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U-Pack Moving

ABF U-Pack Moving was launched nationwide on October 1, 1997 by ABF Freight System, Inc. U-Pack has become an extremely popular choice for...

US DOT: 82866

MC: 29910

City Line Movers Corp

Cranston Rhode Island moving companies, Time is important to City Line Movers. We understand that you may have a time-sensitive move and will do everything in our power to make sure your...

US DOT: 3642908

MC: 1461847

Blue Line Moving LLC

Veteran owned and operated for over 10 years, we are dedicated to providing excellent service to families across south Florida and nationwide.

US DOT: 3507641

Intra: IM3378

MC: 1159969

United Van Lines

With United, moving is simple — Whether you are moving across the country or just across state lines, we put our customers first. By integrating the...

US DOT: 77949

MC: 67234

City Moving

Cranston RI, 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

MC: 662744

Roy's Moving Inc.

Roy’s Moving is the one-stop moving company in Boston, MA. Located in Boston, MA we have helped residents or businesses over the years with any type...

US DOT: 2428059

MC: 842778

Isaac's Moving and Storage

Isaac's Moving and Storage is one of the most trusted names for Boston and Philadelphia moving. At Isaac's Moving and Storage we still believe in our...

US DOT: 552840

Intra: 006827507C

MC: 272369

Colonial Van Lines Inc.

When you hire a long-distance moving company, you want to rest assured that the team you’ve chosen has the skills and convictions you need to trust...

US DOT: 1434373

MC: 681534

Allied & North American Van Lines

Movers Cranston RI, 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

Air Van Moving

Across town, across the country, or half-way around the globe, your move is our #1 priority. With 60 years of experience, you can count on award...

US DOT: 70851

MC: 107012

JK Moving & Storage, Inc.

Cranston Rhode Island moving quotes, JK Moving is an entrepreneurial success story that started almost 40 years ago. We have become a global leader in the relocation and logistics space,...

US DOT: 1065394

Intra: HHG443

MC: 196957

Solomon and Sons Relocation Service Inc.

Providing one of a kind moving experience that focuses on the sole satisfaction of its customers. A moving company with hundreds of 5 Star reviews...

US DOT: 2512576

Intra: IM2522

MC: 871506

American Van Lines, Inc.

American Van Lines is a long distance moving company with extensive resources. Regardless of where you’re moving to and from, one of our long...

US DOT: 614506

MC: 294798

Alaska Terminals, Inc.

Cranston RI, Since opening our doors for business back in 1981, Alaska Terminals has been associated with a high level of quality and professionalism. That’s...

US DOT: 125550

MC: 79658

DN Van Lines Inc.

As one of the largest independent moving companies in the county we have a solution for any type of moving need. Our move coordinators are...

US DOT: 1141917

Intra: 30981

MC: 462886

Cranston, the third biggest city in Rhode Island, is located in Providence County on the banks of the Pawtuxet River on Narragansett Bay. According to statistics released in mid-2009, Cranston's population numbers just over 80,000, an increase from 2000 of 1.1 percent, who enjoy a suburban lifestyle with a low crime rate in one of the most beautiful areas in America. Those moving to Cranston will also discover that the city is a popular residential area, as it is on the coast; while the west of Cranston is more rural. The nearest cities to Cranston are Providence, Warwick, Johnston, West Warwick, East and North Providence – all about two miles away; and Boston, Massachusetts, which is 42 miles to the north east.

Economy:
In 2006 Money Magazine rated Cranston as being one of the 100 Best Places to Live, as it is one of the safest cities in America and has a relatively low cost of living index. With unemployment at around 5.6 percent, the economy of the area is considered to be stable.

The largest contributors to the economy of Cranston are financial services (mainly banks and insurance companies), manufacturing, hospitality (tourism, including hotels, entertainment and gambling), agriculture (dairy, poultry, honey, crops and hay as well as hothouse products) and fishing (including the valuable lobster and other shellfish market). There is also a small mining sector and medical research and development in which add to the economic stability of Cranston.

Tourism:
The tourism industry in Cranston is developing in line with the increasing numbers of visitors it receives annually. The historic sections of the city – Lippitt Hill, Furnace Brook, Pawtuxet Village and Oaklawn Village – are well worth a visit; as are Sprague Mansion (which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places); the Thomas Fenner House (considered as among the oldest houses in Rhode Island State) and Joy Homestead (a farmhouse of historic value displaying beautiful antiques of the era).

History:
The original inhabitants of the region surrounding Cranston were the Narragansett Indians. The first settlers to the area were led by the Englishman William Arnold in 1638. In 1754 Cranston was incorporated as town and in 1910 was incorporated as a city. with its residents living mainly off income generated from agriculture. After the Industrial Revolution (mainly in England) of the 18th and early 19th centuries, many immigrants arrived and the city grew with new industries having been introduced, including milling which was a major employer.

  • The outdoor Budlong Pool in Cranston is among the largest in America.
  • Cranston is a sister city to Itri in Italy.
  • The citizens of Cranston have ancestors from Italy, Ireland, France, Portugal and Germany.

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