Schaumburg 1Schaumburg is a city located in Cook County, in the U.S. state of Illinois. Located in the northeastern area of the state, Schaumburg is home to a population of over 74,000 residents and sits within the sprawling Chicago Metropolitan Statistical Area, the third-largest in the country and anchored by the third-largest city in the U.S. Schaumburg sits about 30 miles northwest of Chicago proper and is surrounded by medium-sized villages such as Hoffman Estates, Rolling Meadows, Palatine and Elk Grove Village, to name a few. Schaumburg is where the worldwide headquarters of Motorola Solutions are located and today it is a major part of the greater Chicago metro area.

Basic Facts About Schaumburg

  • Current population: 74,200
  • Current mayor: Al Larson (president)
  • Total area: 19.33 sq mi
  • Official website:
  • Located in: Cook County
  • Founded in: 1956 (incorporated)
  • Zip codes: 60173, 60193-60195
  • Area codes: 224, 331, 630, 847

Auto Transport to and from Schaumburg

Schaumburg is located about 30 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, placing it firmly within the Chicago metro area. Large metropolitan areas are where auto shippers prefer to run routes into and out of, as that’s where the most customers are – Chicago, as the third-largest city in the U.S., anchors the largest metro area in Illinois and the third-largest in the country, making it one of the most popular auto transport locations in the northern United States. This makes Schaumburg cheaper to ship to or from, more often than not, as carriers can easily stop in the city to pickup or deliver loads and then move on to other areas around Chicago.

Auto transport companies have an easier time getting into and out of Schaumburg thanks to its location along Interstate 90, a major east-west interstate highway that many auto shippers utilize to get around the northern areas of the country. Schaumburg sits right along its route, allowing carriers quick access to the northern parts of the city and, with several state highways running through it as well, they can access numerous areas of the city quickly and easily. Many shippers will pass through Schaumburg either on their way to or when they leave Chicago, which usually makes prices lower and pickup times faster.

If you’re interested in shipping a vehicle to or from Schaumburg, make sure to take a minute and fill out our online auto transport quote request form. The form is free to fill out and only takes a minute, and once you do you will receive quotes from top-rated auto shippers in your email inbox within minutes of submission. Once you have some quotes you can compare prices and services and find the right company for your shipping needs. If you have questions about the quotes you will receive, our services or the information on our website, or just need some help getting your free quotes, you can also contact one of our live, friendly agents toll-free at 800-930-7417. They can answer questions, explain more about the industry and how we work, give great advice on moving forward once you have your quotes and more.

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