273 words)

  
 Zeeland Archives - Zeeuws Archief - Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Zeeuws Archief [Zeeland Archives] is the principal archive for Zeeland, the most southwesterly province of The Netherlands, and for the municipalities of Middelburg and Veere.
The Zeeuws Archief was formed on January 1, 2000 by a merger of the former Rijksarchief in Zeeland [State Archives in the province of Zeeland], the Gemeentearchief Middelburg [Municipal Archives of Middelburg] and the Gemeentearchief Veere [Municipal Archives of Veere].
The list gives the name of the municipality, the part of Zeeland where the municipality was situated, the dates of institution and closure and the name of the new municipality into which the former was merged [in Dutch].
www.zeeuwsarchief.nl /english.htm   (2672 words)

  
 Rutherford Chemicals, LLC - Zeeland Chemicals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Zeeland Chemicals is located in the beautiful and historic town of Zeeland, Michigan.
The city of Zeeland is fifteen minutes from the dunes and beaches of Lake Michigan and fifteen minutes from Michigan's second largest city, Grand Rapids.
Zeeland Chemicals is on the right after crossing the railroad tracks.
www.rutherfordchemicals.com /zeeland.html   (270 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Zeeland (Benelux Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Zeeland, a part of Holland from the 10th cent., later became a separate county, but it continued to be ruled by the counts of Holland, and its history was largely identical with that of Holland.
In 1579, Zeeland joined the Union of Utrecht as one of the United Provinces of the Netherlands.
The province was badly damaged by flooding in 1953.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/Z/Zeeland.html   (289 words)

  
 Zeeland News
Zeeland- A Zeeland Township man is dead after hitting a tree overnight.
Zeeland - It's a battle that's taken place before, in one of West Michigan's oldest communities - whether to sell alcohol.
BY MARK BROOKY mbrooky@grandhaventribune.com Perhaps one of the better-kept secrets in local history is the age of the Grand Haven Chamber of Commerce office at the foot of Washington Avenue.
www.topix.net /city/zeeland-mi   (606 words)

  
 Zeeland
Zeeland, Michigan, United States [City]; population was 5,417 in 1990; housing units was 2,039 in 1990; location is 42°49'N 86°1'W; land area is 3.01 square miles (1,929 acres); water area is 0.01 square miles (5 acres); FIPS code is 89260 [SourceCBP]
Zeeland, Michigan, United States [Populated Place] is in Ottawa County; location is 42°48'45"N 86°1'7"W; elevation is 646 feet [SourceGSP]
Zeeland, North Dakota, United States [City]; population was 197 in 1990; housing units was 114 in 1990; location is 45°58'N 99°50'W; land area is 0.30 square miles (192 acres); FIPS code is 88180 [SourceCBP]
www.placesnamed.com /z/e/zeeland.asp   (143 words)

  
 Job postings for the week of March 13, 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Zeeland Public Schools, with family and community, will prepare students for a lifetime of learning.
Below are the teaching positions that are available at Zeeland Public Schools for the 2005-06 school year.
New employees of Zeeland Public Schools are required to attend the Right Start program and must be fingerprinted for a criminal background check at the Ottawa Area Intermediate School District prior to employment.
www.zeeland.k12.mi.us /zps/jobs.html   (770 words)

  
 Van Zeeland, Paul. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
In his administration Belgium denounced (1936) its military alliance with France, reverting to its policy of neutrality, and received (1937) a German guarantee of its inviolability.
Van Zeeland was made (1944) high commissioner for the repatriation of displaced Belgians.
A leader of the Catholic party, he later served as foreign minister in several cabinets and also as a financial adviser to the Belgian government and to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s council of ministers.
www2.bartleby.com /65/va/VanZeela.html   (268 words)

  
 Zeeland / Northland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Like her sister Vaderland, Zeeland was built for the Red Star Line by John Brown & Co. of Glasgow.
And, again like her sister, she served as a troopship from early 1915 until August 1916, when she was returned to the White Star-Dominion Canadian service.
In 1927, Zeeland was sold to Atlantic Transport Line, renamed Minnesota, and placed on ATL's London-New York service.
www.greatships.net /zeeland.html   (266 words)

  
 Zeeland - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Zeeland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The surrounding area raises poultry, livestock, vegetables, grain, corn, and dairy cattle.
Like the town of Holland, to the southwest, Zeeland was settled by the Dutch in the mid 19th century.
--Whereas a murder was committed on the thirtieth September, 1877, at the Hand-in-Hand Inn, in the village of Zeeland, Hampshire, the above reward will be paid to any person or persons whose exertions shall lead to the arrest and conviction of the suspected murderer.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Zeeland   (264 words)

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