100 Best Communities for Young People,  2008
The 2008 100 Best Communities for Young People includes cities and small towns located across the United States that are wonderful places for youth to live and grow up. Included on this impressive list are 44 communities that have been recognized as 100 Best Communities three times in a row. The list is compiled by America's Promise
View interactive map with information about each winning community

ALABAMA
  • Sylacauga***
  • Huntsville/Madison County
  • Metro Birmingham

ALASKA

  • Municipality of Anchorage***

ARIZONA

  • Chandler***
  • Scottsdale***
  • Tempe***


ARKANSAS

  • Little Rock***

CALIFORNIA

  • City of Burbank
  • City of Chino
  • City of Fontana
  • Georgetown Divide
  • City of Riverside
  • Sacramento County
  • Solano County***

COLORADO

  • Lafayette

CONNECTICUT

  • Milford***

FLORIDA

  • Coral Springs***
  • Greenacres***
  • City of Plantation
  • Hillsborough County/ Tampa
  • Manatee County***
  • St. Petersburg***

GEORGIA

  • Bibb County
  • Columbus/ Muscogee County

HAWAII

  • City and County of Honolulu

IDAHO

  • City of Boise
  • Nampa***

ILLINOIS

  • Oak Park

INDIANA

  • Tippecanoe County

IOWA

  • Ames
  • Dubuque
  • Lamoni***
  • Storm Lake/Buena Vista County

KENTUCKY

  • Lexington***
  • Louisville Metro***
  • Mt.Sterling/    Montgomery County***
  • Murray-Calloway County***

MARYLAND

  • Wicomico County/ Salisbury***


MASSACHUSETTS

  • Barnstable County***
  • Bedford
  • Boston
  • Brockton
  • Cambridge***
  • Fall River
  • Somerville

MICHIGAN

  • Greater Midland
  • Marquette and Alger Counties***
  • Sanilac County
MINNESOTA
  • City of Saint Paul
  • Landfall
  • Mankato/North Mankato***
  • Northfield
  • St. Louis Park***

MISSOURI

  • City of St. Joseph
  • Springfield-Greene County***

MONTANA

  • Missoula***
  • Whitefish

NEBRASKA

  • City of Lincoln
  • Boys Town***
  • Grand Island

NEW YORK

  • Town of Huntington
  • New York City

NORTH CAROLINA

  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg***
  • Pitt County

NORTH DAKOTA

  • Grand Forks***

OHIO

  • Findlay-Hancock County***
  • Toledo

OKLAHOMA

  • Oklahoma City***

OREGON

  • Benton County***

PENNSYLVANIA

  • Abington***
  • Indiana County

RHODE ISLAND

  • Providence***


SOUTH CAROLINA

  • Aiken County
  • Charleston
  • Rock Hill
  • School District of Oconee County

TEXAS

  • Arlington
  • City of Longview
  • City of Sugar Land***
  • Houston/Harris County
  • Nacogdoches County
  • St. Johns Tri-School Community

UTAH

  • Brigham City

VIRGINIA

  • Bristol
  • Chesterfield County***
  • City of Alexandria
  • City of Hampton***
  • City of Newport News***
  • Hanover County

WASHINGTON

  • Bellevue***
  • City of Lakewood***
  • Lower Yakima Valley
  • Spokane County***

WEST VIRGINIA

  • Mercer County***
  • Monroe County

WISCONSIN

  • Appleton Fox Cities***
  • Crawford County
  • Greater Green Bay Area
  • Jefferson County
  • City of Waukesha
***Three-time winner
Source: http://www.americaspromise.org/APAPage.aspx?id=9846

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