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Wichita, KS

Wichita, KS


Moving to Wichita, KS
Located in south-central Kansas on the Arkansas River, Wichita is the largest city in the state of Kansas. The city boasts big-city amenities at Midwestern prices. The Wichita metropolitan area (including Butler, Harvey, Sedgwick, and Sumner counties) has a population of more than 630,000, but the city of Wichita itself has a population of 382,000. As part of the Great Plain states, you’ll love moving to Wichita, part of the “heartland” of America.

Weather

  • Hot, humid summers
  • Cold, dry winters
  • 32.69 inches of rain annually (on avg.)
  • 15.6 inches of snowfall annually (on avg.)
  • January is the coldest month, July is the hottest, June is the wettest
  • Severe thunderstorms occur frequently in the spring and summer months
  • Know tornado safety precautions

Neighborhoods
Nearly 2,000 people call Downtown Wichita home. Other notable neighborhoods include Riverside and College Hill. Riverside is northwest of the downtown area, while the College Hill is east of the downtown area and one of the more historic neighborhoods in Wichita.

Did you know that CNNMoney.com and Money Magazine both named Wichita 9th of the list of 10 best U.S. Big Cities in Which to Live?

 

Economy
Named as the Air Capital of the World, it’s no coincidence that Wichita’s main industrial sector is aircraft manufacturing. Healthcare is Wichita’s second-largest industry. Entrepreneurship and innovation is always encouraged in Wichita, as companies like Pizza Hut and Coleman Companies all began in this promising diverse business city.

Things to do after moving to Wichita                                                  
There are 36 museums, more than 24 attractions, 20 live theatres 35 art galleries, and 32 golf courses to enjoy after you’ve moved to Wichita. Five of the Best 10 Experiences in Wichita include:

  1. Discover the outdoors in one of Wichita’s 177 parks or 127 miles of trails
  2. Visit the Sedgwick County Zoo’s world-class tiger exhibit
  3. Experience Broadway-bound talent at the Music Theatre of Wichita
  4. Visit the “Keeper of the Plains,” a tribute to Native Americans who made the area their home before the arrival of settlers.
  5. Spend a night out on the Old Town Red Brick Warehouse District in downtown Wichita

 

Education
The Wichita Public School District educates more than 50,000 students, making it the largest school district in Kansas. It includes 90 schools, including 10 high schools, 16 middle schools, and 61 elementary schools. You’ll be glad to know that the district voted for 60 storm shelters in 2008 for weather safety while your children are at school. 93% of parents with students in the Wichita Public Schools expressed confidence in their safety. There are more than 35 private schools in Wichita. Three universities have their main campuses in Wichita: Wichita State University, Friends University, and Newman University.

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Helpful Links for Moving to Wichita, KS
Chamber of Commerce
City Website
Visitor Information
Public Schools
Things to do

Station Address:
Address: 1717 S Colorado St
Wichita, KS 67209
United States
Mailing Address: 1717 S Colorado St
Wichita, KS 67209
United States
Phone Numbers:
Customer Service: (316) 943-1241
Fax: (316) 943-3926

If we are not able to provide door-to-door delivery to your city near Wichita, KS, you can save money by loading or unloading at the service center conveniently located in Wichita, KS. 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.

Cities Served:
ABBYVILLE, KSABILENE, KSACHILLES, KS
ADA, KSADAMS, KSADMIRE, KS
AGENDA, KSAGRA, KSAGRICOLA, KS
AKRON, KSALAMOTA, KSALBERT, KS
ALDEN, KSALEXANDER, KSALMENA, KS
ALTA VISTA, KSALTON, KSAMERICUS, KS
AMY, KSANDALE, KSANDOVER, KS
ANGELUS, KSANNESS, KSANTELOPE, KS
ANTHONY, KSANTONINO, KSARGONIA, KS
ARKANSAS CITY, KSARLINGTON, KSARNOLD, KS
ASHERVILLE, KSASHLAND, KSASH ROCK, KS
ASSARIA, KSATHOL, KSATLANTA, KS
ATTICA, KSATWOOD, KSAUGUSTA, KS
AULNE, KSAURORA, KSBARNARD, KS
BARNES, KSBATESVILLE, KSBAVARIA, KS
BAZINE, KSBEARDSLEY, KSBEAUMONT, KS
BEAVER, KSBEELER, KSBELLAIRE, KS
BELLAIRE, KSBELLEFONT, KSBELLE PLAINE, KS
BELLEVILLE, KSBELMONT, KSBELOIT, KS
BELPRE, KSBELVIDERE, KSBENNINGTON, KS
BENTLEY, KSBENTON, KSBEVERLY, KS
BIG BOW, KSBIRD CITY, KSBISON, KS
BLACK WOLF, KSBLAKEMAN, KSBLOOM, KS
BLOOMINGTON, KSBLUFF CITY, KSBOGUE, KS
BRENHAM, KSBREWSTER, KSBRIDGEPORT, KS
BROOKVILLE, KSBROWNELL, KSBROWNVILLE, KS
BUCKLIN, KSBUHLER, KSBUNKER HILL, KS
BURDEN, KSBURDETT, KSBURDICK, KS
BURLINGTON, KSBURNS, KSBURR OAK, KS
BURRTON, KSBUSHTON, KSBYERS, KS
CAIRO, KSCALDWELL, KSCALVERT, KS
CAMBRIDGE, KSCAMPUS, KSCANTON, KS
CARLTON, KSCASSODAY, KSCATHARINE, KS
CAWKER CITY, KSCEDAR, KSCEDAR POINT, KS
CEDAR VALE, KSCHASE, KSCHAUTAUQUA, KS
CHENEY, KSCIMARRON, KSCLAFLIN, KS
CLAUDELL, KSCLAY CENTER, KSCLAYTON, KS
CLEARWATER, KSCLIFTON, KSCLONMEL, KS
CLYDE, KSCOATS, KSCODELL, KS
COLBY, KSCOLDWATER, KSCOLLYER, KS
COLWICH, KSCONCORDIA, KSCONWAY, KS
CONWAY SPRINGS, KSCOOLIDGE, KSCOPELAND, KS
CORBIN, KSCORINTH, KSCORWIN, KS
COTTONWOOD FALLS, KSCOURTLAND, KSCOVERT, KS
CRAWFORD, KSCUBA, KSCULLISON, KS
CULVER, KSCUNNINGHAM, KSDAMAR, KS
DANVILLE, KSDEERFIELD, KSDEERHEAD, KS
DELPHOS, KSDENSMORE, KSDERBY, KS
DETROIT, KSDEXTER, KSDIGHTON, KS
DODGE, KSDODGE CITY, KSDORRANCE, KS
DOUGLASS, KSDOWNS, KSDRESDEN, KS
DRURY, KSDUBUQUE, KSDUNDEE, KS
DUQUOIN, KSDURHAM, KSDWIGHT, KS
EASTBOROUGH, KSEDMOND, KSEDSON, KS
ELBING, KSEL DORADO, KSELK CITY, KS
ELK FALLS, KSELKHART, KSELLINWOOD, KS
ELLIS, KSELLSWORTH, KSELMDALE, KS
ELMER, KSELYRIA, KSEMMERAM, KS
ENSIGN, KSENTERPRISE, KSESBON, KS
EUREKA, KSFAIRPORT, KSFALL RIVER, KS
FALUN, KSFLORENCE, KSFORD, KS
FORMOSO, KSFORT DODGE, KSFOWLER, KS
FREDERICK, KSFREEPORT, KSFRIEND, KS
FURLEY, KSGALATIA, KSGALVA, KS
GARDEN CITY, KSGARDEN PLAIN, KSGARFIELD, KS
GAYLORD, KSGEM, KSGENESEO, KS
GEUDA SPRINGS, KSGLADE, KSGLASCO, KS
GLENDALE, KSGLEN ELDER, KSGODDARD, KS
GOESSEL, KSGOODLAND, KSGORHAM, KS
GOVE, KSGRAINFIELD, KSGREAT BEND, KS
GREEN, KSGREENSBURG, KSGRENOLA, KS
GRETNA, KSGRIDLEY, KSGRIGSTON, KS
GRINNELL, KSGROVELAND, KSGYPSUM, KS
HADDAM, KSHALFORD, KSHALLS SUMMIT, KS
HALSTEAD, KSHAMILTON, KSHANSTON, KS
HARDTNER, KSHARGRAVE, KSHARLAN, KS
HARPER, KSHARTFORD, KSHAVANA, KS
HAVEN, KSHAVILAND, KSHAYS, KS
HAYSVILLE, KSHAZELTON, KSHEALY, KS
HEDVILLE, KSHEIZER, KSHERINGTON, KS
HERKIMER, KSHERNDON, KSHESSTON, KS
HICKOK, KSHILL CITY, KSHILLSBORO, KS
HITSCHMANN, KSHOBART, KSHOISINGTON, KS
HOLCOMB, KSHOLYROOD, KSHOMER, KS
HOMEWOOD, KSHOPE, KSHORACE, KS
HOWARD, KSHOXIE, KSHUDSON, KS
HUGOTON, KSHUNTER, KSHUTCHINSON, KS
INGALLS, KSINMAN, KSISABEL, KS
IUKA, KSJAMESTOWN, KSJENNINGS, KS
JETMORE, KSJEWELL, KSJOHNSON, KS
JOHNSON CITY, KSJUNIATA, KSKALVESTA, KS
KANOPOLIS, KSKANORADO, KSKECHI, KS
KENDALL, KSKENSINGTON, KSKINGMAN, KS
KINGSDOWN, KSKINSLEY, KSKIOWA, KS
KIRO, KSKIRWIN, KSKISMET, KS
LABETTE, KSLA CROSSE, KSLAKE CITY, KS
LAKIN, KSLAMAR, KSLAMONT, KS
LANGDON, KSLANGLEY, KSLARNED, KS
LATHAM, KSLEBANON, KSLEBO, KS
LEHIGH, KSLENORA, KSLEON, KS
LEONARDVILLE, KSLEOTI, KSLEOVILLE, KS
LE ROY, KSLEVANT, KSLEWIS, KS
LIBERAL, KSLIEBENTHAL, KSLINCOLN, KS
LINCOLNVILLE, KSLINDSBORG, KSLITTLE RIVER, KS
LOGAN, KSLONGFORD, KSLONG ISLAND, KS
LONGTON, KSLORETTA, KSLORRAINE, KS
LOST SPRINGS, KSLUCAS, KSLUDELL, KS
LURAY, KSLYONS, KSMCCONNELL AFB, KS
MCCRACKEN, KSMCDONALD, KSMACKSVILLE, KS
MCPHERSON, KSMADISON, KSMAHASKA, KS
MAIZE, KSMANCHESTER, KSMANKATO, KS
MANNING, KSMANTER, KSMAPLE CITY, KS
MARIENTHAL, KSMARION, KSMARQUETTE, KS
MATFIELD GREEN, KSMAYFIELD, KSMEADE, KS
MEDICINE LODGE, KSMEDORA, KSMELVERN, KS
MENLO, KSMENTOR, KSMIDWAY, KS
MILAN, KSMILBERGER, KSMILTON, KS
MILTONVALE, KSMINGO, KSMINNEAPOLIS, KS
MINNEOLA, KSMODOC, KSMOLINE, KS
MONTEZUMA, KSMONTROSE, KSMONUMENT, KS
MORGANVILLE, KSMORLAND, KSMOSCOW, KS
MOUNDRIDGE, KSMOUNT HOPE, KSMULLINVILLE, KS
MULVANE, KSMUNDEN, KSMUNJOR, KS
MURDOCK, KSNARKA, KSNASHVILLE, KS
NATOMA, KSNEKOMA, KSNEOSHO RAPIDS, KS
NESS CITY, KSNEW ALMELO, KSNEW CAMBRIA, KS
NEWTON, KSNICKERSON, KSNICODEMUS, KS
NIOTAZE, KSNORCATUR, KSNORTH NEWTON, KS
NORTON, KSNORWAY, KSNORWICH, KS
OAK HILL, KSOAKLAWN, KSOAKLEY, KS
OBERLIN, KSODIN, KSOFFERLE, KS
OGALLAH, KSOIL HILL, KSOKETO, KS
OLMITZ, KSOLPE, KSOSBORNE, KS
OSWEGO, KSOTEGO, KSOTIS, KS
OXFORD, KSPALCO, KSPALMER, KS
PARADISE, KSPARK, KSPARK CITY, KS
PARTRIDGE, KSPATTERSON, KSPAWNEE ROCK, KS
PAXICO, KSPEABODY, KSPECK, KS
PENALOSA, KSPENDENNIS, KSPENOKEE, KS
PERTH, KSPERU, KSPFEIFER, KS
PHILLIPSBURG, KSPIEDMONT, KSPIERCEVILLE, KS
PIXLEY, KSPLAINS, KSPLAINVILLE, KS
PLEVNA, KSPOMONA, KSPORTIS, KS
POTWIN, KSPRAIRIE VIEW, KSPRATT, KS
PRESTON, KSPRETTY PRAIRIE, KSPROTECTION, KS
QUENEMO, KSQUINTER, KSRADIUM, KS
RAGO, KSRAMONA, KSRANDALL, KS
RANSOM, KSRAYMOND, KSREADING, KS
REDWING, KSREPUBLIC, KSREXFORD, KS
RICHFIELD, KSRILEY, KSRIVERDALE, KS
ROCK, KSROLLA, KSROME, KS
ROSALIA, KSROSE HILL, KSROXBURY, KS
ROZEL, KSRUELLA, KSRULETON, KS
RUSH CENTER, KSRUSSELL, KSRUSSELL SPRINGS, KS
ST FRANCIS, KSST JOHN, KSST MARK, KS
ST PETER, KSSALINA, KSSATANTA, KS
SAWYER, KSSCANDIA, KSSCHOENCHEN, KS
SCHULTE, KSSCOTT CITY, KSSEDAN, KS
SEDGWICK, KSSELDEN, KSSELKIRK, KS
SEVERY, KSSEWARD, KSSHAFFER, KS
SHALLOW WATER, KSSHARON, KSSHARON SPRINGS, KS
SHARPE, KSSHIELDS, KSSILICA, KS
SIMPSON, KSSITKA, KSSMITH CENTER, KS
SMOLAN, KSSOLOMON, KSSOUTH HAVEN, KS
SOUTH HUTCHINSON, KSSOUTH WICHITA, KSSPEARVILLE, KS
SPEED, KSSPIVEY, KSSPRING, KS
STAFFORD, KSSTERLING, KSSTOCKTON, KS
STRAWN, KSSTRONG CITY, KSSTUDLEY, KS
STUTTGART, KSSUBLETTE, KSSUMMIT, KS
SUN CITY, KSSUSANK, KSSYLVAN GROVE, KS
SYLVIA, KSSYRACUSE, KSTALMAGE, KS
TAMPA, KSTASCO, KSTESCOTT, KS
TIMKEN, KSTIPTON, KSTORONTO, KS
TOWANDA, KSTREECE, KSTREGO CENTER, KS
TRIBUNE, KSTURON, KSUDALL, KS
ULYSSES, KSUTICA, KSVALLEY CENTER, KS
VERDI, KSVESPER, KSVICTORIA, KS
VIOLA, KSVIRGIL, KSVODA, KS
WAKEENEY, KSWALDO, KSWALKER, KS
WALLACE, KSWALTON, KSWASHINGTON, KS
WAVERLY, KSWEBBER, KSWELLINGTON, KS
WELLS, KSWESKAN, KSWESTFALL, KS
WESTPHALIA, KSWHEELER, KSWHITE CITY, KS
WHITEWATER, KSWICHITA, KSWICHITA HEIGHTS, KS
WILLIAMSBURG, KSWILLOWBROOK, KSWILMORE, KS
WILSON, KSWINDOM, KSWINFIELD, KS
WINONA, KSWOODBINE, KSWOODRUFF, KS
WOODS, KSWOODSTON, KSWRIGHT, KS
YODER, KSZENDA, KSZURICH, KS
SCHILLING AFB, KS
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