Elgin IL Moving Companies

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Door 2 Door Moving Solution
Elgin IL movers, Our company was formed after the owner had worked for 3 of the “Majors”. He saw that you could offer the same top level service but at a reasonable...

US DOT: 3124738

MC: 481984

Door 2 Door Moving Solution

New City Moving
Let New City Moving handle the hard stuff for you! As trusted movers we pride ourselves on providing cost effective moving services with superior...

US DOT: 3078026

Intra: 158051

MC: 65035

New City Moving

Smooth Relocation Vanlines
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

Smooth Relocation Vanlines

Move On Relocation
Not all moving companies are created equal, not even close. Most moving companies you come across have standards about as high as their ankles. Their...

US DOT: 2016813

MC: 938821

Move On Relocation

Desert Moving Co. & Storage
Elgin relocation quotes, From Door-To-Door or Country-To-Country, let us help you decide how much relocation help you need.

US DOT: 70719

Intra: 189598

MC: 87113

Desert Moving Co. & Storage

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

U-Pack Moving

US Movers and Relocation LLC
Moving companies Elgin Illinois, U.S. Movers and Relocation has been moving and transporting our clients’ most precious belongings for over a decade. Our goal is to make your move...

US DOT: 2920270

Intra: 219783

MC: 984672

US Movers and Relocation LLC

Colonial Van Lines
Colonial Van Lines is the preferred choice for all your long distance moving needs. With over 50 years of experience, and over 200 professional...

US DOT: 1434373

MC: 681534

Colonial Van Lines

Pullman Worldwide Van Lines
With decades of combined experience we have the knowledge and the dedication needed to be the best. While smaller companies struggle to service...

US DOT: 2538365

MC: 882866

Pullman Worldwide Van Lines

ABC Moving Systems
ABC Moving Systems is a company that was built from with in the community. We understand the stress and difficulty involved in moving and relocating...

US DOT: 2437030

MC: 840430

ABC Moving Systems

Camelback Moving Inc.
With over (500) 5-star Yelp reviews we are an independent carrier that has an impeccable reputation for delivering quality service at a reasonable...

US DOT: 1635834

MC: 603040

Camelback Moving Inc.

Alliance Moving & Storage
Is the thought of moving into your new home weighing you down? Let us lighten your load at Alliance Moving & Storage! At Alliance, we guarantee fast...

US DOT: 2882675

Intra: 214845

MC: 967507

Alliance Moving & Storage

Liberty Moving & Storage Inc
Elgin Illinois movers, If you are looking for movers in Chicagoland Illinois, you can trust the friendly folks at Liberty Movers. Our full service moving company has the...

US DOT: 3031733

Intra: 131390

MC: 483862

Liberty Moving & Storage Inc

Alaska Terminals, Inc.
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

Alaska Terminals, Inc.

MID-WEST MOVING & STORAGE INC
Elgin, With over 35 years of experience, Mid-West Moving & Storage has been a leader in the industry for residential local and long distance, office and...

US DOT: 294025

MC: 198621

MID-WEST MOVING & STORAGE INC

Elgin, Illinois

Settlers were first attracted to the lush greenlands, rich soil and beauty of Elgin, Illinois and it’s not much different today. Located 40 miles from Chicago, nature reserves in Elgin, such as the fiercely protected Trout Park and Bluff Spring Fen, are still gorgeously raw and abundant with flora and fauna. It also boasts some of the best-preserved Victorian architecture in the country, such as Queen Ann style homes and even Sears Catalogue homes from the early 1900s. For music lovers, there’s no shortage of symphony and orchestra groups who call Elgin their home. It is also one of the fastest-growing cities in Illinois, attracting people from all walks of life, (long distance moving not an issue) eager to experience the vibrant feel of the community. Many people who consider moving to Elgin will not be disappointed with the quality of life in this city.

Economy:
In 2003 and 2005, Elgin was voted in the top 10 cities for economic development and continues to experience growth, with an approximate 2000 jobs being created each year. International companies like Geka, and NTN have taken an interest in the city. Siemens Energy & Automation, a manufacturer of wind turbines, has two plants in Elgin, injecting more than $20 million into the economy. In the 1990s The Grand Victoria Casino opened its doors. The riverboat casino attracts four million people a year, and is a big source of income for the city. The downtown area is continuing to develop, with housing, commercial properties and recreational facilities on the way.

Tourism:
Nature, history and Las Vegas-style gambling – these are the three main reasons visitors love Elgin. Aside from the nature preserves, Lord’s Park is another one of the main attractions – 112 acres of prime parkland, with a museum, petting zoo, and even a herd of buffalo to amuse visitors. History is well preserved, thanks to the members of the Elgin Heritage Commission, and fine examples of Victorian era homes and architecture can be seen in the city for everyone to enjoy. Finally, for fun and excitement, The Grand Victorian Casino offers over a thousand slot machines and games, plus tables for adults to enjoy, not to mention several fine restaurants and banquet halls. It is accessible via Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. There are two professional sports teams which call Elgin home - the Elgin Racers (International Basketball League) and the Chicago Bandits (National Pro Fastpitch Softball League).

History:
Elgin’s location in the lush Fox River valley set the stage for settlement – during the Black Hawk Indian War of 1832, soldiers who marched through the valley spread the word of this beautiful and more importantly, fertile area to the cities on the East Coast. The brothers James and Hezikiah Gifford established Elgin in 1835, on a site that they determined was perfect for a stagecoach route. The city was named for the hymn “The Song of Elgin”, James Gifford’s favorite Scottish hymn while growing up. With the arrival of the railroad route in the 1850s, Elgin became easily accessible to nearby cities like Chicago. Two industries were important to Elgin’s history at this time. First was the dairy industry, as the city quickly became well known for its butter and milk, being exported to the larger cities. Then, the Elgin Watch Company established itself in the late 19th century and was famous for the quality of their watches. It was said that up until the plant closed in the 1960s, half the pocket watches in the U.S. were Elgins. From its humble beginnings in the 1830s, Elgin has now grown into the 8th largest city in Illinois with a population of over 100,000 people.

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Interesting Facts:

  • Vientiane, the capital of Laos in Southeast Asia, is sister city to Elgin. The city boasts a large Laoatian American community.
  • The Elgin Public Museum is the oldest museum in Illinois.
  • Paul Flory (Nobel Prize Winner), Tome Shales (Pulitzer Prize Winner), James Roches (former General Motors CEO) are all from Elgin.

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