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Quincy, IL

Quincy, IL

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Known as the “Gem City,” Quincy is located along the Mississippi River in Adams County, Illinois. Its metro area has about 300,000 people, but Quincy itself has about 40,000 residents. Today, Quincy is a river city. In 2010, Forbes Magazine named 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!

Why you’ll love moving to Quincy

Location. Quincy’s location is ideal for weekend getaways. It’s about 2.5 hours away from St. Louis, 5 hours away from Chicago, and 4 always away from Kansas City.

Low cost of living. It doesn’t take much to live in Quincy. The cost of living for the city is well below the national average for food, utilities, and other costs.

Attractions. Quincy is known for its architecture and history. Be sure to visit the Quincy Museum, John Wood Manson, 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 even that shows recently released 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 in the area. There are a total of three districts in the area. For higher education, John Wood Community College, Vatterott Technical College, and the Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing are all located in Quincy. Western Illinois College, LaGrange College, and Culver-Stockton College are all located within driving distance of Quincy in nearby MacombHannibal, 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 reaches into the 90s, while the winter low remains at or below freezing. Overall, you’ll find that the weather in Quincy is just fine!

Quincy Park District. The district was formed in 1940, and includes 26 parks over 1,000 acres. Mounds Park and Wavering Park both have swimming pools. Wavering Park also has a baseball and softball field. Moorman Park has a batting cage and mini golf course, while Deer Park includes a mini zoo. Be sure to check out all 26 parks to see which one is your favorite to visit!

Moving to Quincy with U-Pack®

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

Here’s how it works:

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. Now that’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 a rental!

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Quincy moving resources

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Station Address:
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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Upcoming Holidays Observed:
Service may be curtailed. Contact local service center for details.
Thursday, 11/22/2018
Friday, 11/23/2018
Monday, 12/24/2018
Tuesday, 12/25/2018
Tuesday, 1/1/2019