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Flint, MI

Flint, MI


Flint, MI

Moving to Flint, MI
Located northwest of Detroit, you’ll find the cozy town of Flint, MI. With a population of more than 100,000, you’ll fit right into the 7th largest city in Michigan. Here’s what you need to know about moving to Flint:

It’s best known for the birthplace of General Motors (GM), as well as the Flint Sit-Down Strike of 1936-37. The strike helped to form the United Auto Workers group.

The weather is great. You’ll experience four distinct seasons in Flint. Summers are warm and humid, while winters are cold and snowy. Average summer temps reside in the mid-70s to high 80s, while winter temps remain below freezing. The city receives about 48 inches of snow on average annually, so be sure to bundle up when you go outside.

For sports, you can cheer on the Michigan Warriors (hockey), the Flint Rogues (rugby), or one of three semi pro football teams. 2009 Heisman trophy winner Mark Ingram is from Flint.

You kids will have plenty of educational opportunities in Flint. Flint Community Schools provide K-12 public education. There are 25 elementary schools, a gender based 7-8 academy, and three high schools within the district. There are a couple of private schools located in Flint, as well as the Michigan School for the Deaf.

Higher education institutions in Flint include the University of Michigan at Flint, Kettering University (engineering school), Mott Community College, and Central Michigan University satellite campus.

The arts are alive and thriving in Flint. The Flint Cultural Center campus is the educational and entertainment resource in the Flint area. It has a 2,000 seat professional performing arts venue, called the Whiting, that invites Broadway, music, dance, theatre, and comedy throughout the year. Past performances include Bill Cosby, STOMP, and Hairspray. The Whiting is also home to the Flint Symphony Orchestra.

Eat local goodness by shopping at the Flint Farmer’s Market! It’s inside in during the summer and the winter, allowing you to shop comfortably from your neighbors and friends.

Don’t miss Crossroads Village and Huckleberry Railroad. You’ll see more than 34 historic structures. It’s like taking a trip back in time!

The US 23 Drive Theater has three screens to choose from! They play the latest movies, so don’t miss out on a unique way to “go the movies” in Flint. You can even get concessions beyond popcorn and coke, like grilled burgers, chicken tenders, French fries, nachos, mozzarella sticks, corn dogs, pizza, cotton candy, and even ice cream! Hungry yet?

Getting to Flint
When planning your move to Flint, check out U-Pack® Moving. U-Pack is a “you pack, we drive” moving service that has prices comparable to truck rental, but you don’t have to drive! Here’s how it works:

  • U-Pack delivers a moving trailer or moving container to your home.
  • You load.
  • U-Pack drives your belongings to your new home in Flint.
  • You unload.

U-Pack rates are affordable. Get a free moving quote to see how much you can save on your move to Flint with U-Pack! We drive. You save. ®

Flint Moving Links
City Website
Public Schools
Online Newspaper

The service center for Flint, MI is located in Auburn Hills, MI.

Information about Flint, MI

Est. Population: 111475
County: Genesee
Latitude: 43.0167
Longitude: -83.6833
Zip Codes: 48502
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