Tree City USA—Sterling Communities

A community earning 10 Growth Awards is recognized as a Sterling Tree City USA. Sterling communities are regarded as leaders in community forestry and are often looked upon as innovators.

Sterling Communities by State

Alabama

City Awarded
Daphne 2000

Arizona

City Awarded
Scottsdale 2000

California

City Awarded
Lompoc 2000

Colorado

City Awarded
Highlands Ranch 2000

Florida

City Awarded
Orlando 2000
Plantation 2000
Winter Park 2000

Georgia

City Awarded
Cornelia 2000
Gainesville 2000
Macon 2000

Illinois

City Awarded
Chicago 2000
Lincolnshire 2000

Indiana

City Awarded
Elkhart 2000

Iowa

City Awarded
Dubuque 2000
Dysart 2000
Waterloo 2000

Kansas

City Awarded
Overland Park 2000

Maryland

City Awarded
Westminster 2000

Nebraska

City Awarded
Lincoln 2000
Offutt AFB 2000

New Jersey

City Awarded
Paramus 2000
Stafford 2000

Tennessee

City Awarded
Bristol 2000
Jackson 2000

Texas

City Awarded
Euless 2000

Utah

City Awarded
Salt Lake City 2000

Virginia

City Awarded
Herndon 2000

View By Year

See the list of Sterling Community designations for each year the award was given.

Year Communities
2011 22
2010 14
2009 28
2008 23
2007 21
2006 25
2005 26
2004 28
2003 17
2002 30
2001 22
2000 27

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