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Tyler, TX

Tyler, TX

Are you planning a move to Tyler?

Named after former President John Tyler, Tyler, TX is located in East Texas and is half-way between Dallas and Shreveport. Almost 100,000 people call the city home, and soon, you will too! With a growing community and lots of opportunity, Tyler has much to offer. Let’s take a look at even more benefits of starting a new life in Tyler.


There’s a lot to enjoy after moving to Tyler, TX.


The benefits of moving to Tyler, TX

Economy. Tyler’s growing economy attracts many businesses. In fact, big corporations like the Brookshire Grocery Company is headquarter in the city. Tyler also has a major medical center that serves the East Texas area, providing plenty of jobs. Other top employers in the area include the school district and manufacturing companies. The economy is also driven by tourism for one thing – roses.

Yes, it may seem strange for a flower to be a town’s main attraction, but roses are a big deal in Tyler. Tyler is nicknamed the “Rose Capital of the World” for its large quantity of rose bushes and for its annual rose garden festival (it’s the largest in the country). In fact, the area produces 20% of the commercial rose bushes in the country. One thing’s for sure – there’s no excuse not to give or receive roses on Valentine’s Day in Tyler.

Education. Tyler is an education town. The University of Texas at Tyler, the University of Texas Health Center at Tyler, Tyler Junior College, and Texas College all call the city home, so there are plenty of higher education opportunities. If you’re moving to Tyler with children, they will find the Tyler Independent School District to be a great place for their education. The district in the largest in Northeast Texas and enrolls more than 17,000 students. There are two high schools, six middle schools, 17 elementary schools, two alternative schools, and a special education campus.

Did you know? Tyler, TX is the birthplace of the Adopt-a-Highway program. The first adopted highway was a stretch of US 69.

Location. Not only is Tyler located between two major U.S. cities (Dallas and Shreveport), it’s also just south of Interstate 20 and is only 3 hours away from Houston (or Galveston for those of you who need a weekend trip to the beach!). As for geography, the area surrounding Tyler is very pleasant – there are forests, rolling hills, lakes, and pastures.

Recreation. No matter what you like to do, you’ll find it in Tyler. For shopping, there’s the Broadway Square Mall along with many other shops and stores. If you enjoy the outdoors, there are lakes, golf courses, and the Tyler State Park, which offers camping, hiking, biking, and more! For family fun, there’s the Caldwell Zoo, the Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge, Cherokee Trace Drive Thru Safari Park, and the Brookshire’s World of Wildlife Museum and Country Store.

Historical homes. If you love old homes, you’ll love Tyler. There are several historical homes in the area you can tour for free!

Come smell the roses in Tyler, TX!

Do you want to move to Tyler in an affordable, reliable, and quick way? Just Go U-Pack®! U-Pack is a moving option that customers love because you don’t have to drive a rental truck. It works like this: We bring you a container or trailer right to your door to fill up. You pack and load it, and we do all the driving. We’ll deliver your belongings direct to your new home in Tyler.

The best part is that U-Pack prices are often comparable to truck rental. This means you can still save money on your move without driving a rental. Now that’s convenient!

Are you ready to move with U-Pack? Get a free moving quote and compare to other moving companies in Tyler, TX. We drive. You save.®

Moving to Tyler Related Resources

City Website

Chamber of Commerce

Visitor’s Center

Station Address:
Address: 3201 Gentry Parkway W
Tyler, TX 75702
United States
Phone Numbers:
Customer Service: (903) 592-0855
Fax: (903) 592-7080

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