Decatur, Illinois Moving Company
Allied Van Lines: The Best of Decatur Moving Companies
Whether you are moving locally from Buckeye Lane to Albert Street or arriving in Decatur, IL, for the first time, we have three Allied Van Lines agents in the area who can help you complete your residential or commercial move. These agents, who have an average customer quality rating of 4.94 out of 5 stars, are licensed, bonded, and accredited by the Better Business Bureau. They are part of the Allied Van Lines family of agents, all of whom are capable of meticulously planning local, statewide, coast-to-coast, and international moves and corporate relocations.
Choosing Allied Van Lines for your next move means you'll have access to all of the resources you'll need to get everything where it needs to be as quickly and efficiently as possible. Noted for their communication skills and ability to effortlessly handle unforeseen issues like unexpected snowfall, our agents in Decatur can provide all of the moving supplies you need, determine how to safely pack and transport your items, and answer any questions you may have about your relocation. You'll also have access to temporary short- and long-term storage options. Contact any of these agents today to request a free moving quote.
Halfway between Springfield and Champaign lies the city of Decatur, Ill. Known as the “Soybean Capital of the World,” Decatur’s roots date back to 1829. More than 75,000 people live in this city along the Sangamon River and Lake Decatur. The city gets its name from War of 1812 hero Stephen Decatur and is an affiliate of the U.S. Main Street program.
Industrial and agricultural businesses are prominent in Decatur including Archer Daniels Midland’s North American headquarters. Tate & Lyle’s largest corn-processing plant and manufacturing facilities for Caterpillar Inc. are also in this Central Illinois city.
Activities and Attractions in Decatur
Abraham Lincoln’s first Illinois home was in Decatur. He moved there with his family in 1830 and gave his first speech about navigation on the Sangamon River in this city. When he served as a lawyer on the 8th Judicial Circuit he often frequented Decatur. The land where the original courthouse Lincoln used to argue cases in is now home to the Macon County Historical Museum.
The kids will love visiting the Scovill Zoo located near Lake Decatur. The zoo features more than 100 species of animal, birds and reptiles. There are opportunities to see North American timber wolves, South African cheetahs and Bactrian camels. Also at the zoo is the Z.O. & O. Express. The 1863 C.P. Huntington Steam Train replica takes visitors through the zoo for an enhanced experience.
Several festivals and events are held in Decatur each year including the Lakeside Music and Arts Festival, the Central Illinois Jazz Festival, Decatur Celebration, Arts in Central Park, Farm Progress Show, Blues in Central Park Concert Series and the Tate & Lyle Players Championship.
Moving to Decatur
When you decide this is where you’d like to live, it’s time to search for a Decatur moving company. Allied Van Lines has representatives in more than 34 countries with hundreds of customer service representatives available 24/7. Aside from full-service packing, customers can purchase self-pack materials such as wardrobe and mirror boxes, stretchwrap for upholstered furniture and dish barrels for kitchenware.
Moving doesn’t have to be stressful when you choose Allied Van Lines because you have the option of unpacking and clean-up services as well as assembly or disassembly. Free carpet covers from Allied will protect the carpets in your new home from stains as belongings are carried in and residence protection pads will keep your railways, corners and doorways safe.
The closest airport in the Decatur Airport just 6 miles from the city center, and drivers can access the city via U.S. route 51 or Interstate 72. If you choose to have Allied transport your car to your new home, use the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport.