The Topeka, KS terminal is closed. The Kansas City, MO terminal now delivers to the areas previously serviced by the Topeka terminal.
Moving to Topeka, KS
Located in “America’s Heartland,” Topeka is the perfect place to move to. With more than 230,000 people, Topeka is has a small town atmosphere with big city amenities. Topeka is well-known for the landmark case Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka, which overturned Plessy vs. Ferguson and declared racial segregation in public schools to be unconstitutional. In honor of the city, three U.S. Navy ships are named the USS Topeka. You will be proud to call yourself a resident of Topeka, or Topekan.
Economy: Topeka is the capital of the state of Kansas, so the state government is the largest employer in Topeka, employing over 8,000 people. Education, health, and social service industries dominate the economy after the state government. Top manufacturing companies located in Topeka include Goodyear Tire, Payless, and Frito-Lay.
Places to eat in Topeka: Experience a taste of Topeka by visiting locally-owned favorites or traditional dishes from famous chain restaurants. Topeka offers dining for every budget, from casual to elegant, fast food to coffee house, you’ll find plenty of places to eat that will hit the spot! Locals rave that Tuptim Thai, Rowhouse Restaurant, and Chez Yasu French Restaurant are the must-try restaurants after you’ve moved to Topeka.
Things to do after moving to Topeka
There are so many fun things to do in Topeka; we’ve made a list of some things you just can’t miss!
- Brown vs. Board National Historic Site and Museum
- Kansas Children’s Discovery Center
- Kansas Museum of History
- Topeka Zoological Park
- Downtown Topeka Farmer’s Market
Education: Your kids will join one of four school districts that serve the Topeka area. USD 345 Seaman serves north Topeka, USD 437 serves Auburn-Washburn serves west and southwest Topeka, USD 450 Shawnee Heights serves extreme east and southeast Topeka, and USD 501 Topeka serves inner-city Topeka. You will find several private schools in the area.
Weather: In 2007, Forbes named Topeka one of the leading U.S. cities with the biggest variations in temperature, precipitation, and wind. With that being said, you’ll need to be prepared for any kind of weather, especially thunderstorms that can yield tornadoes. You won’t have much snowfall, but there are on average 100 days of measurable precipitation each year in Topeka.
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What’s the best part? You only pay for the space you use, saving you money and letting you control the final price of your move! Our customers love the affordable pricing, too. In fact, 78% of U-Pack customers chose to move with U-Pack because of the price!
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