A Brief History of Phoenix
- Phoenix is the largest city in as well as the capital of the state of Arizona, and is the sixth-largest city in the United States with 1.5 million residents. Founded in 1861 and incorporated as a city in 1881, the city of Phoenix grew slowly initially, as it was primarily an agricultural town. However, after beating out Tucson to become the state capital in 1881, Phoenix began to see more substantial growth, which was furthered by several major reclamation projects along the Salt River Valley, including several dams that created new lakes in the mountains surrounding various points of the river. During World War II Phoenix transformed into a manufacturing and distribution center, and that was when the city’s (and Arizona’s) strong ties to the military truly started. During the 1970’s and 80’s Phoenix managed to avoid much of the urban decay that was affecting major northern industrial cities such as Detroit and Cleveland, and today the city is in the midst of a renewed urban development plan which has seen new stores and retail outlets come to the downtown area as well as housing areas that were once run-down now becoming stable and serene once again. You can learn more about Phoenix by visiting the city’s official website as well.
What to Expect when Shipping to or from Phoenix
- As the largest city in the state of Arizona, Phoenix naturally is one of the most popular areas in the state for car transporters to run routes in and out of. This is aided by the fact that Phoenix sits right along Interstate 10, a crucial part of the Interstate Highway System that allows access to many of the major cities in the southern United States. Running from Los Angeles (or near enough) clear east to Jacksonville, I-10 is a prominent thoroughfare that makes auto transportation prices lower as shippers have access to more customers as they’re going through multiple major metro areas. I-10 isn’t as popular as you may think, though, at least not in terms of straight east-west transport, because the major metro areas it services are fairly spread out, with large gaps in between. During the winter months is when you’ll see lower prices, as Phoenix gets more popular in the fall and winter with all the snowbirds shipping their vehicles. Plus, transporters are more likely to run southern routes in the winter, the better to avoid heavy snowfall and winter driving conditions. Ultimately you should find Phoenix one of the more affordable areas to transport a vehicle to or from.
How to get a Free Phoenix Auto Transport Quote
- If you are interested in getting a free car transport quote to ship your vehicle to or from Phoenix, Arizona, Webster Hauling can help you with it. We work with the best auto transporters in the industry to get your vehicle moved from wherever you need it picked up from to wherever you need it shipped to. You can call us at 888-333-6343 for a free car transport quote, or you can take a minute to fill out our free online quote request form to the right and get a quote emailed to you within the next hour. We here at Webster Hauling are proud to help you with all your vehicle shipping needs, so call or fill out our form today to get the best service from one of the best companies in the industry.