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

Florida

City Awarded
Gainesville 2006

Illinois

City Awarded
Champaign 2006
Genoa 2006
Mount Vernon 2006
Orland Park 2006

Indiana

City Awarded
Madison 2006

Iowa

City Awarded
Glidden 2006

Kentucky

City Awarded
Warren County 2006

Louisiana

City Awarded
Alexandria 2006
Shreveport 2006

Maryland

City Awarded
Laurel 2006

Massachusetts

City Awarded
Sturbridge 2006

Mississippi

City Awarded
Lucedale 2006

Nebraska

City Awarded
Gretna 2006

Nevada

City Awarded
Henderson 2006

New York

City Awarded
Garden City 2006

North Carolina

City Awarded
Hendersonville 2006

North Dakota

City Awarded
Hazen 2006

Ohio

City Awarded
Groveport 2006
Lebanon 2006

Oklahoma

City Awarded
Muskogee 2006

Texas

City Awarded
Waco 2006

Wisconsin

City Awarded
Chilton 2006
Stoughton 2006

Wyoming

City Awarded
Cheyenne 2006

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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