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Laser International Transportation Incorporated

We provide international moving and storage solutions to private and corporate clients. We focus on transporting household goods and automobiles...

Interstate: 024579

Safe Ship Moving Services

Cranston Rhode Island moving companies, Whether you’re moving cross country or dealing with a long distance move between states, our professional long distance moving advisors bring...

US DOT: 3475743

MC: 1139083

Big Man's Moving Company LLC

In 2016, Josh and Brooke Anderson used a well-known moving company for a local move. The movers arrived hours late without communication and were...

US DOT: 2951960

Intra: IM2726

MC: 14801

OM Logistics and Trucking LLC

We at OM Van Lines understand how stressful the moving journey can be and the fear you have regarding your precious goods getting damaged during the...

US DOT: 3453290

MC: 1124878

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

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

Agility Van Lines Inc.

Welcome to Agility Van Lines! We are one of the most reputable interstate moving companies around. We are trusted by countless families across the...

US DOT: 2564711

MC: 895410

Premier Van Lines International

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

US DOT: 3662762

MC: 1266993

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

Top Rated Moving Van Lines LLC

Top Rated Moving Van Lines is a moving company based in New Jersey. We are licensed and insured movers who specialize in local and long-distance...

US DOT: 3800190

MC: 1367520

City Moving

Cranston Rhode Island moving quotes, 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

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: 736

MC: 462886

United Transportation Moving & Storage

At United Transportation Moving & Storage, our mission is this: to handle your items and deliveries in a timely and cost–efficient manner and to...

US DOT: 1978660

MC: 699570

U-Pack Moving

Cranston RI, 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

Arrow Trucking LLC

Are you seeking a moving company that offers excellence at every step of your journey? Look no further than Arrow Trucking. With decades of...

US DOT: 2477609

MC: 857145

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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