if they have "welcome wagon" contact them
Check out the local chamber of commerce, they have good info on the city you are going to. And good resources for the necessities.
Find a forum and join and see what there is to be said about your new location.
google the new place and learn more about it.
Figure out where public transportation is, if you need that. Check out the demographics and crime rates for that city....which areas you might feel comfortable in. Find out how far you might be from emergency services or schools and work opportunities. If you know where you'll be moving, then you can find out which electrical service you'll be using. They can tell you the average power bill for that address, and it's useful to know how much any deposits might be.
The first things, you have to look for a job.
look it up on the internet , try to find out as much as you can about it