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Columbia, SC

Columbia, SC

Moving to Columbia, SC
Columbia rests in the heart of South Carolina, proudly serving as the state's capital. Columbia is also home to the University of South Carolina, where over 28,000 students cheer on the SC Gamecocks each year. With the capital and a major university in the vicinity, it's no surprise Columbia enjoys a thriving economy. 14 Fortune 500 companies have operations in Columbia, along with key employer and healthcare provider Palmetto Health. 

Things to do
If you're moving to Columbia, you should know that the city is definitely not all work and no play! Over 35 parks, six performing arts theaters, four museums, and countless festivals can all be found in Columbia. Take a float trip down the Columbia Canal, stroll through the shops in the Five Points neighborhood, or enjoy a day with the kids at EdVenture-the largest interactive children's museum in the South.

Education
If you have school-aged children, they’ll either attend Richland County School District One or School District Two in Columbia. School district one is made up of 29 elementary schools, nine middle schools, eight high schools, and two charter schools. School district two is made up of 18 elementary schools, seven middle schools, five high schools, and one charter high school. There are also several private schools in the Columbia area, too.

Location and Climate
Columbia is surrounded by three rivers, giving it the name “The Columbia Riverbanks Region.” The city is halfway between the Atlantic Ocean and Blue Ridge Mountains. You’ll experience mild winters, warm springs and falls, and hot, humid summers. The most precipitation falls in the summer months. Annual average rainfall is 45 inches. Snow is rare in the area.

Columbia Claim to Fame
Columbia was ranked #60 out of 354 metro areas in America’s Top-Rated Cities by the Places Rated Almanac. Here are some more great claims to fame for Columbia:

  • One of America’s best places to retire
  • #63 out of 322 for sports climate
  • #96 out of 200 metros of Best Places for Business and Careers
  • #8 Hot Mid-Size Cities for Entrepreneurs
  • #41 Best Cities for Women
  • The best mid-sized college town in the country
  • One of America’s most livable cities
  • America’s 50 Hottest cities for business and expansions

How Does Moving To Columbia with U-Pack® Work?

It's easy: U-Pack drops off a moving trailer or moving container at your door. You load.  We drive it  to your new home in Columbia.  You unload.  Best of all, U-Pack prices already include the fuel, taxes, and driver.

With U-Pack, you'll get the cost savings of a rental truck combined with the convenience associated with full-service movers.  And unlike most Columbia moving companies, we can move you just about anywhere in the U.S. within 2 to 5 business days.  Faster, safer, and affordable-U-Pack! We drive. You save. ®

Get a free moving quote to find how much you can save on moving to Columbia with U-Pack.

Helpful Links for Moving to Columbia
City Website
Visitor’s Website

Station Address:
Address: 7424 Fairfield Rd
Columbia, SC 29203
United States
Mailing Address: 7424 Fairfield Rd
Columbia, SC 29203
United States
Phone Numbers:
Customer Service: (803) 786-7450
Fax: (803) 754-5380

If we are not able to provide door-to-door delivery to your city near Columbia, SC, you can save money by loading or unloading at the service center conveniently located in Columbia, SC. 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:
ADGER, SCALCOLU, SCALCOT, SC
ARDEN, SCASHWOOD, SCBADHAM, SC
BALLENTINE, SCBAMBERG, SCBARR, SC
BECKHAMVILLE, SCBLACKSTOCK, SCBLACKVILLE, SC
BLAIR, SCBLYTHEWOOD, SCBOLEN, SC
BOOKMAN, SCBORDEN, SCBOWMAN, SC
BOYD, SCBOYDS, SCBOYKIN, SC
BRANCHVILLE, SCBYRD, SCCADES, SC
CAMDEN, SCCAMERON, SCCAMEX, SC
CAPITOL VIEW, SCCASSATT, SCCAYCE, SC
CAYCE WEST COLUMBIA, SCCHAPIN, SCCHAPPELLS, SC
CLYBURN, SCCOLUMBIA, SCCONGAREE, SC
COPE, SCCORDESVILLE, SCCORDOVA, SC
CORNWELL, SCDALZELL, SCDAVIS STATION, SC
DE KALB, SCDELMAR, SCDENMARK, SC
DENTSVILLE, SCDIXIANA, SCDORANGE, SC
DORCHESTER, SCDUTCH FORK, SCEASTMAN, SC
EASTOVER, SCEAU CLAIRE, SCEDMUND, SC
EHRHARDT, SCELGIN, SCELLOREE, SC
EUTAWVILLE, SCFIVE POINTS, SCFOREST ACRES, SC
FORESTON, SCFORT JACKSON, SCFORT MOTTE, SC
FROST, SCFRUIT HILL, SCGABLE, SC
GADSDEN, SCGASTON, SCGIANT, SC
GILBERT, SCGREAT FALLS, SCGREELEYVILLE, SC
GROVER, SCHAGOOD, SCHARLEYVILLE, SC
HARVIN, SCH & B JUNCTION, SCHELENA, SC
HOLLY HILL, SCHOPKINS, SCHORATIO, SC
HORREL HILL, SCIRMO, SCJACKSONBORO, SC
JALAPA, SCJENKINSVILLE, SCJORDAN, SC
KATHWOOD, SCKERSHAW, SCKILLIAN, SC
KINGVILLE, SCKINSLER, SCLEESVILLE, SC
LEXINGTON, SCLIBERTY HILL, SCLIBERTY HILL, SC
LIMP, SCLITTLE MOUNTAIN, SCLIVINGSTON, SC
LODGE, SCLONE STAR, SCLONGTOWN, SC
LUGOFF, SCLYKESLAND, SCMACEDON, SC
MANNING, SCMANVILLE, SCMAYESVILLE, SC
MERCHANT, SCMILLFORD, SCMITFORD, SC
MONETTA, SCMONTICELLO, SCMOUNT WILLING, SC
NEESES, SCNESMITH, SCNEWBERRY, SC
NEW ZION, SCNORTH, SCNORWAY, SC
OAKHURST, SCOLAR, SCOLD TOWN, SC
OLYMPIA MILLS, SCORANGEBURG, SCOSWEGO, SC
OWDOMS, SCPARLERS, SCPARR, SC
PAXVILLE, SCPEAK, SCPELION, SC
PERRY, SCPINERIDGE, SCPINEWOOD, SC
PINOPOLIS, SCPOMARIA, SCPONTIAC, SC
PREGNALL, SCPROSPERITY, SCRED BANK, SC
REEVESVILLE, SCREMBERT, SCREYNOLD, SC
RICHTEX, SCRIDGEWAY, SCRIMINI, SC
RION, SCROSINVILLE, SCROWESVILLE, SC
RUFFIN, SCST ANDREWS, SCST CHARLES, SC
ST GEORGE, SCST MATTHEWS, SCST PAUL, SC
SALLEY, SCSALTERS, SCSALUDA, SC
SALUDA GARDENS, SCSAMARIA, SCSANTEE, SC
SARDINIA, SCSEIVERN, SCSHANDON, SC
SHAW AFB, SCSHELTON, SCSHULER, SC
SILVER, SCSILVERSTREET, SCSIMPSON, SC
SLIGHS, SCSMALLWOOD, SCSMOAKS, SC
SOUTH CONGAREE, SCSOUTH SUMTER, SCSPRINGDALE, SC
SPRINGFIELD, SCSTATEBURG, SCSTATE COLLEGE, SC
STATE PARK, SCSTEEDMAN, SCSTILTON, SC
STOCKMAN, SCSTROTHER, SCSUMMERTON, SC
SUMMIT, SCSUMTER, SCSUMTER SOUTHWEST, SC
SWANSEA, SCTHOR, SCUNIVERSITY, SC
VALENCIA HEIGHTS, SCVANCE, SCWAGENER, SC
WARD, SCWATEREE, SCWEDGEFIELD, SC
WEST COLUMBIA, SCWESTVILLE, SCWHITE OAK, SC
WHITE ROCK, SCWILLIAMS, SCWILSON, SC
WINNSBORO, SCWISACKY, SCWOLFTON, SC
WOODFIELD, SCWOODFORD, SCWOODROW, SC
WOODWARD, SC
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Service may be curtailed. Contact local service center for details.