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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

U-Pack Moving

Seattle Washington moving companies, 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

AllTrust Moving & Storage Inc.

Moving doesn't have to be stressful. We're here to help! We are proud to be one of the most trusted and affordable moving companies in Miami,...

US DOT: 1419273

MC: 545215

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

Seattle WA, 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

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

Full Nation Moving LLC

In Full Nation Moving, we understand the importance and urgency of relocation, how special it is for our customers and we do our best to add to the...

US DOT: 3491549

MC: 1149313

People Movers

Since 2007, People Movers have moved thousands of families across the country. New places may be exhilarating, but moving is simply stressful, hard...

US DOT: 3078650

MC: 65379

City Moving

Movers Seattle WA, 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

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

Jordan River Moving & Storage

Seattle Washington moving quotes, All our foremen are seasoned professionals who know how to move a family, relocate a small business or organize a cross county move. You’ll find a...

US DOT: 901418

Intra: HG011884

MC: 391125

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

Best American Movers

GroveStars Moving, LLC provides long distance moving in 48 states. Whether you are moving your office or changing your home location, we will take...

US DOT: 3332133

MC: 1062034

Hawaiian Shipping

Seattle WA, 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

National Van Lines Inc.

For over 90 years, National Van Lines has helped over 1 million families pack, store and move their most precious household items. Whether you need...

US DOT: 76628

MC: 42866

Starbucks, Microsoft, the Space Needle... so many iconic images come to mind when thinking of Seattle. However, the city has much more than this to offer the rain-jacket-wearing visitor, luring many people to move here and keeping local Seattle movers busy.

Economy:
Seattle has a history of great booms followed by usual recessionary periods. In the early years, there was a lumber boom. During the 19th century, a gold boom occurred in the area and a shipbuilding boom took place during the 20th century. Boeing resided in Seattle up until 2001. This heavy reliance on the airspace industry resulted in major economic problems in the late 1960's and early 1970's. The most recent technology boom includes large companies such as Microsoft, Amazon.com, and AT&T Wireless.

Tourism:
Seattle boasts several significant tourist structures. King County International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport are both nearby the city. The space needle is the most popular destination. It was constructed during the 1962 World's Fair. Other popular structures include the Pike Place Market, Smith Tower, the Fremont Toll, the Experience Music Project, and the Seattle Central Library. Popular annual events include the Seattle International Film Festival, Northwest Folk life, and the Bite of Seattle. Sports teams include the baseball Mariners, football Seahawks, and basketball Supersonics, among several other smaller professional and collegiate teams.

History:
The area was first settled in 1851. By 1869, the city of Seattle was incorporated. The name Seattle is from a Native American chief who was known as Chief Seattle. In 1889, the Great Seattle Fire destroyed nearly the entire central business district, but did not take any lives. The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition in 1909 was a world fair to promote the development of the area. The 1962 Century 21 Exposition was a World's Fair to help revitalize the city of Seattle. In 1990, the city of Seattle hosted the Goodwill Games. The Nisqually Earthquake in 2001 caused a state of emergency, but the damage was fairly limited.

Slogan: Seattle is known as "The City of Flowers" and "The City of Goodwill."

Land Area: The city of Seattle encompasses 84 square miles.

  • The city is 108 miles south of the Canadian border.
  • Men's Fitness named Seattle the fifth fittest city in the U.S. in 2005.
  • The Bank of America Tower is the twelfth tallest skyscraper in the United States and fourth tallest west of the Mississippi River.
  • Coffee chain Starbucks was started in Seattle, Washington.
  • University of Washington - Seattle
  • Seattle University
  • Shoreline Community College
  • Seattle Community College
  • Seattle Pacific University
  • Art Institute of Seattle
  • University of Phoenix - Washington
  • Antioch University - Seattle
  • Cornish College of the Arts

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