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On Time Moving & Storage

On Time Moving is a locally owned company starting in 1997 with over 20 years’ experience in the relocation industry. We service worldwide with...

US DOT: 1447613

Intra: IM1487

MC: 547090

Eden's Moving Services Inc.

Santa Fe New Mexico moving companies, Whether it is the movement of office premises to a new environment or home relocation, one usually need a reputable and highly experienced moving...

US DOT: 1752778

Intra: HHG-00243

MC: 641757

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

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

Moovit4now

Santa Fe NM, Moovit4now provides local and long-distance moves to Southern California and its surrounding areas! Our fun, friendly and professional services are...

US DOT: 2822254

Intra: 0191599

MC: 1117240

Los Angeles Transfer and Storage

LA Transfer established by professional, experienced, and outstanding movers, who were nominated by various associations for their excellent...

US DOT: 1159748

MC: 466131

HireAHelper

HireAHelper has worked more than 10 years curating the best movers from around the country, which means we have the highest quality movers you can...

US DOT: 3214531

MC: 1004629

Hawaiian Shipping

Here at Hawaiian Shippers, we understand the sensitive and delicate nature of trusting someone to move your most valuable possessions. This is why we...

US DOT: 1208629

MC: 480787

City Moving

Movers Santa Fe NM, 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

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

National Van Lines Inc.

Santa Fe New Mexico moving quotes, For over 90 years, National Van Lines has helped over 1 million families pack, store and move their most precious household items. Whether you...

US DOT: 76628

MC: 42866

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

With a population of 70,000, Santa Fe is New Mexico's fourth largest city that is also a hub for art and culture. Due to sales, it now ranks as the country's third largest art market with nearly 300 galleries and dealers. In recent years, the city has also earned a reputation with food-lovers. With its warm, dry climate, booming art scene and stabilizing economy, Santa Fe is a fast-growing destination for those moving to the Southwest.

History:
In 1846 the U.S. claimed Santa Fe; the city has been under U.S. jurisdiction ever since. Santa Fe flourished, benefiting from the new trade connections that were made possible by railroad. Around the turn of the century, artists, attracted by the climate and the beauty of the area, moved to Santa Fe, and the city soon became popular as an art colony. When New Mexico attained statehood in 1912, Santa Fe entered a period of growth and prosperity. By 1920, the population had grown from 5,000 to more than 7,000 people, and by the 1940s, it was home to more than 20,000 residents. In 1957, the city established zoning codes designed to maintain a uniform architectural style. Santa Fe's populace reflects the city's Native American, Spanish and Anglo heritage. However, after an influx of new residents in the 1980s, the 1990 census reported that for the first time since the city's founding, Hispanic residents were a minority. During the 1990s, the city experienced some tensions between locals and newcomers, who are driving up the cost of housing and otherwise altering the landscape. Economic frustrations continue into the early 2000s, as wages linger at almost 20 percent below the national average, while the cost of living has remained well above the national average. The city has taken steps to remedy the issue, and today the city is optimistic in its future.

Economy:
Santa Fe's economy has been based largely on tourism and state government. Santa Fe receives an average of 1.6 million visitors annually and in 2004, ranked second only to San Francisco as the best travel destination in the country. Tourism boosts the city's retail industry, which brings in more than $1 billion annually. Because of the city's proximity to Los Alamos National Laboratory, scientific research has also become a factor. It is an important center for work on defense-related projects, conducting research on technology associated with nuclear weapons and deterrence. Health care and light manufacturing are other significant economic sectors. Santa Fe has emerged as a regional medical center. Products manufactured by local companies include electronic instruments and textiles. Large corporations are all but absent from the economy, and recruitment efforts encourage entrepreneurship and small business development. Unemployment is relatively low. Wages, especially in the service industry, have remained low while the cost of living index is high.

Tourism:
Santa Fe has a museum for just about everybody. Begin by exploring New Mexico's compelling history at the Palace of the Governors, the country's oldest continuously occupied building. This 400-year-old structure on the Santa Fe Plaza has played a part in Spanish Colonial, Mexican, Territorial and Statehood eras of New Mexico's history. Then, located just a few steps from the Palace, the New Mexico Museum of Art is home to an impressive collections of work by early Santa Fe and Taos artists as well as changing exhibits of work by contemporary artists. A city rich in the arts, Santa Fe is home to any array of art galleries. With more than 250 galleries to explore, you will be astonished by the city's art, which includes traditional and contemporary painting, photography, pottery, sculpture and more. The Adobe Gallery specializes in contemporary and antique Southwest Indian Pueblo Pottery and fine art. The city is also a utopia for hikers, skiers, mountain bikers, river rafters, horseback riders. At night, unwind at one of the city's intimate bars and nightclubs, enjoy a stunning sunset with a loved one or head out to a lively music venue.

  • Santa Fe means "Holy Faith" in Spanish. It is often called "The City Different."
  • Santa Fe has plenty of sunshine, an average of 300 days each year.
  • Santa Fe is the second oldest town in the U.S., founded in 1607 by the Spanish, 13 years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock.
  • The city is the highest city capital in the U.S. at 7,000 above sea level.
  • Santa Fe has more than 225 restaurants, 250 art galleries, 70 jewelry shops, 13 museums and a world-famous opera.
  • Billy the Kid lived in Santa Fe in the early 1870s.
  • Santa Fe is the third-largest art market in the U.S., after New York and Los Angeles.

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