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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

Hood Moving & Relocation

Racine Wisconsin moving companies, 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

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

Straightline Moving Inc.

If you're looking for a reliable moving company in Roscoe, IL, Rockford or the surrounding area, you've found one. Since 2016, StraightLine Moving...

US DOT: 76235

Intra: 217042

MC: 15735

Allied & North American Van Lines

Racine WI, 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

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

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

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

Colonial Van Lines Inc.

Movers Racine WI, 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

Real Movers

Real Movers has been in business since 2010 and moved thousands of families and business around USA– it is our philosophy to treat our customers and...

US DOT: 3533741

MC: 1177348

Direct Relocation Services

Racine Wisconsin moving quotes, No matter how unique the situation might be, we will provide our professional support. We’re a moving company that understands. We’re experts in...

US DOT: 3000931

Intra: IM2964

MC: 24036

Encore Moving & Storage LLC

Encore Moving and Storage is a full service moving company. We offer A to Z moving services to make your relocation an easy experience. Whether you...

US DOT: 2864933

MC: 959983

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

Smooth Relocation Vanlines

Racine WI, Our moving crews are licensed & professional, and will always work around your belongings with respect. We treat your home as if it were our own,...

US DOT: 2827588

MC: 944141

Mayzlin Relocation LLC

Since our founding, we’ve served numerous clients throughout the United States. Great service begins and ends with experienced and friendly...

US DOT: 3182355

MC: 127375

Racine is a city of about 82,000 sitting on the banks of Lake Michigan, at the mouth of the Root River, and is about thirty miles south of Milwaukee and sixty miles south of Chicago, Illinois. Racine has hot and humid summers and an average snowfall of 43 inches. Racine, Wisconsin is comprised of several neighborhoods, each with its own personality. People thinking of moving to Racine will no doubt find exactly what they are looking for.

Economy:
Racine has a slightly lower median income than the rest of the state. The cost of living index is slightly lower than the national average. Racine has a current unemployment rate of 8.5%. There is a substantial industry base there, but recently, the city has been working on establishing itself as a tourist attraction. SC Johnson, founded in Racine and is its biggest employer. In-Sink-Erator is also a major employer.

History:
In 1699, some French explorers arrived in the area and started a trading post near the mouth of the Root River. It became a small settlement, mostly for fur traders. In 1832 an influx of people from New York came and settled there. In 1841, the city of Racine was incorporated. Before the Civil War, Racine was strongly anti-slavery and was a stop on the Underground Railroad for escaped slaves. The population increased greatly from then until the First World War. Factories became the main industry in Racine, and one of the world's first automobiles was built there in 1872. Racine maintained its industrial base until recently, when the city began to promote itself as a tourist attraction.

Tourism:
Wind Point Lighthouse is the oldest lighthouse on Lake Michigan and was built in the 1880s. The 7 Mile Fair is an indoor/outdoor market operating year round. The Wustum Museum and gardens date from 1860. Tours are available through the Johnson Wax building, built by Frank Lloyd Wright. Monument Square is the center of Racine activities, with many outdoor concerts and a WinterFest. Mound Cemetery is 14 American Indian burial mounds, open to the public year round. Quarry State Park is an ideal spot for swimming and scuba diving. The Racine Heritage Museum was funded by Andrew Carnegie. River Bend Nature Center has 80 acres of woodlands, trails and exhibits. There are walking tours of Racine held year round. There are several nice golf courses there. Racine has a zoo and some beautiful zoological gardens.

  • Famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed and built the Johnson Wax building in Racine. Due to a dispute with the owner, he built the building with no windows
  • Racine claims to have the largest Danish population outside of Greenland
  • Malted Milk was invented by William Horlick in Racine
  • The first garbage disposal was invented in Racine in 1927
  • Racine has six sister cities, in Denmark, Nicaragua, Brazil, France, Japan and Mexico

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