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Moving Companies in Ocala, Florida

Moving Companies in Ocala, Florida

Moving to Ocala, FL

With a population of more than 56,000 people, you will love the small town feel of Ocala, FL. Located in north central Florida, Ocala is known for its thoroughbred horses and terrain similar to Kentucky bluegrass, but you’ll have easy access to the beaches on the Florida coast. There are many great things to like about moving to Ocala, FL. Here are just a few:

The weather

It’s Florida, after all, so expect some great weather year-round! Summer highs peak at the low 90s, while winter lows stay in the 40s. You’ll get about 52 inches of rain per year in Ocala, so be sure to buy an umbrella. The area is called “kingdom of the sun,” and for good reason—the city has more days of sunshine than coastal Florida cities.

Local Economy

The city’s top employers include the Marion County Public Schools, Munroe Regional Medical Center, the State of Florida, and the Ocala Health System. The cost of living here is lower than the state average, so your hard earned money goes farther after moving to Ocala.

The location

When the beach calls your name, you can get there in no more than a 90-minute drive to either the Gulf or Atlantic coast. Ocala is also just 79 miles away from the fun attractions in Orlando! You can’t beat that! Ocala is the hub of the system of federal and state highways that crisscross America, giving it the name “Crossroads of Florida.”

Local Attractions

For some local fun, try some of these favorites!

  • Take a trip to Silver Springs Theme Park in nearby Silver Springs, FL.
  • Make a splash at Wild Waters Water Park in Ocala.Check out Ocala National Forest, with more than 600 lakes, rivers, and springs. You can swim, snorkel, and dive in the waters year-round!
  • Visit Appleton Museum, an 81,610 sq. ft. museum with 30,000 sq. ft. of gallery space.
  • Learn about racing at the Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing.Watch a show at the Ocala Civic Theater.
  • Ride horses at Cactus Jack’s Trail Rides. Swing your clubs at the Baseline Golf Course, which is surrounded with beautiful flowers.


The Marion County Public School system includes 28 elementary schools, eight middle schools, and eight high schools. There are also two schools that are combines elementary and middle school grades. There are three charter schools, one adult education center, and one exceptional educational center. In 2010, the district had 41,872 students. The Ocala area offers three higher learning institutions. The University of Florida is just 40 miles away in Gainesville.


Ocala offers a great shopping experience at the Historic Downtown Square with local businesses offering great finds at low prices. For all your favorite big shopping stores, Paddock Mall is nearby.

Explore other interesting city guides to learn more fun facts.

How to move to Ocala, FL

If you’re looking for an easy way to move to Ocala, move with U-Pack®! U-Pack is a “you pack, they drive” moving service. Our prices are comparable to truck rental, but WE do the driving!

We deliver a moving trailer or moving container to your home for you to load. Once loaded, we drive it to your new home in Ocala! Then, you unload. It’s super easy and affordable. In fact, 78% of U-Pack customers chose U-Pack because of price.

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Helpful Links

City Website
Online Newspaper
Chamber of Commerce

Station Address:
Address: 841 Nw 24Th Court
Ocala, FL 34475
United States
Phone Numbers:
Customer Service: (352) 732-8118
Fax: (352) 732-3157

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

Upcoming Holidays Observed:
Service may be curtailed. Contact local service center for details.
Monday, 5/27/2019
Thursday, 7/4/2019
Monday, 9/2/2019