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
Gulf Shores 2010

Colorado

City Awarded
Peterson AFB 2010

Georgia

City Awarded
Athens 2010

Idaho

City Awarded
Payette 2010

Illinois

City Awarded
Highland 2010

Iowa

City Awarded
Fort Dodge 2010
Shenandoah 2010
Story City 2010

Kansas

City Awarded
Derby 2010

Nebraska

City Awarded
North Platte 2010

New Jersey

City Awarded
Manasquan 2010

Ohio

City Awarded
Strongsville 2010

Oklahoma

City Awarded
Edmond 2010

Pennsylvania

City Awarded
Philadelphia 2010

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

Tree City USA is an Arbor Day Foundation program in cooperation with:
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