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Cardinal Moving Systems

Cardinal Moving Systems provide customers with one, all-inclusive price for any and every type of move. As one of the biggest West Coast providers of...

US DOT: 1463484

MC: 552894

All State Van Lines Inc.

Bloomington Indiana moving companies, Experience is our foundation. Having relocated thousands of families across the nation Allstate Van Lines strives to make sure your move is...

US DOT: 1727120

MC: 728127

Alaska Terminals, Inc.

Alaska Terminals, Inc. is based in beautiful Anchorage, Alaska with branch offices in Fairbanks, Alaska as well as in Seattle, Washington. For the...

US DOT: 125550

MC: 79658

Gouffon Moving & Storage Co, Inc.

Family owned and operated for more than 125 years and spanning four generations, Gouffon Moving & Storage Co. will provide you with the personalized...

US DOT: 553340

Intra: 181859

MC: 273542

GP Movers

Bloomington IN, GP Movers offer the best moving services around. You can have a team of professional and highly skilled movers backing your move when you choose GP...

US DOT: 1826833

STI Moving & Storage

STI Moving and Storage is your one-stop-shop for professional moving and storage. Our mission is to deliver dependable, worry-free moving at an...

US DOT: 1308599

Intra: 139020

MC: 507359

Manchester Van Lines

Manchester Vanlines is the company for you. Highest level of service with reasonable pricing is the motto of Manchester Vanlines. Expert advice on...

US DOT: 2162509

MC: 751462

Guardian Moving Storage Inc.

In a world that is quickly becoming a global village, the need for a sophisticated, cost effective and lightning quick international Moving Company...

US DOT: 1580667

MC: 585270

Hawaiian Van Lines

Movers Bloomington IN, We are an interstate moving company specializing in long-distance moves. Please consider using our services if you are moving to Hawaii. We pride...

US DOT: 932259

MC: 401787

Hawaii Moving & Storage

As indicated by our name, Hawaiian Shippers specialize in shipping household items from and to Hawaii. There is something very special about the...

US DOT: 2554992

MC: 890622

Allied & North American Van Lines

Bloomington Indiana moving quotes, Allied & North American Van Lines has over 85 years of experience and has built one of the largest moving networks in the world to service consumers,...

US DOT: 76235

MC: 15735

Moving Around LLC

At "A Moving Around" we understand the importance of moving not just furniture but the family as well. This major decision must not be taken lightly....

US DOT: 1302391

MC: 504508

Gulf Moving Systems

Your peace of mind is important to us. That's why we take time to offer so many services. Gulf Moving Systems offers: • Flexible pricing options. We...

US DOT: 2256609

Intra: 005203008C

MC: 770031

Premier Van Lines International Inc.

Bloomington IN, Founded in 1992, Premier Van Lines International is one of Americas leading relocation companies which specialize in international moves. We are...

US DOT: 1930177

MC: 690093

Prime Storage Systems Inc.

Moving to Hawaii or moving from Hawaii can be just as easy as one, two, three, it all depends on which relocation service you are using. At Prime...

US DOT: 2109775

MC: 735596

Located in southern Indiana, Bloomington is a city of about 80,000 residents. The area tends to be quite humid year round, with summer temperatures reaching into the 80s. Bloomington gets about 19 inches of snow a season. In recent years, Bloomington has won many awards for its quality of living, and anyone thinking of moving to Bloomington will find a city that is charismatic and very concerned about the quality of life for all of its residents.

Economy:
The median household income for residents of Bloomington is lower than that of the rest of the state. However, the cost of living there is substantially lower than the national average. Unemployment is low there at only 6.2 percent. Bloomington is considered an excellent place to move a business to, or to start a new business. It has many initiatives in place to assist and attract business to the area. The top employers in the area include Baxter BioPharma Solutions, Boston Scientific, Cook Group International and Otis Elevator.

History:
Bloomington was first settled in 1818. The first Europeans there were so impressed by the abundance of flowers in the area, they named the settlement Bloomington. In 1816, President Monroe had chosen the site for a seminary, which later became Indiana University. The earliest industries included farming, lumber and limestone extraction. In 1822 a salt works and an iron works opened. In 1854 the railroad arrived, opening up the area for more industry. A smithy in Bloomington made ordinance for the union army during the Civil War. In the early 1900s, the city continued to grow, adding postal service, a hospital and paved streets. After the Second World War, veterans flocked to the area to attend college using their GI Bills. During the 50s to the 70s, many of the older businesses closed, but the city has made the switch to attracting more high tech and service-oriented industry.

Tourism:
At the end of May, the Bloomington Early Music Festival celebrates the classical genre of music in various ways. In January, Bloomington celebrates A Week of Chocolate Festival. In February, there is the Eagle Watch Weekend of birding. In March there is a Wine and Food festival. In June you can attend the Taste of Bloomington, with over 30 restaurants and live music. On Labor Day weekend, there is the Fourth Street Festival to showcase local artists and craftspeople. The Monroe County Fair is held in late July. The Elizabeth Sage Historic Costumes Collection celebrates fashion as art. The Mathers Museum of World Cultures will take you on a trip around the world with its many exhibits. You can tour the Wylie Home, built in 1835. There are many more museums and historical venues to be seen.

  • Bloomington is known as ‘Tree City USA' because it has more than 18,000 public trees.
  • Singer John Mellencamp lives in Bloomington.
  • The Tibetan Cultural Center in Bloomington was founded by the brother of the Dali Lama.

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