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Erie, PA

Erie, PA

Moving to Erie, PA?

In Erie, there's something for everyone. Among many other things, Erie is a fisherman's dream, a bird watcher's paradise, and a shopper's haven. Field & Stream magazine called it one of the op 20 family fishing spots in the nation and Birders World magazine called it one of the country's top birding spots. It's also a great place to shop since clothing can be purchased in Pennsylvania tax-free. What else makes moving to Erie so great? Keep reading to find out!

You’ll love the beautiful views after moving to Erie, PA.

10 Things You’ll Love after Moving to Erie, PA

1.    Population. Erie is the 4th largest city in Pennsylvania, with 102,000 residents. The metropolitan area consists of 280,000 people.

2.    Location. Erie is located near Cleveland, OHBuffalo, NY, and Pittsburgh, PA – making it accessible to many great opportunities.

3.    Nickname. Erie is called the Gem City because of the “sparkling” Lake Erie.

4.    Climate. Erie is located in the snow belt stretching from Cleveland to Watertown, making winters cold and full of lake effect snow. Erie is the 6th snowiest place in the US with an average of 100+ inches annually, so be sure and pack your sled and gloves when moving to Erie! When the snow melts, spring and summer are quite enjoyable in Erie, with average summer highs in the mid-to-high 70s. Very pleasant weather.

5.    Economy. Erie is the corporate headquarters of GE Transportation, Erie Insurance Group, and Marquette Savings Bank. There are many other major employers in the area.

6.    Arts and Culture. Erie is home to many performance groups and venues including the Erie Philharmonic, Warner Theater, and the Erie Playhouse. There are fun events in town such as the Great Lakes Independent Film Festival and Roar on the Shore motorcycle rally.

7.    Sports. There are many semi-pro and professional teams in the area. The Erie Seawolves (AA baseball), Erie Otters (hockey), Erie Explosion (indoor football), Erie Illusion (women’s football), Erie BayHawks (NBA Development League) all play games in town. You can also catch a college sports event or a NASCAR or horse race as well.

8.    Recreation. Lake Erie provides countless opportunities for recreation, with over 4 million visitors a year visiting Presque Isle State Park. Or you can get your kicks at Splash Lagoon water park or Waldameer Park amusement park.

9.    Shopping. There is plenty of shopping to do at one of the largest malls in America, Milcreek Mall. Featuring stores like Abercrombie & Fitch, Build-a-Bear Workshop, Macy’s, PacSun, Sears, and more – you’ll be able to find anything you need there.

10.  Education. The Erie School District serves over 12,000 students in 18 schools, breeding a culture of “high expectations, collaboration, respect, and accountability.”

Moving to Erie with U-Pack®

Since you're moving to Erie, it makes sense to choose U-Pack. Why? Because when moving to Erie, you want a move that is simple, affordable, and convenient. A move with U-Pack fits that bill! It works like this: U-Pack delivers a moving trailer or moving container to your home. You load and then we drive your stuff to your new home in the Erie, PA area. You unload. U-Pack is so great because you never have to stress or pay for truck rental. No worrying about driving a big rental truck, especially if you are moving during Erie’s snowy winters! Also, you don’t have to pay for fuel, taxes, insurance, or mileage. It is all included in your U-Pack cost!

Get a free moving quote and see how you can move with U-Pack. Our prices are competitive with other moving options, but with U-Pack, you get perks such as no driving, 24 hour online tracking, door-to-door service, and flexible loading and unloading.

Compare your U-Pack moving price to other Erie moving companies. You'll save with U-Pack!

Resources for Moving to Erie, PA

City Website
Chamber of Commerce
Visitor Information
Public Schools

Station Address:
Address: 1815 E 12Th St
Erie, PA 16511
United States
Mailing Address: 1815 E 12Th St
Erie, PA 16511
United States
Phone Numbers:
Customer Service: (814) 455-4401
Fax: (814) 455-8689

If we are not able to provide door-to-door delivery to your city near Erie, PA, you can save money by loading or unloading at the ABF service center conveniently located in Erie, PA. If you do not see the city you are moving to or from on the list below, call 800-240-7422 and a friendly, knowledgeable ABF U-Pack Moving Coordinator will gladly help.

Cities Served:
ALLENTOWN, NYASHVILLE, NYBARCELONA, NY
BEMUS POINT, NYBROCTON, NYBUSTI, NY
CASSADAGA, NYCELORON, NYCHAUTAUQUA, NY
CHERRY CREEK, NYCLYMER, NYDEWITTVILLE, NY
DUNKIRK, NYEAST RANDOLPH, NYELLERY CENTER, NY
ELLINGTON, NYELMHURST, NYFALCONER, NY
FENTONVILLE, NYFINDLEY LAKE, NYFREDONIA, NY
FREWSBURG, NYGERRY, NYGREENHURST, NY
JAMESTOWN, NYKENNEDY, NYLAKEWOOD, NY
LAONA, NYLEON, NYLEVANT, NY
LILY DALE, NYMAPLE SPRINGS, NYMAYVILLE, NY
NORTH CLYMER, NYPANAMA, NYPORTLAND, NY
RANDOLPH, NYRIPLEY, NYSHERMAN, NY
SINCLAIRVILLE, NYSTOCKTON, NYSTOW, NY
VAN BUREN POINT, NYWEST ELLICOTT, NYWESTFIELD, NY
AKELEY, PAALBION, PABEAR LAKE, PA
BELLE VALLEY, PABROOKSTON, PABULLION, PA
CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, PACARLTON, PACENTERVILLE, PA
CHAPMANVILLE, PACHERRY TREE, PACLARENDON, PA
COAL HILL, PACOCHRANTON, PACOLUMBUS, PA
CONNEAUT LAKE, PACONNEAUTVILLE, PACOOPERSTOWN, PA
CORRY, PACRANBERRY, PACRANESVILLE, PA
DIAMOND, PAEAST SPRINGFIELD, PAEAST TITUSVILLE, PA
EDINBORO, PAELGIN, PAENTERPRISE, PA
ERIE, PAFAIRVIEW, PAFRANKLIN, PA
GALLOWAY, PAGARLAND, PAGENEVA, PA
GIRARD, PAGLADE, PAGRAND VALLEY, PA
GUYS MILLS, PAHAMMETT, PAHANNASVILLE, PA
HARBORCREEK, PAHARMONSBURG, PAHYDETOWN, PA
IRVINE, PAKANEVILLE, PAKEARSARGE, PA
KENNERDELL, PALAKE CITY, PALANDER, PA
LAWRENCE PARK, PALINESVILLE, PAMCKEAN, PA
MEADVILLE, PAMILLCREEK TOWNSHIP, PAMILL VILLAGE, PA
MOORHEADVILLE, PANEWMANSVILLE, PANORTH EAST, PA
NORTH SPRINGFIELD, PANORTH WARREN, PANORTHWEST HARBORCREEK, PA
OIL CITY, PAPALMER, PAPEARL, PA
PITTSFIELD, PAPITTSVILLE, PAPLEASANTVILLE, PA
PLUMER, PAPOLK, PAPRESIDENT, PA
RENO, PARICEVILLE, PAROCKLAND, PA
ROCKY GROVE, PAROUSEVILLE, PARUSSELL, PA
SAEGERTOWN, PASAYBROOK, PASENECA, PA
SHEFFIELD, PASPARTANSBURG, PASPRINGBORO, PA
SPRING CREEK, PASTARBRICK, PASTERRETTANIA, PA
SUGARCREEK, PASUGAR GROVE, PASWANVILLE, PA
TIDIOUTE, PATIONESTA, PATITUSVILLE, PA
TORPEDO, PATOWNVILLE, PAUNION CITY, PA
UTICA, PAVAN, PAVENANGO, PA
WALLACEVILLE, PAWARREN, PAWATERFORD, PA
WATTSBURG, PAWESLEYVILLE, PAWEST HICKORY, PA
WEST SPRINGFIELD, PAWOODCOCK, PAYOUNGSVILLE, PA
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Service may be curtailed. Contact local service center for details.