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Moving to Clarington from Montreal


Important information you need to know before you start your move to Clarington from Montreal. Clarington, Ontario is a municipality within a municipality. The Municipality of Clarington gets its name as a portmanteau of the two names of the historical townships that mad up the geographically area known as Clarke and Darlington. There are four urban communities that are under the flag of Clarington known as Bomanville, Courtice, Newcastle and Orono, but all of which full under the Municipality of Durham Region, which can cause a lot of confusion to those that don’t know the history of the general area. Currently Clarington has approximately 77 820 residents, with the majority of the population speaking English as a first language.

Clarington is made up of 4 smaller urban communities (Bomanville, Courtice, Newcastle and Orono) however there are a number of rural communities that are still found within Clarington such as Bond Head, Brownsville, Burketon, Clarke, Crooked Creek, Enfield, Enniskillen, Hampton, Haydon, Maple Grove, Mitchells Corners, Newtonville, Port Darlington, Port Granby, Salem, Solina, Starkville, Taunton, Tyrone, West Side Beach, and Wilmot Creek. Geographically speaking Montreal is located 466 kilometers from Clarington, which can be translated into approximately 5 hours and 19 minutes of driving depending on speed of the vehicle and destined route taken. If taking the most direct route from Montreal to Clarington, you would travel along the Autoroute 720 West until merging onto Autoroute 20. Once crossing provincial borders into Ontario you will be traveling along provincial highway 401 West, where the majority of your traveling will be until reaching the municipality of Clarington. Equipping your ride with proper road maps or a GPS systems will always ensure no mistakes are made in transit.

During your move to Clarington from Montreal you will pass major cities once passing provincial borders such as Cornwall, Brockville, Kingston, Belleville, Trenton, Cobourg, and Port Hope, until making it to Clarington.  

Clarington, like other areas of Durham Region (excluding Oshawa) are limited on post secondary opportunities. If you have the ability to travel to Oshawa or take advantage of the public transportation offered in Durham Region, the city of Oshawa hosts 3 post secondary institutions, The University of Ontario Institute of Technology and Durham College. Both the University and College are located right beside each other however Trent University, which is based out of Peterborough Ontario, also hosts a small campus in the cities west end that opened in 2010.  There are a number of public and catholic schools both secondary and elementary that are found through out Clarington run under the Durham district school board as well as the Durham Catholic district school board. Often researching which education institution best suits your needs, or the needs of your children, will always ensure that the right choices have been made.

Clarington does offer public transportation through Durham Region Transit. Durham Transit operates busses in all surrounding cities of Durham Region including Clarington but is more primarily based in Oshawa. GO Transit also offers services that can connect many people to Toronto from the Newmarket or Bomanville GO station which then connects you to Oshawa GO station where the West bound train line starts and the east bound lane ends.

Often when searching for a new home or apartment can be the most exciting part of planning your move, however this as other parts of planning must be done carefully and intelligently. There are a number of homes that are in the market through out Durham Region, which includes Clarington. Clarington being so large with a number of urban and rural communities finding something as basic as a home in a suburban community, or a farmhouse on a dirt road in Orono, can all be found with enough researching and budgeting. Also researching on local by laws or provincial legislation will always keep you one step ahead when speaking with a prospect land lord or real estate agent, who may take your kindness for weakness.

There are a number of attractions in the area of Clarington, such as the Mosport International Speedway, which is just north of Bomanville. There is 4 kilometers, 10 turn road course, half mile paved oval and a 2.4 kilometers advance driver and race driver training facility as well as a go kart tract for younger ages. Visiting the area of Clarington is always a great suggestion, to not only condition your self for the long distance move from Montreal to Clarington, but to also better acquaint you will the local streets and what the area has to offer to someone visiting the city before they soon call it home. There are a number of restaurants such as the new Dutch oven restaurant that is suitable for any occasion, as well as a number of affordable accommodations that will help make your stay one that is to fit your budget and create a number of memories to last.

A long distance move from Montreal to Clarington can be accomplished with enough researching and budgeting ensuring a successful move. When getting to the task of selecting Montreal movers for your long distance move from Montreal to Clarington, it is important during your investigating with the prospect company, to determine if they have experiencing moving prior clients to the province of Ontario or to the city Clarington in general, will always achieve success while keeping your mind at ease during this transition.

Moving from Montreal to Clarington can be complex with many steps implicated to ensure everything goes as planned with precision and care. Thus finding a reliable and experienced long-distance moving company is important when planning such a large move from Montreal  to Clarington. Finding a reliable mover can give you the satisfaction and peace of mind keeping you focused on other tasks involved during the move.

Selecting the right moving company or long distance movers in Montreal in general without the appropriate research can be time consuming, however checking company references, prior satisfied customer referrals, and that the moving company you choose operates or has operated in the past with the city you'll need to move to will always keep you one step ahead in your move. 

If you want to move your piano or pool table to Clarington from Montreal, ask if the movers have experience and all equipment for that!

Selecting Montreal Movers - ALEX - you are going to make sure your possessions are safely and securely transferred, and that this is done as quickly as possible. The choice is up to you!


Good Luck and Happy Moving!

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