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West Coast Movers LLC

Thank you for considering West Coast Movers as your moving company. We know and understand that moving is not an easy task, therefore, we are...

US DOT: 2086298

MC: 728073

Premier Van Lines International Inc.

Reno Nevada moving companies, 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

Allied & North American Van Lines

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

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

GP Movers

Reno NV, 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

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

Hawaiian Van Lines

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

Troy Transportation

Whether you are looking for a local or a long distance mover, you have come to the right place. Troy Moving and Storage Services will be your final...

All State Van Lines Inc.

Movers Reno NV, 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

Prime Storage Systems Inc.

Reno Nevada moving quotes, 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

Muscular Moving Men, LLC

Do you need a Phoenix moving company that you can trust with your personal belongings? Are you relocating your office or business in the near future?...

US DOT: 1829172

MC: 691493

Champion Movers LLC

Our goal is your complete satisfaction. Local & Long Distance Southwest Interstate Next Day Service (to and from) Nevada, California, Arizona,...

US DOT: 1415523

Intra: CPCN-3337

MC: 535787

Gulf Moving Systems

Reno NV, 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

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

Reno, Nevada is best known for its gambling-centered tourism, but this "Biggest Little City in the World" is much more than just casinos. With a population of over 211,000, Reno is the biggest city in northern Nevada and the fourth biggest in the entire state. The city is the county seat of Washoe County and lies on the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountains. With Lake Tahoe a short distance away and the largest concentration of ski resorts in the world within 50 miles of the city, the city has a great deal to offer anyone moving to Reno.

Economy:
It is no surprise that casinos and tourism make up a major sector of economics within Reno. Until the 1950s, Reno was the gaming capital of the United States, before Las Vegas took over that title. Reno still depends a great deal on tourism, with hotels and casinos bringing in five million visitors and $4 billion annually. There are, however, other industries in Reno as well. These include computer manufacturing and logistics, electronics, financial services and communications. Warehousing and distribution are also important industries, with Reno having the highest concentration of distribution-related property in the country. Several companies have headquarters in Reno, including Braeburn Capital, Hamilton, Port of Subs, PC-Doctor and International Game Technology.

History:
Settlers first arrived in the Truckee Meadows, the area around present-day Reno, in the 1850s. These earliest arrivals engaged in subsistence farming and helped supply travelers going west along the California Trail. With the discovery of the Comstock Silver Lode in 1859, traffic through the area increased, and Charles W. Fuller built a toll bridge across the Truckee River. Fuller sold the bridge to Myron C. Lake in 1861, and Lake began to build small-scale industries around the area, calling it Lake's Crossing. By 1864, the settlement had become the largest town in Washoe County. The railroad arrived in 1868, and the construction superintendent renamed the town Reno, after a Civil War officer. Reno grew into the 20th century as an agricultural and business center due to its position as the main town between Sacramento and Salt Lake City. Gambling and divorce quickly became the industries of choice in Reno in the 1930s, when "going to Reno" became synonymous with divorce.

Tourism:
While gambling is obviously the main tourism draw of Reno, there is much more available. Outdoor activities and events include the Reno River Festival in May, the Reno-Tahoe Odyssey Relay Run Adventure in June, the Reno Rodeo in June, the Reno-Tahoe Open in July and the Great Reno Balloon Race in September. Downtown Reno also offers many cultural and historical options. The West Street Market is open daily, while the Hot August Nights Festival celebrates 1950s nostalgia over eight days. Reno museums include the National Automobile Museum and the Nevada Museum of Art, the only accredited art museum in the state. Music lovers can enjoy the Nevada Opera and the Reno Philharmonic. Within Reno, you can get around on the RTC Ride System operated by the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County. Flights into Reno arrive and depart at the Reno/Tahoe International Airport, and Amtrak offers daily service through Reno on the California Zephyr route.

  • Famous people associated with Reno include director and producer Curtis Hanson, actress Dawn Wells (Mary Ann of "Gilligan's Island") and figure skater Kristy Yamaguchi.
  • The comedy show "Reno 911" is set in Reno but is filmed elsewhere.
    Many songs mention Reno, including Woody Guthrie's "Philadelphia Lawyer" (originally called "Reno Blues"), Johnny Cash's "Folsom Prison Blues," REM's "All the Way to Reno," Beck's "Loser," the Grateful Dead's "Friend of the Devil" and Bruce Springsteen's "Reno."

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