Moving to ‘The Boro’ - Greensboro, North Carolina!
If you are looking to move into a very tight-knit community, Greensboro just may be the city for you. Located in less than an hour from both Charlotte and Raleigh, Greensboro provides the perfect setting for occasionally living the big city life with a small town feel. Greensboro is the third largest city by population in North Carolina with more than 275,000 residents and growing larger each and every year. Downtown Greensboro hosts a variety of festivals throughout the year; this provides a festive setting where city residents really come together. The BB&T Beach Music at Kathleen Price Bryan Park may just be one of the coolest city events; although there is no actual beach in Greensboro, residents still come out to dance the night away.
Whenever you decide to relocate to Greensboro, we know you won't regret your decision! There are more than 20 truck rental locations in Greensboro alone ready to assist you with your large move. Whether you are thinking of becoming a new resident of Greensboro or simply making an In-Town move across the city; reserve your moving essentials today for a smooth transition to the Boro!
Finding Your New Home in Greensboro
Three great examples of downtown Greensboro neighborhoods include Hamilton Lakes, Sunset Hills and Irving Park. These top ranked communities are within an area with affordably priced houses on safe and beautifully lined streets. The communities with the small-town feel offer significantly lower crime rates compared to many other locations within the state, so families of all types always feel welcome and secure.
Searching for a home north of downtown can be more a little more expensive, but not impossible to afford. It is important to realize that the prices inflate more than the average mortgage in the downtown Greensboro area. As purchasing a home is one of the biggest investment decisions a family could make, don’t settle on a home that doesn’t fit your exact needs. Evaluate which location in the Greensboro area is most suitable for you.
Once you decide to make the big move, remember to think of us for all your storage and moving truck needs. Whether you decide on living the Greensboro city life or settling down in one of it's wonderful, family-oriented neighborhoods, always make sure to be prepared for the transition process by buying plenty of moving boxes, bubble wrap, and tape for all your household items. U-Haul storage is also available throughout the entire Greensboro area for those fragile and valuable family heirlooms. We hope you find the home you have always dreamed of in Greensboro, North Carolina!
Finding the Right Schools for Your Children in Greensboro
With 120 schools within the Guilford County School District, there is a great selection for a premier learning experience. Morehead Elementary and Brooks Global Studies School are two of the top rated elementary schools located in the downtown Greensboro area. Other great schools, like Greensboro Academy, enrolls students from K-8 so your child will not need to transfer into a middle school if they attend early education here.
Also north of downtown, John R. Kernodle Jr. Middle School and Mendenhall Middle School offer traditional middle school settings, enrolling students in grades 6-8. If your child has already been in school for a few years and you are simply making an In-Town move, the Academy at Lincoln is another top school closer to downtown Greensboro that enrolls students between 4th and 8th grade.
Northwest Guilford High School, located north of downtown, has a current enrollment of roughly 1,900 students and has some of the best local ratings and reviews. To the west of downtown, The Early College at Guilford College has received high ratings many years in the past; if you are living on the west side of Greensboro, this is the school you want to enroll your child in. Finally, Early/Middle College At Gtcc. Greensboro and Grimsley High School are two great secondary educational establishments, which are located near the downtown Greensboro area serving grades 9-12.
It is often unknown that a handful of the larger colleges and universities are located in downtown Greensboro next to a long list of nearby amenities. Greensboro College, the University of North Carolina, Elon University School of Law, and Bennett College are all great options if you are looking for a local college. Remember us here at U-Haul when you move your growing student into their first dorm room! We provide several convenient options regarding dorm room storage and rental trailers for all those college life transitions.
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