North Carolina

North Carolina Urban Forestry Coordinator

Nancy Stairs
Urban Forestry Program Coordinator
NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
1616 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC, 27699

If your inquiry is specific to an expected shipment from or information regarding the Arbor Day Foundation, please contact Member Services at
or 888-448-7337.

North Carolina is in zones: 5–9 (more)

Hardiness Zone Map

Tree City USA Communities: 72

City Years Population
Charlotte 33 731000
Raleigh 25 416468
Greensboro 22 272128
Winston-Salem 13 230000
Durham 30 228330
Fayetteville 11 184859
Fort Bragg 8 143000
Cary 30 142910
High Point 9 107157
Wilmington 10 105000
Greenville 24 85059
Asheville 33 75000
Jacksonville 33 74610
Gastonia 12 72934
Chapel Hill 14 57432
Burlington 19 49343
Wilson 31 49297
Hickory 8 42000
Monroe 27 38000
Goldsboro 15 36437
Salisbury 27 33663
Indian Trail 6 33518
Mooresville 4 32800
Wake Forest 34 31073
New Bern 17 30000
Matthews 13 28000
Rocky Mount 10 27049
Kernersville 3 23782
Statesville 21 23000
Lumberton 30 21542
Carrboro 28 19582
Boone 20 17251
Clayton 7 16437
Laurinburg 33 16086
Eden 19 15696
Albemarle 6 15680
Pinehurst 7 14800
Graham 32 14229
Hendersonville 22 13278
Newton 3 12995
Southern Pines 33 12600
Knightdale 12 12091
Davidson 3 10944
Waxhaw 4 10298
Belmont 5 10264
Waynesville 6 10191
Marion 24 8187
Brevard 34 7609
Oak Island 16 7126
Wendell 30 5967
Mocksville 20 5067
Edenton 34 5008
Valdese 26 4500
Zebulon 8 4493
Farmville 34 4468
Burgaw 3 3940
Weaverville 23 3714
Red Springs 32 3700
Jamestown 5 3504
Carolina Shores 2 3113
River Bend 4 3100
Swansboro 1 2704
Sylva 8 2601
Maxton 27 2462
St Pauls 27 2176
Franklinton 28 2100
Taylorsville 14 2050
Surf City 11 1850
Pine Knoll Shores 13 1306
Oriental 18 875
Beech Mountain 4 322
Bald Head Island 1 158
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