Forest Grove Movers

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Forest Grove is a city in Washington County, Oregon. Located 25 miles west of Portland. Originally a small farm town, it is now primarily a suburb of Portland.

Settled in the 1840s, the town was platted in 1850 and then incorporated in 1872, becoming the first city in Washington County. The population was 21,083 in the 2010 census, an increase of 19.1% from the 2000 census, 17,708.


Positioned in the Tualatin Valley, Oregon routes 8 and 47 pass through Forest Grove. These routes make up the Tualatin Valley Highway that runs south and east of the main part of the city.  Oregon Route 8 signed as Gales Creek Road west of the city, and Oregon Route 47 signed as the Nehalem Highway north of the city.

The most distinctive aspect of the town throughout its history has been Pacific University. Old College Hall, on campus, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places along with 9 other structures in the area. Local employers include the university, as well as Tuality Forest Grove Hospital, and Viasystems.

Forest Grove History

The city was named in 1851 by resident and school trustee J. Quinn Thornton. Its name harkens to a grove of oak trees that stand at Pacific University, which was earlier called Tualatin Academy.

Forest Grove rests on the western most edge of the Portland metropolitan area. One of the largest giant sequoia trees in all of Oregon calls the city of Forest Grove its home. Clark District, with homes as old as the 1850s, is a historic landmark. Within Clark District, residents and tourists can view Old College Hall, First Church of Christ, Scientist House, and the Alvin T. Smith House. There are also 10 other buildings within the city that hold a similar honor as they find themselves in the National Register of Historic Places.

Forest Grove Moving Service

We understand that moving can be a stressful life event. AT PDX, we strive to make your entire moving experience a positive one from start to finish. Whether you’re moving to or from the city of Forest Grove, our dedicated Forest Grove movers will be by your side every step of the way.

As your full-service Forest Grove moving service, you can trust our movers to enact the same type of care and attention to your stuff as they would their own. Our Forest Grove movers are certified and professional. Each mover has a wonderful eye for detail and as such is able to spot potential issues that may arise during a particular move and make the necessary adjustments to ensure the safety and security of your stuff. You won’t find more simultaneously cautious and time-efficient Forest Grove movers within the Portland area. Not only are our movers great but so is our flexible pricing and service options. You can view our general pricing options on our services page, or contact us for a free custom quote. Thanks for choosing PDX as your preferred Forest Grove moving service!


Forest Grove is located on the western edge of the Portland metropolitan area and the Willamette Valley. One of the biggest giant sequoia trees in the state of Oregon can be found in Forest Grove.

There are 10 buildings in the National Register of Historic Places, and an entire eighteen block district know as Clark District, with homes dating as far back as the 1850’s.  These houses include the Alvin T. Smith House,

First Church of Christ, Scientist house, and Old College Hall.
In the 1990s, filming for the television show Nowhere Man took place in Forest Grove several times.

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    Gabriel and Tom delivered our vanity today and not only were they on time, but they called ahead to let us know when they would be here to make sure we were ready for them. When they arrived they... read more

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    5 star ratingGabriel and Tom delivered our vanity today and not only were they on time, but they called ahead to let us know when they would be here to make sure we were ready for them.  When they arrived they were... read more

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    5 star ratingThe movers themselves were incredibly nice and efficient in packing up my entire apartment for a cross-country move, but the real stand out of PDX Movers is David. The company that handled our actually delivery in NYC really managed to... read more

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