Moving to a Rural Area


Red Barn on Washington Farm Washington, USA

Red Barn on Washington Farm Washington, USA

“Sometimes you want to go 
where everybody knows your name,
and they’re always glad you came.
You wanna be where you can see,
our troubles are all the same
You wanna be where everybody knows
Your name. “–
Cheers (Theme Song).
Just like the lyrics of the Cheers theme song, sometimes you want to go where everyone knows your name. Maybe that’s not the case for you, maybe you’re moving to a small town to start out fresh, school or maybe a job. Whatever the case might be coming from a big city /suburbs is a drastic change for so many things. Here’s some things to look forward too about moving to a rural area.

Help Wanted

Help Wanted (Blog 7)

Finding a job in a rural area.

With today’s economy it’s hard to find a job in a big city, where thousands of people are applying for one open position, but there are always other options; if you don’t get the job. Now shrink that down to a small community, where they may not be as many options. If you do not have a secure job to where you’re moving too then get on the hunt! If you’re not working for yourself, or do not want to commit too just freelance work which is not always consistent. Within your search if you’re searching online, you might have to look at regions outside of your town to find more job opportunities, you can also work from home.

Can You Get A Signal?—Technology

Internet (Blog 7)

Technology is moving up in small towns & communities.

Technology has become second nature to people living in the city, everywhere you turn someone is glued to their tablet or phone. In a rural area things might be slightly different. If you need internet service for work or  for fun. Where you move too make sure that they have reliable internet service. Other options can be tethering the internet from your phone but that can be very expensive. If you’re a cable person, most rural areas use satellite dish. In today’s world, you can just have internet and watch missed episodes on Hulu or binge watch a show on Netflix.

Be Known

Downtown Small (Blog 7)

Don’t be a stranger get out and make new friends.

Don’t be shy know your distant neighbors. Get involved with the town, visiting local stores, churches, or community organizations. If you have children who will be attending school there, get involved with the school. This is another to meet other parents and children around the town.

Simple Life in a Rural Area

Simple Life in a Rural Area

The simple life can be quite peaceful.

Also enjoy the scenery of the new atmosphere you’re about to embark. Things happen at much slower pace in a small town compared to a big city.

Moving to a rural area and need movers for your next move? At Garrett’s Moving and Storage we do long distance moves, short notice moves, residential moves and even rural area moves! Contact us today at or 972-487-5843.

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