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

California

City Awarded
Newport Beach 2004
Roseville 2004

Colorado

City Awarded
Lamar 2004

Georgia

City Awarded
Dalton 2004
Savannah 2004

Illinois

City Awarded
Glen Ellyn 2004
Oak Park 2004
Palos Park 2004

Iowa

City Awarded
Clarinda 2004
Johnston 2004
Keystone 2004
Polk City 2004

Kansas

City Awarded
McPherson 2004
Roeland Park 2004

Michigan

City Awarded
Berkley 2004

Minnesota

City Awarded
Minneapolis 2004

Nebraska

City Awarded
Auburn 2004
Columbus 2004

New York

City Awarded
Ithaca 2004

Ohio

City Awarded
Cincinnati 2004

Oklahoma

City Awarded
Midwest City 2004

Oregon

City Awarded
Echo 2004

Texas

City Awarded
New Braunfels 2004

Utah

City Awarded
Moab 2004

Washington

City Awarded
Fairchild AFB 2004

Wisconsin

City Awarded
Fond de Lac 2004
Fort Atkinson 2004
Greenfield 2004

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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