Fort Smith, Arkansas Moving Companies

North American Van Lines: The Best of Fort Smith Moving Companies

Fort Smith, which began as a western frontier military post in 1817, is steeped in Wild West heritage, and today still has an active military presence. With a population of about 87,000, according to the 2012 U.S. Census, the city is the second-largest in Arkansas. It is perched on the state border between Arkansas and Oklahoma, sitting at the confluence of the Arkansas and Poteau rivers. Not only does Fort Smith serve as an economic hub, it boasts plenty of attractions as well, from the the state’s oldest symphony orchestra to the United States Marshals Service National Museum.

The most common industries are construction, food and health care. Manufacturing is particularly huge in the region, with Fort Smith producing more goods than anywhere else in the state. Some of the manufacturers include Mitsubishi Power Systems America, Planters Peanuts and Graphic Packaging.

The residents of Fort Smith enjoy a relatively warm climate. During the summer, temperatures peak in the 90s and in the winter, they average in the 40s.

Activities and Attractions in Fort Smith

Fort Smith packs a wealth of family-friendly attractions. Get to know the city’s Wild West heritage at the Fort Smith National Historic Site and the Fort Smith Museum of History. Fort Smith is even featured in books and films including “True Grit,” “Hang ‘Em High” and “Lonesome Dove” - only adding to reason why the city was voted “No. 1 Top True Western Town of 2013” by True West Magazine.

Grab tickets to the Fort Smith Symphony to listen to top musicians or ride the old-fashioned train through the Boston Mountains and Ozark foothills.

Fort Smith has a rich nightlife with dozens of restaurants and bars that offer everything from upscale dining to live music to dancing. Some of the popular names include The Electric Cowboy, Harry’s Hamburger Barn and  21 West End.

Moving to Fort Smith

To assist you in your move to Fort Smith, North American Van Lines offers operations in more than 40 countries as well as a total of 380 international agents at your disposal.

Many future residents own delicate items that they would like to transport safely to their new home, but don’t know exactly how. With fragile-only packing, this Fort Smith moving accompany ensures that your most precious belongings get here in one piece.

For those flying here, the closest major airport is Fort Smith Regional Airport, conveniently located 6 miles away. To access the city by car, drive to the junction of Interstates 40 and 540.

Reviews from arkansas Customers

  • I move every 6-8 months, and so I use NorthAmerican all the time. The driver and crew are courteous and my goods are handled with care.
  • I was happy with the overall process. It seemed like every box was labelled miscellaneous which was confusing to me.
  • Overall, the move was a good experience. The crew was extremely great at communicating with us throughout the move.
  • The movers were nice, knowledgeable, professional and careful with our furniture. North American Van Lines stayed in communication with us.
  • The professionalism, courtesy of the crew and the way they performed their duty. The way they handled my furniture.
  • The driver was very good in communicating with me by calling me on my cell phone and making himself available. The driver was polite and careful with the goods.
  • We had a really hard move and really hard furniture and the team did a really good job with handling my stuff.
  • The fact that everything was del promptly and the one thing that did get torn was documented immediately.
  • The people who moved us. We had the same crew the whole time. The crew informed me on everything that was going on. The crew was friendly and professional.
  • The crew did exactly what was stated. The crew actually did the move during the hurricane. The move was very professional. The price was good.

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