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Livermore, city (1990 pop. 56,741), Alameda co., W central Calif.; inc. 1876. Nursery stock is grown, and there is light manufacturing, but the major sources of employment are wineries and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (see Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory), which conducts nuclear and other scientific research.

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