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
Florence 2007

Arizona

City Awarded
Tempe 2007

California

City Awarded
Concord 2007
Garden Grove 2007
Tulare 2007

Florida

City Awarded
Deerfield Beach 2007
North Miami 2007
Winter Springs 2007

Indiana

City Awarded
Middlebury 2007

Iowa

City Awarded
Allison 2007
Badger 2007
Fayette 2007
Waverly 2007

Kansas

City Awarded
Hutchison 2007
Mulvane 2007

Missouri

City Awarded
Branson 2007

Nebraska

City Awarded
Central City 2007
Creighton 2007

New York

City Awarded
Kingston 2007

North Carolina

City Awarded
Oak Island 2007

Texas

City Awarded
Southlake 2007

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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