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Mayflower Van Lines

Mayflower is a trusted, national moving company for over 90 years. As part of the nation’s largest organization, providing moving and storage...

US DOT: 125563

MC: 2934

National Van Lines Inc.

Katy Texas moving companies, Founded in 1929, National Van Lines is an ESOP-owned enterprise that began in the Chicago area as a horse and wagon moving service and expanded to a...

US DOT: 76628

MC: 42866

Trans USA Moving Inc.

We are one of the most trusted moving services in the country. Our world class customer support and expert team of movers ensure you, your family and...

US DOT: 3309166

MC: 1050870

Geo Van Lines LLC

With over fifteen years of experience in the moving industry, Geo Van Lines is ready to take your moving day to the next level. Will move you...

US DOT: 2952490

MC: 999676

Alaska Terminals, Inc.

Katy TX, 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

Delta Moving Systems

Whether you are moving across town or across the country, Delta Moving Systems., has you covered. We offer local, intrastate and long distance moves....

US DOT: 2277051

MC: 777847

Ward North American

As a national moving company with more than 40 years of experience as an agent for North American Van Lines, we know what’s at stake when it comes to...

US DOT: 70851

MC: 107012

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

Condor Moving Systems LLC

Movers Katy TX, Condor Moving Systems is fully licensed and insured. We are proud members of the American Moving and Storage Association; AMSA and the Southwest...

US DOT: 1126171

MC: 458180

Premier Van Lines International Inc.

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

Jackson Movers LLC

Katy Texas moving quotes, Jackson Movers is a locally owned and operated moving and storage company in Dallas, TX. We move and relocate residential and commercial property. We...

US DOT: 3138126

MC: 97376

United Transportation Moving & Storage

Interstate movement of household goods and personal possessions takes the coordinated effort of professional team. United Transportation Moving and...

US DOT: 1978660

MC: 699570

Transit Moving Systems

Transit Moving System Company has the single goal of making sure that our clients are completely satisfied with their move after spending years...

US DOT: 2845939

MC: 954186

City Moving

Katy TX, 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

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

Katy forms part of the metropolitan area of Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown in Texas and lies within Fort Bend County. The city is just 27 miles west of Houston and 16 miles northwest of Sugar Land, the two largest cities in the vicinity. Those moving to Katy will discover an exciting and lively city.

Economy:
Katy is on the up and up - a city with strong growth in many sectors, but particularly in the residential market. In 2009 it was named as one of the top nine highest growth areas of all cities in the U.S. and, as a consequence, retail commerce is booming in the area. Historically, Katy was an agricultural settlement with rice and sugar cane being the most important crops grown. Gas, discovered to the west of Katy in 1934, is nowadays one of the largest contributors to the economy, as is the refinery which was built to promote this sector of the economy. Unemployment is low and the standard of living is relatively high, thus making Katy a target area for increased settlement.

Tourism:
Three of the most noted museums in Katy are the Katy Heritage Museum, which focuses on the farming and agricultural history of the area, displaying photographs, antiques and equipment; the Katy Veterans Memorial Museum, also known as The GI Joe Museum, where military artifacts from each and every foreign war or conflict the US has been involved in are exhibited; and The Katy Heritage Society Railroad Museum which documents the history of the railroad system up to 1957. Also in the same building - the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Depot - which is a beautifully restored and historic building in the downtown area of Katy is the Information & Tourist Center.

The Forbidden Gardens should not be missed, as it replicates parts of Chinese history, including a scaled down version of the Terracotta Army figurines of Qin Shi Huang - the First Emperor of China. The City of Katy boasts many green areas and parks, among which are the Katy City, Katy Heritage, Thomas, Mary Jo Peckham and Woodlands Parks.
The Rice Harvest and Folk Life Festivals are outdoor events held annually to commemorate the area's heritage; while the city also hosts a yearly Livestock Show and Rodeo.

History:
The original name of Katy was Cane Island, believed to be because it used to be a large producer of sugar cane and rice. The first known settlement of Katy began in 1872 and the beginnings of the city were planned in 1895. In 1900 a hurricane destroyed most of Katy, so people in the area are known to distinguish the modern history of the city as before or after The Storm. The Featherston family's residences were the only building to withstand The Storm and are still to be seen in the city today. Katy was incorporated as a city in 1945.

  • The city of Katy is unofficially known as the Rice Capital of the World.
  • The name Katy was derived from the Kansas-Texas (or KT) Railroad which served the city during the 19th century.

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