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Helpful Resources for Moving to Charlotte, NC

Moving to Charlotte? From finding moving companies and local self storage facilities to knowing how to use public transit and where to get groceries, our guide for relocating to Charlotte has it all!

Moving Needs

Want help with moving in Charlotte? Need to store household items in Charlotte? Find local movers, national moving companies, and self storage units below.

Moving Companies in Charlotte, NC

Local & Regional Movers

National Moving Companies

Extra Space Storage Facilities in Charlotte, NC

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After moving to Charlotte, you’ll want to set up utilities like electricity, gas, water, trash, and more in your new home. Explore the main utility providers in Charlotte below.

Cable, Phone, & Internet Providers in Charlotte, NC


Landline & Mobile


Waste & Recycling Providers in Charlotte, NC

Water Providers in Charlotte, NC

Gas Providers in Charlotte, NC

Electricity Providers in Charlotte, NC


When you’re all set up in your new Charlotte home, you’ll want to get the lay of the land. Get acquainted with local amenities, including gyms, grocery stores, and pharmacies below.

Grocery Stores in Charlotte, NC

Pharmacies in Charlotte, NC

Local Pharmacies

National Chains

Gyms in Charlotte, NC

Local Gyms

National Chains


Whether you plan to drive your own car in Charlotte or take advantage of Charlotte’s public transportation, here are the major roadways and transit options you should know.

Major Roadways in Charlotte, NC

  • Interstates: I-77, I-85, I-277, I-485
  • Roads: Brookshire Fwy, John Belk Fwy, Trade St, Tryon St

Public Transportation in Charlotte, NC

Local Travel

National Travel

Health & Safety

When moving to a new city, it’s important to know who to contact in case of an emergency and where to find the nearest healthcare provider. Here are emergency service providers in Charlotte.

Hospitals in Charlotte, NC

Emergency Services in Charlotte, NC

Government Services

After moving to Charlotte, you’ll need to update your address, register to vote, get your new driver’s license and vehicle registration, and license your pets through local government services.

DMV in Charlotte, NC

Voting in Charlotte, NC

Pet Licensing in Charlotte, NC


If you’ll be living in Charlotte with kids or planning to pursue higher education, you’ll need to know about local Charlotte schools. Find childcare providers to universities in Charlotte below.

Early Childhood in Charlotte, NC

K-12 Schools in Charlotte, NC

Public & Charter Schools

Private Schools

Colleges & Universities in Charlotte, NC


Community Colleges

Popular Neighborhoods

Looking to familiarize yourself with the Queen City? In addition to being one of the best places to live in the Southeast, Charlotte has all kinds of great neighborhoods.

Safe, Affordable Areas in Charlotte, NC

  • Ballantyne West
  • Barclay Downs
  • Chantilly
  • Providence Crossing
  • Sardis Woods

Check out our guide to the Safe, Affordable Neighborhoods in Charlotte.

Family-Friendly Areas in Charlotte, NC

  • Ballantyne West
  • Barclay Downs
  • Elizabeth
  • Myers Park
  • Providence Crossing

Check out our guide to the Best Neighborhoods in Charlotte for Families.

Trendy Areas in Charlotte, NC

  • Belmont
  • Dilworth
  • Elizabeth
  • First Ward
  • Freedom Park

Check out our guide to the Best Neighborhoods in Charlotte for Singles & Young Professionals.


Relocating to Charlotte, NC? Extra Space Storage has affordable, secure storage facilities in Charlotte that can help with your transition. Find cheap storage in Charlotte!