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Allied Van Lines: The Best of Lawrence Moving Companies

There are two agents affiliated with Allied Van Lines in the Greater Lawrence area. They have both earned a perfect rating of 5 out of 5 stars from our previous customers, and they're BBB-accredited, licensed, bonded and insured. You can reach out to us to discuss what we can do for you, and we'd be happy to provide you with the answers you're looking for. When you've decided what you'd like us to handle, from arranging movers for full-service packing and unpacking to local or international moves, we can provide you with a free quote.

Whether you're moving to or from the University of Kansas or across the river, you can turn to us for assistance. We provide a full range of services for our clients so that they don't have to worry about anything when enlisting our help. We'll work closely with you to set everything up before your move, and we can arrange to have your extra car transported across the country or to have your items stored in a secure facility until you're ready for them.

Just 28 miles from Topeka in Douglas County is Lawrence, the sixth largest city in Kansas. The city was named for Amos Adams Lawrence who gave the settlement financial aid and support and was founded by the New England Emigrant Aid Company.

Initially, Lawrence’s economy was based on politics but has grown to include agriculture, manufacturing and education. The city is home to the University of Kansas, so higher learning is important to this community.

The population in Lawrence is wonderfully diverse with college students as well as families, and of the 2012 U.S. Census there were 89,512 living here. You get all the perks of small town living while still being close enough to big city amenities. Lawrence is also an affordable place to live with the cost of living index about 11 percent lower than the national average.

Lawrence experiences a humid subtropical climate with hot summers that reach the 80s and chilly winters with temperatures dropping down to the 30s.

Attractions and Activities in Lawrence

The University of Kansas has a beautiful campus that you’ll definitely want to visit. Stroll around and see the many buildings on the National Register of Historic Places and a unique rock mural by local artist Stan Herd. Basketball fans will definitely want to take in Jayhawks games at the Allen Fieldhouse.

Practice your swing at the Eagle Bend Golf Course, which features a clubhouse, driving range, an 18-hole course and is suited for all skill levels.

On Saturdays from April through November from 7 to 11 a.m., you can purchase fresh fruits and vegetables, homemade goods and more at the local farmers market. Peruse vendors’ stands and chat with your neighbors while picking up fresh ingredients. You might even get to enjoy some live entertainment.

Moving to Lawrence

When you’re ready to call this beautiful city home, you’ll want to hire a Lawrence moving company to help with your relocation. Drivers can arrive to their new home via Interstate 70, State Highway 10 and U.S. Highways 24, 40 and 59. If you’re flying in, you’ll arrive at Kansas City International Airport, which is 50 miles away. Allied Van Lines will save you an extra trip with their vehicle transportation service.

Allied can also take care of all the heavy lifting with their full-service packing, and for those who own a lot of antiques, there’s fragile-only packing. Determining what you need won’t be a problem with Allied’s representatives in 34 countries available 24/7. Be sure to take advantage of box and furniture inventory to ensure that everything arrives safe and sound as well as unpacking and clean-up services.

Reviews from kansas Customers

  • This move was the best move I've ever had. The crew was attentive and on time. They were outstanding. It was just really the best move being that I've moved about ten times.
  • The move was very smooth with no major issues. The unloading has not happened yet & I was not present for anything to do with the unloading. I was very satisfied with the coordinator.
  • Well the packers and the movers were wonderful. The person that coordinated the move could have communicated better.

Top Public Schools in lawrence, kansas

Langston Hughes Elementary School



Lawrence Southwest Middle School



Lawrence Free State High School



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Cost of Living in lawrence, kansas

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Rent Index 33.34
Groceries Index 82.16
Restaurant Index 67.90
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