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There are a variety of reasons why you might need self-storage in Sparks, NV.
You might be downsizing your living space or just need a little extra room for your things.
You might be getting married and some of your favorite furniture and items don't fit in your new home.
You might need a place to store merchandise or equipment for your home-based business.
You might need a long term storage solution for all that extra merchandise or equipment for your company.
You might need a place to store a vehicle for a while so a self-storage unit would be the perfect solution.
If for any reason you find you need a self storage unit, we are here to help. Reserve online, visit one of our locations, or give us a call at 1-800-688-8057 to get your storage unit today!
How much is a storage unit in Sparks, NV?
The cheapest storage unit in Sparks, NV is $50.00 per month.
What size storage units do you have available in Sparks, NV?
In Sparks, NV we have sizes that range from 5'x5' to 12'x30' to suit your storage needs.
How much is it for a 5'x5' storage unit in Sparks, NV?
The cheapest 5'x5' storage unit in Sparks, NV is $58.00 per month.
Moving to Sparks
Sparks is a large city in Nevada's Washoe County, an integral part of the Reno-Sparks metropolitan area. As one of the state's largest cities, it has plenty to offer, including good job opportunities, local parks and community events.
The History of Sparks
Sparks has the unique distinction of being a custom-made town created specifically by the Southern Pacific Railway Co. for its employees. When Southern Pacific took over the main line across northern Nevada from Central Pacific, one of the first tasks the company completed was to straighten the railroad to cut a few miles from the distance. This new route veered away from the town of Wadsworth, even though it had ruled the area with maintenance shops and a roundhouse for the past 40 years.
That's when Southern Pacific made an impressive offer to its employees living in Wadsworth. The railroad built a new, large roundhouse and many support facilities along this new track. It also set aside a large tract of land next to the roundhouse for employees willing to move from Wadsworth. The railroad promised the employees a 50-by-140-foot lot for $1. On top of that, it also promised to pack up each employee's old house in Wadsworth and ship it to the new town, at no cost to the employee.
On July 1, 1904, houses of the employees who were moving were dismantled and put on flat cars. Belongings were loaded into wagons, and trees were dug up and shipped as people moved to the new town. Once they arrived, a drawing was held to assign the new lots. Employee names were drawn from one hat, and their lot number was pulled from another. For a while, the town went by various names, including Harriman, Glendale and East Reno. Eventually, the residents decided on Sparks in honor of then Governor John Sparks.
If you're considering a move to Sparks, you'll be joining a booming population. The city has grown substantially in the past few decades, attracting many people from all over the country.
One of the favorite local spots in Sparks is the Sparks Marina Park, which offers a wide range of recreational activities. The park is located on a natural aquifer, providing the perfect setting for aquatic activities like swimming, windsurfing, sailing, scuba diving, boating and fishing. Surrounding the aquifer is a large park, where you can take advantage of several walking paths, sport courts, children's playgrounds and a dog park.
The city is also home to the Nugget Casino Resort, as well as the Great Basin Brewing Co., the oldest brewery in the state. Every year, Sparks hosts the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off, a competition based on St. Louis-style ribs and attracting tens of thousands of attendees.
Washoe County School District manages the public schools in Sparks. There's also a large private Christian school in Sparks, Excel Christian School, which serves grades K through 12.
Resources for Moving to Sparks
Here are a few useful resources for planning your move to Sparks:
Utilities: Major utility companies serving Sparks include NV Energy, Southwest Gas and the city's utilities board.
Garbage and Recycling: Waste Management provides residential trash and recyclables collection services.
Transportation: The Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (known as RTC) facilitates several public bus routes through Sparks.
Driver's Licenses: You have 30 days from your arrival date to get a Nevada state driver's license.
As the city grows, demand for housing is increasing, driving prices upward. The median home price is well above the national average but fairly affordable when compared to the Reno metro average. If you prefer to rent, Sparks has a wide variety of rental options to consider, including a number of apartment communities with extensive amenities.
Sparks, NV Storage Statistics
Our lowest priced units in Sparks, NV average $66.25 per month.
314 people have reserved units in Sparks, NV in the past 30 days.
There are 4 locations within Sparks, NV's city limits.
There is 1 location in Sparks, NV that offers AC and Heating features.
†Subject to change. Offered only on selected units. Subject to availability. This offer applies only to the rental fee. Other restrictions, taxes, and fees, including an administrative fee, apply. See contract for full details.
Public Storage is the leading provider of storage units for your personal, business and vehicle needs with thousands of locations nationwide. We offer a wide variety of units and sizes available with no obligation and no long-term commitment. Call today at 1-800-688-8057 for a free reservation and get your first month for just $1.
†Subject to change. Offered only on selected units. Subject to availability. This offer applies only to the rental fee. Other restrictions, taxes, and fees, including an administrative fee, apply. See contract for full details. Promotions good for new customers only. Not available on transfers or additional spaces. Pricing subject to change. Reservation required to guarantee price. Actual unit sizes may vary from approximate size estimate. Please inspect any unit before renting. Online pricing available only for online reservations and rentals. Not sure about the size you need? Don't worry, online pricing discount will be honored for any rental originating from an online reservation.
†Terms and Conditions - Reservation Deposits: A non-refundable reservation deposit is required for some reservations. This deposit will be applied as a credit to rent after move-in. Reservations are valid only for the reservation period specified. Payment of a reservation deposit guarantees a unit's availability during the reservation period for the price listed at the time the reservation is made. In the event a previously reserved unit or similar unit becomes unavailable, you agree that your only remedy is a refund of the reservation deposit. Otherwise, failure to enter a lease for a Public Storage unit within the reservation period results in forfeiture of the reservation deposit.