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Moving Companies in Altoona, PA

Moving Companies in Altoona, PA

Moving to Altoona
If you are moving to Altoona, PA, you'll find a city which is steeped in the history of the railroad. Altoona, founded by the Pennsylvania Railroad, was targeted by Confederate General Robert E. Lee during the Civil War, and again by Nazi saboteurs during World War II, each hoping to compromise opposing forces by causing damage to this important rail city. The Horseshoe Curve, a famous curved section of track owned by the Pennsylvania Railroad, has become a tourist attraction and National Historic Landmark. What else makes moving to Altoona, Pennsylvania so great? Let’s take a look!

  • Altoona’s metro area has 127,089 residents. The metro area is comprised of many townships including Holidaysburg, Allegheny, Blair, and Franktown.
  • There are numerous neighborhoods in Altoona, so you are sure to find the one that suits your needs. Take a tour around town, or discuss the different areas with your realtor. Be sure and check out Center City (industrial, commercial, and residential), Downtown (straddles the infamous railroads), and Garden Heights (a residential area). Older districts are full of rowhouses, typical of the rail workers back in the day.
  • Altoona was founded as a railroad town, but today the major industries are healthcare, retail, and the service industry.
  • There are over 20 parks in Altoona, including Lakemont Park which is an amusement park featuring the world’s oldest operating wooden roller coast. Leap-the-Dips was built in 1902.
  • If you are moving to Altoona, PA with children, they will enjoy being a part of the Altoona Area School District. The district provides 12 campuses for 8,400 students. The school district is also ISO 9001 Certified, which is a quality management standard and leads to a better school district.
  • For higher education, you can attend Penn State Altoona or a number of technical schools in the area.
  • The weather in Altoona is great for fun in the sun during the warm months. Summers are mild with temps in the 80s. There is some humidity, but it isn’t unbearable. The winters will provide you with plenty of opportunities to go sledding! Altoona receives around 60” annually, with winter temps averaging in the mid-20s.
  • If you want to take a road trip to a bigger city for some fun, Pittsburg and Harrisburg are both about a two hours’ drive away.
  • Altoona supports a minor league baseball team, the Altoona Curve, an affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Curve has been the AA team with the best attendance for many years, so the fans are dedicated!

U-Pack Moving vs. Other Altoona Moving Companies
Compare U-Pack Moving to other Altoona moving companies. Like full service movers, U-Pack does all the driving (so you don’t have to worry about driving a rental truck to Altoona, especially if you are moving in the snowy winter!). U-Pack offers self-moves, where you pack and load your stuff, but then we deliver it right to your door in Altoona. With a nationwide service area, U-Pack is ready to get your stuff safely and quickly to Altoona. Get your free moving quote and save big on your move.  Explore our over 230 service centers here. 

Station Address:
Address: 1513 Old Route 22
Duncansville, PA 16635
United States
Phone Numbers:
Customer Service: (814) 695-5305
Fax: (814) 695-0899

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