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Alaska Terminals, Inc.

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

Bridgeview Van Lines LLC

Bloomington Indiana moving companies, Depend on us when it comes to moving your valuable furnishings and appliances. Here at Bridgeview Van Lines we have a pronounced staff that makes...

US DOT: 3999327

MC: 1502643

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

Glass City Movers

At Glass City Movers we understand it’s stressful to move, which is why we are here to insure your move is done in a stress free timely manner at a...

US DOT: 1403449

MC: 532455

Premier Van Lines International

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: 3662762

MC: 1266993

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

Safe Ship Moving Services

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

Best Price Moving & Storage Inc.

With over 15 years experience in the industry, Best Price Moving & Storage understands how to take the hassle out of the relocation process. Our...

US DOT: 693651

MC: 321559

Big Man's Moving Company LLC

Movers Bloomington IN, 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

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

American Van Lines, Inc.

Bloomington Indiana moving quotes, 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

Intra: IM105

MC: 294798

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

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

Laser International Transportation Incorporated

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

Interstate: 024579

City Moving

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

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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