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Richmond, VA

Richmond, VA

Welcome to Richmond!

Richmond is home to more than 210,000 people, and they are ready to welcome you as the newest resident! As the capital of Virginia, you’ll enjoy being in the center of it all. Keep reading to learn more about Richmond and why making Richmond your new home is a great idea!

Get out and explore after moving to Richmond!

Why moving to Richmond is a great idea

Awards and rankings for 2014

  • Best City for 4th of July Celebrations by Wallethub.com
  • #3 on Best Mid-Sized Cities in America for Food Lovers by MyLife.com
  • Named New Runner Friendly Community  by Road Runners Club of America
  • #9 Top 10 Cities for Responsive Open Government by Livability.com
  • #5 Top Affordable Cities to Buy a Home by HomeInsurance.com

Location: Richmond is in a great location, just 120 miles of Washington D.C., 70 miles east of Charlottesville, and 55 miles west of Williamsburg. If you’re craving some waves, Virginia Beach is just two hours away!

NASCAR: The Richmond International Raceway hosts the NASCAR Spring Cup Series and Nationwide Series. If you love racing, you’ll love moving to Richmond!

Weather: Richmond has great weather, with hot summers and mild winters. The mountains act like a barrier to the extreme cold. Snowfall is about 12 inches annually, so you can still get in your time on the sled. In the summer, temps are in the mid-80s so you can enjoy all your favorite activities.

Did you know? Thomas Jefferson designed the Virginia State Capitol building and Patrick Henry delivered his “Give me liberty or give me death” speech in St. John’s Church.

Southern hospitality: The people of Richmond are some of the friendliest people you’ll ever meet. When you move to Richmond, you’ll be immersed in all things southern. Have you practiced saying “y’all” yet?

Things to do in Richmond

  • Watch your favorite band perform at the National.
  • Buy fresh produce and other goods at the 17th Street Farmer’s Market (one of the oldest public farmer’s markets in the nation).
  • Watch the Redskins practice during the summer (their training camp is located in Richmond).
  • Watch recently released movies for only $2 at The Byrd Theater.
  • Enjoy the murals every year. The city hosts the Richmond Mural Project in hopes to becoming a top destination for murals in the U.S.
  • Discover the James Park River System – it covers 550 acres of shorelines and islands!
  • Take a walk through history, literally. The Richmond Slave Trail (self-guided) is well worth your time.
  • Hop on a Riverfront Canal Cruise!
  • Listen to traditional folk music at the annual Folk Festival (free admission).
  • See beautiful art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

Education: Richmond Public Schools serves over 23,000 students and is comprised of 26 elementary schools, eight middle schools, five comprehensive high schools, three specialty schools, and one charter school. For higher education, the city offers the University of Richmond, Virginia Commonwealth University, and J. Sergeant Reynolds Community College, to name a few!

Moving to Richmond with U-Pack®

Now that you know a little bit more about Richmond, it’s time to decide how you’ll move there. U-Pack is an affordable solution that can save you time and money. In fact, 78% of U-Pack customers chose U-Pack because of the price. Here’s how it works:

  • We deliver the trailer or container to your home.
  • You load.
  • We drive to your new home.
  • You unload.
  • We pick up.

Yes, it’s that easy! U-Pack averages transit times of 2-5 business days, so you get your things fast.

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Richmond Resources

City Website

Visitor’s Site

Chamber of Commerce

Station Address:
Address: 6810 Hull St Rd
Richmond, VA 23224
United States
Phone Numbers:
Customer Service: (804) 745-2881
Fax: (804) 276-8942

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

Cities Served:
CRUMPLER, NCGLADE VALLEY, NCGRASSY CREEK, NC
IVANHOE, NCLOWGAP, NCPINEY CREEK, NC
ROARING GAP, NCSCOTTVILLE, NCTHURMOND, NC
UNION MILLS, NCZIRCONIA, NCWARRENSBURG, TN
ALBERTA, VAALFONSO, VAALLWINGTON, VA
ALPHA, VAAMELIA, VAAMELIA COURT HOUSE, VA
AMONATE, VAAMPTHILL, VAANGOLA, VA
APPOMATTOX, VAARODA, VAARRINGTON, VA
ARVONIA, VAASHLAND, VAAUGUSTA SPRINGS, VA
AVON, VAAYLETT, VABACOVA, VA
BANCO, VABARHAMSVILLE, VABARREN SPRINGS, VA
BATESVILLE, VABATTERY PARK, VABEAUMONT, VA
BEAUMONT LEARNING CENTER, VABEAVERDAM, VABELLBLUFF, VA
BELLWOOD, VABELROI, VABELVOIR, VA
BENSLEY, VABENT MOUNTAIN, VABERGTON, VA
BERKELEY, VABERMUDA HUNDRED, VABESTLAND, VA
BETHEL, VABINNS HALL, VABISCOE, VA
BLACKSTONE, VABLUE GRASS, VABOHANNON, VA
BOISSEVAIN, VABON AIR, VABOSWELLS TAVERN, VA
BOTHA, VABOTTOM BRIDGE, VABOWLERS WHARF, VA
BOWLING GREEN, VABRAYS, VABREMO BLUFF, VA
BRIERY BRANCH, VABROADFORD, VABRODNAX, VA
BROOKE, VABROWNSBURG, VABROWNS CORNER, VA
BRUCETOWN, VABRUINGTON, VABRYANT, VA
BUCKINGHAM, VABUCKINGHAM, VABUMPASS, VA
BURGESS, VABURKEVILLE, VABURNSVILLE, VA
BURNT CHIMNEYS, VABURR HILL, VACALLAO, VA
CALLAWAY, VACAMP PICKETT, VACANTERBURY HILLS, VA
CARDINAL, VACARET, VACARMEL CHURCH, VA
CARRSBROOK, VACARSON, VACARTERSVILLE, VA
CARYSBROOK, VACASANOVA, VACATAWBA, VA
CAUTHORNVILLE, VACENTER CROSS, VACENTRAL GARAGE, VA
CENTRALIA, VACERES, VACHAMPLAIN, VA
CHANCE, VACHARLES CITY, VACHARLOTTE COURTHOUSE, VA
CHECK, VACHESTER, VACHESTERFIELD, VA
CHESTER GAP, VACHRISTCHURCH, VACHURCH ROAD, VA
CHURCH VIEW, VACLAREMONT, VACLOVER HILL, VA
COBBS CREEK, VACOBHAM, VACOCHRAN, VA
COLEMAN FALLS, VACOLES POINT, VACOLONIAL BEACH, VA
COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VACOLTHURST, VACOLUMBIA, VA
COMMONWEALTH, VACONCORD, VACONICVILLE, VA
COOTES STORE, VACOPPER HILL, VACORBIN, VA
COVESVILLE, VACRAIGSVILLE, VACREWE, VA
CRIDERS, VACRIGLERSVILLE, VACRIMORA, VA
CRIPPLE CREEK, VACROCKETT, VACROZIER, VA
CRYSTAL HILL, VACULLEN, VACUMBERLAND, VA
CUMNOR, VADABNEYS, VADAHLGREN, VA
DAMASCUS, VADEERFIELD, VADELTAVILLE, VA
DENDRON, VADEWITT, VADIGGS, VA
DILLWYN, VADINWIDDIE, VADISPUTANTA, VA
DITCHLEY, VADOE HILL, VADOGUE, VA
DOLPHIN, VADOSWELL, VADRAKES BRANCH, VA
DRY FORK, VADUGSPUR, VADUMBARTON, VA
DUNBROOKE, VADUNDAS, VADUNNSVILLE, VA
DUTCH GAP, VADUTTON, VADYKE, VA
EAST HIGHLAND PARK, VAEAST POINT, VAEAST RICHMOND, VA
EDGEHILL, VAEDGERTON, VAEDNAM FOREST, VA
EDWARDSVILLE, VAELLERSON, VAELMONT, VA
ELSOM, VAEMORY, VAESMONT, VA
ETLAN, VAETTRICK, VAEVERGREEN, VA
FAIR OAKS, VAFALLING SPRING, VAFALMOUTH, VA
FARMINGTON, VAFARMVILLE, VAFARNHAM, VA
FAUQUIER SPRINGS, VAFERNCLIFF, VAFERRUM, VA
FIFE, VAFISHERS HILL, VAFORD, VA
FORDWICK, VAFOREST HILL, VAFORK SHOP, VA
FORT DEFIANCE, VAFORT HILL, VAFORT HILL, VA
FORT LEE, VAFORT PICKETT, VAFOSTER, VA
FOSTERS FALLS, VAFOX, VAFRANKS MILL, VA
FREDERICKSBURG, VAFREEMAN, VAFURNACE, VA
GARRISONVILLE, VAGLADE SPRING, VAGLADSTONE, VA
GLADYS, VAGLEN ALLEN, VAGLENNS, VA
GOLANSVILLE, VAGOLDBOND, VAGOOCHLAND, VA
GOODVIEW, VAGOSHEN, VAGREEN BAY, VA
GREENFIELD, VAGREENWAY, VAGREENWOOD, VA
GRIMSTEAD, VAGUM SPRING, VAGUM TREE, VA
GWYNN, VAHADENSVILLE, VAHAGUE, VA
HALLIEFORD, VAHAMPDEN SYDNEY, VAHANOVER, VA
HARDY, VAHARDYVILLE, VAHARTFIELD, VA
HARTWOOD, VAHAYNESVILLE, VAHEAD WATERS, VA
HEALING SPRINGS, VAHEATHSVILLE, VAHENRICO, VA
HESSIAN HILLS, VAHIGHLAND SPRINGS, VAHIGHTOWN, VA
HOMEVILLE, VAHOOD, VAHOPEWELL, VA
HOWARDSVILLE, VAHOWARDVILLE, VAHOWERTONS, VA
HUDDLESTON, VAHUDGINS, VAHUNTINGTON, VA
HUSTLE, VAINDIAN VALLEY, VAIRVINGTON, VA
IRWIN, VAISLAND FORD, VAIVANHOE, VA
JAMAICA, VAJAMESTOWN, VAJARRATT, VA
JAVA, VAJEFFERSON, VAJEFFERSON VILLAGE, VA
JERSEY, VAJETERSVILLE, VAJOLIVUE, VA
KEENE, VAKEEVER, VAKEEZLETOWN, VA
KENBRIDGE, VAKENTS STORE, VAKEYSVILLE, VA
KEY WEST, VAKILMARNOCK, VAKIMBALLTON, VA
KING & QUEEN COURTHOUSE, VAKING GEORGE, VAKINGSLAND, VA
KINGSVILLE, VAKING WILLIAM, VAKINSALE, VA
LACEY SPRING, VALADYSMITH, VALAKESIDE, VA
LANCASTER, VALAND O'PINES, VALANESVILLE, VA
LANEVIEW, VALANEXA, VALAUREL, VA
LEESVILLE, VALEON, VALESTER MANOR, VA
LIGNUM, VALITTLE PLYMOUTH, VALITTLETON, VA
LIVELY, VALOCUST DALE, VALOCUST GROVE, VA
LOCUST HILL, VALONE FOUNTAIN, VALONG ISLAND, VA
LORETTO, VALOTTSBURG, VALOVINGSTON, VA
LOWESVILLE, VALOWRY, VALUNENBURG, VA
LYNCH STATION, VAMCCOY, VAMCDOWELL, VA
MCKENNEY, VAMADISON, VAMADISON MILLS, VA
MAIDENS, VAMANAKIN, VAMANAKIN-SABOT, VA
MANCHESTER, VAMANGOHICK, VAMANNBORO, VA
MANQUIN, VAMARYSVILLE, VAMASCOT, VA
MASSAPONAX, VAMATHEWS, VAMATOACA, VA
MATTAPONI, VAMAYLAND, VAMEADOWS OF DAN, VA
MEADOWVIEW, VAMECHANICSVILLE, VAMECHANICSVILLE, VA
MECHUMS RIVER, VAMEETZE, VAMEHERRIN, VA
MELROSE, VAMERRY POINT, VAMIDDLEBROOK, VA
MIDLOTHIAN, VAMILFORD, VAMILLBORO, VA
MILLBORO SPRINGS, VAMILLER SCHOOL, VAMILLERS TAVERN, VA
MINE RUN, VAMINOR, VAMINT SPRING, VA
MISSION HOME, VAMITCHELLS, VAMITCHELLTOWN, VA
MOBJACK, VAMOLLUSK, VAMONTEBELLO, VA
MONTEREY, VAMONTEVUE, VAMONTEZUMA, VA
MONTPELIER, VAMONTPELIER STATION, VAMONTROSE, VA
MONTROSS, VAMOON, VAMORATTICO, VA
MOSELEY, VAMOSS NECK, VAMOUNT HOLLY, VA
MOUNT MERIDIAN, VAMOUTH OF WILSON, VAMUSTOE, VA
NARUNA, VANATHALIE, VANEBO, VA
NEW BOHEMIA, VANEW CANTON, VANEW CASTLE, VA
NEW HOPE, VANEW KENT, VANEWPORT, VA
NEW POST, VANEW STORE, VANEWTOWN, VA
NIMROD HALL, VANINDE, VANORGE, VA
NORTH, VANORTH CHESTERFIELD, VANORTHFIELDS, VA
NORTONSVILLE, VANORWOOD, VANOTTOWAY, VA
OAK GROVE, VAOAK HILL, VAOAK PARK, VA
OILVILLE, VAOLD CHURCH, VAOLD TAVERN, VA
OPHELIA, VAORKNEY SPRINGS, VAORLEAN, VA
OTTOBINE, VAOTTOMAN, VAOWENTON, VA
PAGE, VAPAINT BANK, VAPALLS, VA
PALMER, VAPAMPLIN, VAPARROTT, VA
PARTLOW, VAPATTERSONS STORE, VAPAYTES, VA
PENHOOK, VAPETERSBURG, VAPHENIX, VA
PHILOMONT, VAPILOT, VAPINEY RIVER, VA
PITTSVILLE, VAPLAIN VIEW, VAPLEASANT VALLEY, VA
PORT HAYWOOD, VAPORT RICHMOND, VAPORT ROYAL, VA
POWCAN, VAPOWHATAN, VAPRINCE GEORGE, VA
PROSPECT, VAPROVIDENCE FORGE, VAQUINQUE, VA
QUINTON, VARADIANT, VARAINSWOOD, VA
RANDOLPH, VARANDOLPH CORNER, VARAPPAHANNOCK ACADEMY, NC
RAWLEY SPRINGS, VARAWLINGS, VARECTORTOWN, VA
RED HILL, VARED HOUSE, VAREEDVILLE, VA
REGENCY, VAREMLIK, VARHOADESVILLE, VA
RICE, VARICHARDSVILLE, VARICHMOND, VA
RIDGE, VARIPPLEMEAD, VARIVERVILLE, VA
ROCKBRIDGE BATHS, VAROCKVILLE, VAROCKY BAR, VA
ROSELAND, VARUMFORD, VARUSTBURG, VA
RUTHER GLEN, VARUTHVILLE, VAST STEPHENS CHURCH, VA
SALUDA, VASANDSTON, VASANDY HOOK, VA
SANDY LEVEL, VASAXE, VASCHLEY, VA
SCHUYLER, VASEALSTON, VASELMA, VA
SENECA, VASEVEN PINES, VASHACKLEFORDS, VA
SHADWELL, VASHANGHAI, VASHARPS, VA
SHERWOOD FOREST, VASHIPMAN, VASHORT PUMP, VA
SINGERS GLEN, VASINGERVILLE, VASNELL, VA
SNOW HILL, VASOLOMONS STORE, VASOMERSET, VA
SOUTH CHESTERFIELD, VASOUTH RICHMOND, VASPARKLING SPRINGS, VA
SPARTA, VASPOTSYLVANIA, VASPOTTSWOOD, VA
SPRINGCREEK, VASPRING GROVE, VASPRING HILL, VA
STAFFORDSVILLE, VASTATE FARM, VASTEELES TAVERN, VA
STEVENSVILLE, VASTODDERT, VASTONY CREEK, VA
STONY POINT, VASTRATFORD, VASTRATFORD, VA
STUDLEY, VASUPPLY, VASUSSEX, VA
SUTHERLAND, VASWEET BRIAR, VASWEET HALL, VA
SWIFT RUN, VASWOOPE, VASYLVANIA HEIGHTS, VA
SYRIA, VATALLYSVILLE, VATANGIER, VA
TANNERSVILLE, VATAPPAHANNOCK, VATAYLORSVILLE, VA
TENTH LEGION, VATHELMA, VATHETA, VA
THORNBURG, VATIBBSTOWN, VATIDWELLS, VA
TOPPING, VATREVILIANS, VATROUT DALE, VA
TRUHART, VATUCKAHOE, VATUGGLE, VA
TURNBULL, VATYRO, VAUNION HALL, VA
UNIONVILLE, VAUPSHAW, VAURBANNA, VA
VARINA, VAVERBENA, VAVESTA, VA
VESUVIUS, VAVICTORIA, VAVILLAGE, VA
VILLAMONT, VAVOLNEY, VAWAKE, VA
WALDROP, VAWALKERTON, VAWARE NECK, VA
WARFIELD, VAWARM SPRINGS, VAWARNER, VA
WARSAW, VAWASHINGTON BIRTHPLACE, VAWATER VIEW, VA
WAVERLY, VAWEEMS, VAWELCHS, VA
WELLVILLE, VAWEST LEIGH, VAWESTMORELAND, VA
WEST POINT, VAWESTVIEW, VAWHITE HALL, VA
WHITE HILL, VAWHITE SHOP, VAWHITE STONE, VA
WHITETOP, VAWICOMICO CHURCH, VAWILLIAMSVILLE, VA
WILSONS, VAWINGINA, VAWOLFTOWN, VA
WOODBERRY FOREST, VAWOODBROOK, VAWOODFORD, VA
WORSHAM, VAWYLLIESBURG, VAYALE, VA
YANCEY MILLS, VAYARDS, VAVARINA GROVE, VA
Upcoming Holidays Observed:
Service may be curtailed. Contact local service center for details.
Monday, 9/3/2018
Thursday, 11/22/2018
Friday, 11/23/2018
Monday, 12/24/2018
Tuesday, 12/25/2018
Tuesday, 1/1/2019