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Quincy, IL

Quincy, IL


Moving to Quincy, IL
Known as the “Gem City,” Quincy is located along the Mississippi River in Adams County, Illinois. Its micropolitan area has about 300,000 people, but the city itself has about 40,000. Today, Quincy is a river city. In 2010, Forbes Magazine called it the 8th best small city to raise a family. What are some more reasons you’ll love moving to Quincy? Let’s take a look!

Location
Quincy’s location is ideal for weekend get-a-ways. It’s about 2.5 hours away from St. Louis, MO, 5 hours away from Chicago, IL, and almost 4 hours away from Kansas City, MO.

Low cost of living
It doesn’t take much to live in Quincy. Its cost of living is well below the national average for food, utilities, and other costs. These days, living in a city that won’t break the banks is important.

Attractions
Quincy is known for its architecture and history. Be sure to visit the Quincy Museum, John Wood Mansion, the Garner Museum of Architecture and Design, the Quincy Art Center, and the Villa Katherine Castle.

Events
Of course, you can’t miss some of the great annual events held in Quincy. Riverfront events include the Fourth of July fireworks show, the U.S. Catfish Anglers Tournament, and the “Movies on the Muddy,” an event that shows recently releases movies on the banks of the Mississippi River. There’s also the Big Dam Film Festival (annual international film festival), as well as the Pepsi Little People’s Golf Championships. For some of the best BBQ Quincy has to offer, be sure to go to “Smoke on the River.”

Education
In Quincy, there are 21 elementary schools, 14 middle schools, and 11 high schools that make up the 17 private schools and 15 public schools. There are three school districts in the area. For higher education, John Wood Community College, Vatterott Technical College, the Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing, are all located in Quincy. Western Illinois University, LaGrange College, and Culver-Stockton College are located within driving distance of Quincy in nearby Macomb, Hannibal, and Canton respectively.

Weather
Quincy gets about 37 inches of rain per year, which is fairly close to the U.S. average. Be sure to get the sled ready, as Quincy gets about 21 inches of snow per year. The July high is in the 90s, while the winter low remains at or below freezing. Overall, you’ll find that Quincy’s weather is just fine!

Traveling to Quincy
If you’re looking for an alternative to truck rental for moving to Quincy, U-Pack® Moving is the way to go! U-Pack’s rates are comparable to truck rental, but you don’t have to drive! That means you can travel to Quincy in your own personal vehicle, rather than a bulky rental truck!

U-Pack delivers a moving trailer or moving container to your home. You load it. U-Pack drives your belongings to your new home in Quincy. You unload.

It’s stress-free moving!

Get a free moving quote to see how much it will cost to move to Quincy with U-Pack! Then, compare your quote to other Quincy moving companies. It’s likely you’ll see U-Pack rates are lower or comparable, but you don’t have to drive!

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Helpful Quincy Moving Links
City Website
Visitor’s Website
Chamber of Commerce

Station Address:
Address: 1900 N 24Th
Quincy, IL 62301
United States
Mailing Address: 1900 N 24Th
Quincy, IL 62301
United States
Phone Numbers:
Customer Service: (217) 223-9530
Fax: (217) 223-9511

If we are not able to provide door-to-door delivery to your city near Quincy, IL, you can save money by loading or unloading at the service center conveniently located in Quincy, IL. If you have questions about serviceability to your location, please call us at 800-240-7422, and a U-Pack Moving Consultant will gladly help.

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