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Moving Companies in Akron, Ohio

Moving Companies in Akron, Ohio

Moving to Akron, OH
Akron, Oh is the fifth largest city in Ohio. It is located in the Great Lakes region, approximately 39 miles away from Lake Erie. Its metro area has about 2.7 million people (including Cleveland). Residents of Akron refer to themselves of Akronites. The city has been called “Rubber City,” “City of Invention,” and the “Rubber Capital of the World.” What else makes moving to Akron so exciting? Keep reading!

Did you know that Lebron James is from Akron? He, along with his teammates, won the 2011 NBA Championships.

Weather
The city has a humid continental climate, meaning you can enjoy cold winters, warm, humid summers, cool springs, and dry autumns. Summer has the most rainfall and the most sunshine, and autumn has the least. The cloudiest month is December. Winters stay in the 30s, but can drop into the teens on occasion. The city averages about 46 inches of snow per winter. During the summer, temps stay in the 80s to 90s, with frequent thunderstorms.

Neighborhoods
Akron has 24 neighborhoods, with three that are “unincorporated” communities recognized in the city.

Culture
For the arts, Akron is home to three performance halls, the largest one being the E.J. Thomas Hall. You can find acts by the Akron Symphony Orchestra, Tuesday Musical Club, and the Children’s Concert Society. Be sure to visit the Akron Art Museum also located downtown.

The Rubber City
Akron is known as the Rubber City because Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company was founded there.

Akron Events
There are a lot of great events year-round in Akron. The PGA World Golf Champions compete in the Bridgestone Invitational at the Firestone Country Club. The All-American Soap Box Derby has its world championship race at Derby Downs. There’s a national Hamburger Festival, too!

What’s to eat
Did you know that several Akron residents helped define American cuisine? Fredinand Schumacher created the first American oatmeal and is the creator of breakfast cereal. The company he founded quickly became Quaker Oats Company. The Menches brothers are the inventors of the waffle ice cream cone, caramel corn, and hamburger.

Sports
Catch an Akron Aeros (baseball), Racers (fast pitch), and the Rollergirls (roller derby) game! You can also cheer on the Akron Zips at the University of Akron. The men’s basketball team appeared in the 2011 NCAA Tournament.

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On the way to Akron
If you’re thinking about moving to Akron, go U-Pack!

U-Pack is a “you pack, they drive” moving service. U-Pack rates are comparable to truck rental, but you don’t have to drive!

U-Pack customers call it a win-win! You see, U-Pack delivers a moving trailer or moving container to your home. You load. Then, U-Pack drives your belongings to your new home in Akron! You unload.

It’s really easy (and stress-free) to move with U-Pack!

78% of U-Pack customers chose U-Pack because of price. Get a free moving quote to see how much a move to Akron will cost with U-Pack! 

Station Address:
Address: 344 Portage Blvd
Kent, OH 44240
United States
Phone Numbers:
Customer Service: (330) 673-8545
Fax: (330) 673-3277

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