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Allied Van Lines: The Best of California Moving Companies

California, PA, is a borough in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. Founded in 1849 during the California Gold Rush, California is indeed named after the Golden State. Allied Van Lines works with three reliable local agents in the area. Thanks to their average rating of 4.96 out of 5 stars, your satisfaction is all but guaranteed. We only partner with highly motivated and professional agents who are bonded and licensed. We also require our agents be accredited with the Better Business Bureau.

Whether you’re moving your family to the suburbs or you simply want to relocate your business, we are committed to making your move to California, PA, as easy as possible. No matter how big your move is, our agents will work with you to ensure the transition is as smooth as possible. Enjoy a variety of professional packing and moving services, such as packing supplies, dedicated packing services, furniture disassembly and moving, vehicle transportation, temporary storage sheds and much more. Whatever your needs may be, our agents will be happy to help you because your satisfaction is our mission. Call your local Allied Van Lines agent today for a no-cost estimate.

About 36 miles south of Pittsburgh along the Monongahela River is the borough of California in Washington County. Not to be confused with the state, the town of California, Pennsylvania, was founded in 1849 and named for the territory after the Gold Rush.

The borough is made up of two communities, which happened when the California Borough and East Pike Run Township merged in 1953. Today, California is home to California University of Pennsylvania, which creates plenty of educational, employment and recreational opportunities.

According to a 2012 U.S. Census estimate, there were 6,816 residents living in California, and that number is growing as it becomes a more popular place to call home. Since 2000, the number of people living here has increased 29.2 percent. Even so, it continues to be an affordable place to live with a cost of living index about 8 percent lower than the national average.

Attractions and Activities in California

Enjoy arts and culture in California at the Jozart Center for the Arts. Here you can take guitar and mandolin classes, attend an open mic night to sing, read or just enjoy the performances, take part in a painting class while sipping some vino and see live musicians play.

The campus of California University offers tons for families to do and see. Head to Adamson Stadium to cheer on the Vulcans football team or the Convocation Center to root for the basketball team. You can also walk around to see the gorgeous architecture and enjoy the green spaces, then check out the library.

Moving to California, PA

When you’re ready to make the move to California, contact Allied Van Lines. We have 500 agent locations across North America and Canada as well as representatives in 34 countries around the world who can help you figure out what services suit your needs best no matter where you’re moving from.

Allied will do all the heavy lifting for you with full-service or fragile-only packing, but if you prefer to do it yourself, you can purchase self-pack materials to box up your belongings. Allied also offers appliance and electronic disassembly and assembly, box and furniture inventory, high-value shipping, unpacking and clean-up services and no surprise pricing.

If you’re flying into California and using Allied’s vehicle transportation, the closest runway is at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport, located 40 miles away in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.

Reviews from pennsylvania Customers

  • The service that I received; they polite, courteous. The crew were on time and respectful and careful and they did everything that they said they were going to do.
  • The driver and his loader were very nice and I never received such good care as they demonstrated. They took care of the house with the way they movedus in and out.
  • The attitude of the two guys were just great. It was hot, the furniture was heavy, and they smiled through everything. The movers made this a pleasant move.
  • My rating was influenced by the fact that I'd like to shop around and get the best value when choosing a mover.
  • They were very pleasant and seemed to know what they were doing. They wereon time and they communicated with me. Communication is what's most important to me.
  • The drivers were very nice. They did the unloading. They were quick and careful with all of my items.
  • 20050928 It was a very simple & easy. This was my 1st move with a moving company and it turned out great.
  • They got here on time and were respectful and pleasant. This was a difficult move but they did a great job.
  • The crew was very pleasant and very polite. The driver was very gracious about having to wait for me because he was a day early.
  • I was very satisfied with the whole move. The only difficulty I had was when my things would be delivered.

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