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Louisville, KY Moving Tips & Services

A charming city with strong traditions and cutting-edge amenities, Louisville is the largest city in Kentucky and home to more than 250,000 residents. Geographically located in the central-northern part of Kentucky, Louisville is split down the middle by the Ohio River. Louisville experiences four distinct seasons that brings spring showers, humid summers, colorful autumn trees, and snow to cover the landscape during the winter months. And if the gorgeous weather and beautiful scenery isn’t enough to convince you to move, the city has numerous large events that bring thousands of tourists each year. Unofficially nicknamed ‘The Derby City’ for hosting the first of three races for the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing at Churchill Downs Racetrack, Louisville is also home to the University of Louisville and one of the largest firework shows in the United States. As residents, you’ll also be able to enjoy world-class cuisines and a vibrant arts culture to keep you occupied in your free time. All of this comes with a rich history, with roots in riverboat travel, horse racing, and bourbon, which give Louisville its unique character. Don’t wait any longer; reserve your one-way moving truck rental to Louisville today!

Information for Moving to and Living in Louisville, Kentucky

Whether you are moving to Louisville for schooling, transferring jobs or relocating for better living, we are committed to helping you make a trouble-free move into the city. Located right in the city, we have over 30 locations staffed with professionals who are ready to help you when you need it. Here is some useful information for both moving to and living in Louisville.

  • Neighborhoods – As the only first class city in Kentucky, Louisville has a wide array of options for you to choose from. A popular neighborhood is the Highlands, with close access to shopping and other amenities. For a more suburban feel, St. Matthews is a popular destination. Old Louisville is a popular choice for students due to the affordable housing and proximity to the university. There is also the Central Business District, or Downtown Louisville which combines the charms of historic buildings contrasted against modern skyscrapers.
  • Interstates – Louisville is unique in that traffic reports and local residents refer to the interstates by name and not by number. I-264 is called the Watterson Expressway, the I-265 in Louisville is known as the Gene Snyder Freeway, and I-265 in Indiana is the Lee Hamilton Highway. On that note, the Kennedy Interchange is the intersection if I-64, I-65, and I-71. This area has also been known as Spaghetti Junction for the large volume of traffic during the day; plan your moving route accordingly and try to seek alternative routes.
  • Fourth Street Live – As the name states, located on Fourth Street in downtown Louisville, this is a prime spot for dining and local entertainment. Since you will be new to the city, go meet some locals and take a trip down to Fourth Street.
  • Kentucky Derby – Hosted annually on the first Saturday in May, the Kentucky Derby brings thousands of tourists to be what many consider as "The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports.” Even if horse racing isn’t for you, there is a two-week long festival full of different events and activities that you and your loved ones can enjoy.


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U-Haul locations in or near Louisville, KY

Minis U-Stuff-It Inc (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
4702 Summit Dr, Louisville, KY 40229
Camelot Shipping (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
147 Thierman Ln, Louisville, KY 40207
U-Haul at Preston Hwy
4612 Preston Hwy, Louisville, KY 40213
U-Haul Moving & Storage at Bardstown
4128 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40218
Watterson Trail Mini Stg (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
1808 Watterson Trl, Louisville, KY 40299
Bluegrass Pkwy U Store It (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
10000 Bluegrass Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40299
AAMCO Transmission (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
11696 Dixie Hwy, Louisville, KY 40272
Highview Hardware (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
7400 Fegenbush Ln, Louisville, KY 40228
Aladdin Self Storage (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
3413 Collins Ln, Louisville, KY 40245
Affordable Muffler (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
8380 Dixie Hwy, Louisville, KY 40258
Q 2 Self Storage (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
3520 Chamberlain Ln, Louisville, KY 40241
Fenwick Storage (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
12900 Fenwick Center Dr, Louisville, KY 40223
O Kentucky Rentals & Welding (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
2901 Portland Ave, Louisville, KY 40212
J Town Self Storage (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
9807 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville, KY 40299
Lock N Save Self Storage (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
5824 Fern Valley Rd, Louisville, KY 40228
Justin Emmetts Furniture (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
4129 Flintlock Dr, Louisville, KY 40216
Louisville Mattress (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
5900 Preston Hwy, Louisville, KY 40219
Jim Hannahs Cleaners & Shirt Laundry (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
2904 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40205
A Storage Inn (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
1510 Crums Ln, Louisville, KY 40216
Boost Mobile (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
5438 New Cut Rd, Louisville, KY 40214
U-Haul Moving & Storage at Outer Loop
120 Outer Loop, Louisville, KY 40214
Through The Ages (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
8304 Preston Hwy, Louisville, KY 40219
Monte LeGrand Inc (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
1735 Berry Blvd, Louisville, KY 40215
Ft Locks Self Storage National Turnpike (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
8204 National Trnpk, Louisville, KY 40214
Q2 Paramount Self Storage (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
6651 Paramount Park Dr, Louisville, KY 40213
Storage Plus (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
6456 Outer Loop, Louisville, KY 40228
S&C Reliable LLC (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
3952 Cane Run Rd, Louisville, KY 40211
Southside Cleaners (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
6920 Southside Dr, Louisville, KY 40214
Fort Locks Self Storage (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
7650 Dixie Hwy, Louisville, KY 40258
Poplar Level Food Mart (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
4903 Poplar Level Rd, Louisville, KY 40219
502 Storage (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
3818 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40218
Lock N Save (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
3221 Ruckriegel Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40299
The Copy Cats (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
3656 E Bluelick Rd, Louisville, KY 40229
Aiken Road Self Storage (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
13100 Aiken Rd, Louisville, KY 40223
Classie Carwash (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
510 E Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202
Postal Annex (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
6844 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40291
MKL Express (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
4545 Poplar Level Rd, Louisville, KY 40213
New Beginnings Furniture & More (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
8504 Shepherdsville Rd, Louisville, KY 40219
Moes 1636 (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
1636 W Oak St, Louisville, KY 40210
JM Auto (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
10305 Dixie Hwy, Louisville, KY 40272
744 S 13TH ST, LOUISVILLE, KY 40210