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Welcome to Livonia ...

The city of Livonia is located in Wayne County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Livonia, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1851.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Livonia has a population of 93,712 people<2> (see below for details).

Livonia is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Livonia lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Livonia lies within the (734) area code.

The ZIP codes for Livonia: 48150-48154<4>

Websites for Livonia ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Livonia had an population of 93,712 people. This is a decrease of 3.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.8% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Livonia had a population of 96,942 people (or 5.32% of the total population of Wayne County). This makes Livonia the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Livonia represents 0.98% of the total population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 96,942 people, the population of Livonia decreased 3.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 100,545 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Livonia.

Communities Also Named Livonia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 6 communities that are also named Livonia - they are located in Indiana, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, New York and Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Livonia.

Communities near Livonia ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Livonia.

  • Detroit
  • Windsor
  • Warren
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warren
    • Warren lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Livonia.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 132,877 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warren have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Warren has also been known as:
    • Cottageville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warren
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warren<6>
  • Dearborn
  • Troy
  • Farmington Hills
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmington Hills
    • Farmington Hills lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Livonia.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,017 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington Hills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington Hills<6>
  • Southfield
  • Novi
  • Taylor
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylor
    • Taylor lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Livonia.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,576 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor<6>
  • Royal Oak

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Livonia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Livonia.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Livonia. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Livonia.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Livonia. See our Newspapers Page for Livonia.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Livonia ...

Looking for more information about Livonia? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Livonia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Livonia.

Adding Livonia to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Livonia in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Livonia was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

We also found Livonia in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Livonia.

The official website for Livonia:

The official website for Wayne County:

The official website for State of Michigan:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Michigan's counties, including Wayne, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Livonia.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Livonia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Livonia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Livonia or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Livonia includes: 48150, 48151, 48152, 48153 & 48154.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Livonia) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Livonia. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LivoniaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Livonia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3828, Longitude: -83.3533    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




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