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Cross Country Moving Company's Guide to Michigan

So you've decided you wanted to make a change, a change of scenery, a new job, a new home, and you're having trouble deciding where you are going to move to next. Well before you start packing your moving bags for your long distance move we at cross country moving company present you with this guide to help you decide if Michigan might not just be what you are looking for. Moving from state to state is never easy, it can be quite stressful and requires a lot of planning. We at Cross Country Moving Company offer our services with the aim of reducing that stress and making your relocation as enjoyable and as worry free as possible with our full range of moving services such as:
-Residential/corporate relocation services
-Moving supplies
-Long distance car shipping
-Professional packing services
-Storage units

You might wonder how much all this would cost. Well, the price of moving is determined by many factors such as the distance of moving, the weight of your belongings, and sometimes even the time of year can affect the price. The best and most functional way to find out how much your relocation will cost is to call Cross Country Moving Company, and our representatives will determine the price. And if you would allow us to create a high-level plan of how to organize your relocation in the fastest and most productive way, it would enable us to ensure you have a happy and worry free long distance move. 

Michigan

  Michigan, also known as the great lakes state is the tenth most populous state in the US with 10 million citizens and is the largest state east of the Mississippi River. Its capital is Lansing, and its largest city is Detroit.
Michigan is the only state that is made up of a pair of peninsulas, the lower peninsula, and the upper peninsula. Michigan is bordered by four great lakes, from east to west they are Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan and Lake Superior, meaning the state has the longest freshwater coastline in the world. Along with its sixty-five thousand lakes and ponds, while in Michigan one is never more than six miles away from water. It has more golf courses, lighthouses, and registered boats than any other state. As a result, freshwater boating is a leading means of recreation in the state.
The state is bordered by the American states of Ohio, Indiana, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Minnesota. As well as the Canadian province Ontario.

Climate of Michigan

 Michigan has a continental climate, although the climate of the two peninsulas is slightly different. On the lower peninsula, the climate is warmer with hot summers and cold winters. While in the northern part of the lower peninsula, and in the whole of the upper peninsula, the climate is more severe. With warm, but shorter summers and long cold to very cold winters. The entire state sees an average of thirty days of thunderstorms which are most severe in the southernmost parts. And in the far south of the state, there is a danger of tornadoes. 

People of Michigan

The population of Michigan is around ten million of which six hundred thousand are foreign-born. Michigan has the largest Macedonian, Dutch, and Finnish population in the United States. Most Michiganders are of European descent with the second most common being African Americans.

Economy of Michigan

Products and services available in Michigan include automobiles, food products, information technology, aerospace, military equipment, furniture, and mining, mostly copper and iron ore. The big automobile companies are General Motors, Chrysler, and Ford. It is where Vernor's soft drink was invented, and two of the four top pizza chains were founded and are headquartered in Michigan. Namely Little Caesars and domino's Pizza. Michigan ranks fourth in high-tech employment and typically ranks third or fourth in research and development expenditures in the United States. As a result, the state is an important source of job opportunities for engineers. The cost of living in Michigan is very reasonable, for example for four hundred thousand dollars you could buy quite a large house, while still having money left over to enjoy recreational activities like boating, or even acquire a cottage in some of the verdant and lush countryside.

 Education in Michigan

 Michigan's education system provides services to over a million K-12 students in public schools. With more than a hundred and twenty thousand students attending private schools. Michigan has some public universities spread throughout the state as well as some private colleges. Seven of Michigan's state universities are classified as research universities by the Carnegie Foundation. These are:
Central Michigan University  
University of Michigan 
Michigan State University  
Michigan Technological University 
Oakland University 
Wayne State University 
Western Michigan University  

Where to live in Michigan

 Lansing - The city of Lansing is the capital of the state of Michigan. The population of the capital is around one hundred and fourteen thousand individuals making it the fifth largest city in Michigan.

The Lansing Metropolitan Area, also called Mid-Michigan is an important center for educational, cultural, governmental, commercial, and industrial functions. The area contains two medical schools, one veterinary school, two nursing schools, two law schools, two universities, a federal court, and the Library of Michigan.

Lansing is the only U.S. state capital that is not its county seat. The seat of government of Ingham County is Mason. But they have some offices in Lansing.
If you are interested in learning more about Lansing follow this link.

Detroit  - Detroit is the most populous city in the state of Michigan and the largest city in the United States–Canada border. Detroit's diverse culture has influenced a lot of local and international culture, particularly in music ( the genres of Motown and techno were created I Detroit) and it also played a major role in the development of a wide variety of music. The three big automobile companies Ford, Chrysler and General Motors are situated here, as well as some other fortune 500 companies like HP enterprise, Shinola, DTE Energy and more.
If you want to know more about Detroit click here.
We hope this guide has helped you to decide on whether or not Michigan is the state for you. If so, contact Cross Country Moving Company, and begin packing right away. Our staff will assist you with as little stress as possible. Whether you need help with car shipping or packing, our professional employees will strive to meet all your needs and requirements.

We move you anywhere within the USA

Cross Country Long Distance Movers are one of the top rated moving companies in the United States. If you are relocating to the State of Michigan and are looking for reliable relocation services, then Cross Country Movers will be glad to help. We have an exceptional reputation for providing the best services possible and aim to give you a stress-free, safe and impeccable move.
auto transport

We know how stressful driving long distances can be, whether it is for relocation purposes or other reasons. That is why we offer the best professional auto shipping services. With us, you can rest assured that your vehicle will be safe throughout its trip.
moving
We offer affordable cross country moving prices that depend on several factors. These include the size of your home or business, the number of items being moved, and the location of your destination. With Cross Country Movers, you won’t have to worry about any hidden fees and charges. We will provide you with a flat price estimate depending on your exact inventory.
shipping
Our movers have been trained to pack items professionally and efficiently. We use high-quality moving boxes and other types of customized containers to ensure that all your belongings are fully protected. Whether it is your dishes, chairs, gadgets, or artwork that you need packed, our professional packers can do it. 
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