Arcata, California is located just along Humboldt Bay in Humboldt County, California. It is best known as a college town and home to Humboldt State University. Located north of San Francisco, the city is known for having something of a wetter climate thanks to its locations on the water. Temperature is generally quite steady here throughout the year, averaging between forty and seventy degrees practically all year round. The area was a traditional Native American area until settled by the Europeans in the area in search of gold in the late 1800s.


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Since half of the population of the city of Arcata is made up of students at the college, there is a constant influx of people in and out of the area, making moving companies a priority in the area. Moving services are available for all types of local and long distance moves and can handle residential or commercial moves.

Arcata, California
Arcata, California

Arcata Moving Companies Directory

Humboldt Moving and Storage Co., Inc. – Humboldt Moving will help you plan your move every step of the way to make moving to Arcata or moving from the area as stress-free and easy as possible. The professional experienced movers are all licensed and insured and can handle moves that are local, interstate, long distance and even international in nature. From the initial free estimate of quotes for the prices of your move to the wrapping, packing and moving of your furniture and belongings, they will take care of it all for you.


Broadway Street

Eureka, CA 95501

(800) 427-9683

Humboldt Moving and Storage Co., Inc.


North Coast Moving and Storage – North Coast specializes in moving important pieces of your life, such as your piano, fine art, pool table or antique. They are known as one of the finest piano movers in the area. They take great pride in the care and respect they bring to your belongings and understand that each move is important to you. They are fully licensed and insured and have vast experience in some of the most difficult moves imaginable and are able to make the best out of any piano relocation.

2578 Kenmar Road

Fortuna, CA 95540

(707) 725-2117

North Coast Moving and Storage


Dominic Dawson Moving Services – One of the top local movers in the area, Dominic Dawson Moving Services has helped many students move to a new apartment or into a college dorm in Arcata. They can handle all kinds of local moves and use all of their own equipment to make sure furniture gets to its destination safely. They have very reasonable rates and prices, something students appreciate when they see the cheap prices for a move. They are U-Haul affiliated to provide the best in trucks and equipment.

Arcata, CA 95521

(888) 358 – 9284

Dominic Dawson Moving Services

Best Moving Van Lines – Best Moving Van Lines will do all they can to insure the secure and safe move of all of household goods or office items. They are expert in residential and commercial moves and can handle moves of all sizes. Corporate moves are no problem at all for them and they can safely disassemble and move all of your valuable office equipment carefully.  Simply call for rates and prices and receive a free estimate of the cost of your move.

850 Parker Street

Building A

Santa Clara, CA 95050

(877) 733-7252

Best Moving Van Lines


Other Resources

Arcata Wikipedia Page – A description of the history of the city and the important geography, demographics and highlights of the area.

Arcata Craigslist Page – A listing of local services, classified ads and products available on Craigslist in the Humboldt County area, including the city of Arcata.

City of Arcata Website – The official website for the city of Arcata including the local history, government services and departments, community news and a calendar of events of the city.