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True King Relocation

Trust your long distance move to the real pros. When you’re moving long distance, it’s important to choose a moving company you can rely on....

US DOT: 2426592

Intra: 31326

MC: 817146

North American Van Lines

Bloomington Indiana moving companies, A move is more than relocating. It’s life changing. The professionals at North American Moving Services are experts in making every move – whether...

US DOT: 70851

MC: 107012

The Moving Service

Most people would much rather have a tooth pulled than move. There are moving companies who swear they are the best, and then you have U-Haul, the...

US DOT: 2276226

Intra: 006608028C

MC: 777534

All State Van Lines Inc.

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

Moving Around LLC

Bloomington IN, 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

Atlantic Relocation Systems-IN

Each of Atlantic’s 11 full service operations are staffed with experienced, knowledgeable professionals prepared to provide sound, quality focused...

US DOT: 125550

Intra: 671499

MC: 79658

America's Choice Moving and Storage

Here at America's Choice Moving & Storage we specialize in residential and commercial long distance moves from and to most continental US states. We...

US DOT: 2127475

MC: 739280

Eden Relocation

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

Elite Moving & Storage

Movers Bloomington IN, Elite Moving & Storage, a Chicago based local and long distance moving company, is a one stop shop for all of your long distance moving...

US DOT: 1567283

Intra: 153937

MC: 580862

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

Premier Van Lines International Inc.

Bloomington Indiana moving quotes, 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

United Moving and Storage

United Moving & Storage is a full service agency operated by experienced, professionally trained personnel. With more than 30 years of industry...

US DOT: 22889

MC: 096339

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

Red Ball Moving & Storage

Bloomington IN, Red Ball Moving & Storage is a long distance moving specialist. Long distance moves are different then local moves and require a special set of...

US DOT: 125558

MC: 6992

Professional Movers, Inc.

Professional Movers is based out of Bridgeview, IL the owner and operator have worked relentlessly to earn a good reputation for providing quality...

US DOT: 1361042

MC: 521310

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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