Moving to Missoula


Mountain Water Company 
(406) 721-5570


(406) 543-2355

Blackfoot Telecommunications Group
(406) 541-5000

(800) 875-7526

Charter Business
Phone: (888) 692-8635

Falcon Communications, Inc
(406) 728-4936

Republic Services of Montana 
(406) 543-3157

Pacific Steel and Recycling
(406) 543-7280


Cellular Telephone Providers

(406) 543-2355

Cellular Plus
(406) 829-1410

Wireless Connection 
(406) 721-2470

Moving and Trucking Services

All Lanes Moving and Storage
P.O. Box 1956
Missoula, MT 59801
(406) 251-7198

Cheap Charley’s Mini Storage and Budget Truck Rental
6400 Kestrel Ct.
Missoula, MT 59808
(406) 721-7277

Jones Bros Trucking
7145 US Hwy. 10 W.
Missoula, MT 59808
(406) 721-4629

Montana Transfer
209 Commerce St.
Missoula, MT 59808
(800) 447-7557

Rocky Mountain Moving & Storage
1750 Idaho St.
Missoula, MT 59806
(406) 728-2116

Watkins & Shepard Trucking, Inc. 
N. 6400 Hwy. 10 W.
Missoula, MT 59808
(800) 392-2472


Energy Partners Propane
(406) 541-6800

Missoula Electric Co-op 
(406) 541-4433

NorthWestern Energy
(406) 542-5950

6-8 Weeks Before Move

  • Request relocation packet, including a Health Resource Guide from Chamber of Commerce
  • Get estimates for movers or truck rental and schedule movers or truck rental
  • Determine furniture layout for new home and make inventory of household items
  • Arrange for school transfers
  • Fill out change-of-address card with post office and ask a neighbor or friend to watch for any mail after you’ve moved.

4-6 Weeks Before Move

  • Get packing supplies such as boxes, packing paper, tape, markers and begin packing
  • Use up or dispose of food, cleaning supplies, and hazardous materials
  • Have garage sale/donate unwanted items
  • Arrange for carpet and drapery cleaning and house cleaning
  • Arrange for move of pets and plants
  • Arrange for transfer of homeowner’s/renter’s insurance
  • Arrange for utilities (cancel old; start new in Missoula, MT):

1-2 Weeks Before Move

  • Set aside critical documents and items you will keep with you
  • Defrost freezer and empty ice maker and ice cube trays in case of power shutdown
  • Clean refrigerator, stove, and oven
  • Disconnect and drain appliances for move and drain fuel from power equipment
  • Close out safe deposit box and confirm travel arrangements
  • Confirm arrival time of movers/pick-up time of rental truck
  • Gather and clean outdoor furniture
  • Return cable box, cable modem, DSL modem if necessary

Moving Day

  • Double-check that all cupboards, closets, dishwasher and other appliances are empty
  • Give movers tour and instructions for what is being moved and anything that needs to be disassembled

Done within 30 Days of Move

  • Change address for Driver’s license, Auto registration, Voter registration
  • Re-establish safe deposit box
  • Enjoy new home!