Governments of Floyd County and City of Rome, GA

City of Rome - Awards & Recognitions


By Kristi Kent

In celebration of Georgia Cities Week; we celebrate our employees and our city achievements. Rome is a wonderful place to live and visit!

Georgia Association of Water Professionals Platinum Award for Drinking Water Facility, 2018

Georgia Association of Water Professionals Platinum Awards for Wastewater Facility, 2018

Myrtle Hill Trees Recognized for Placement on the Georgia Urban Forest Council
Landmark & Historic Tree Register, 2018

Mother’s Against Drunk Driving DUI Hero Award for Rome Police Department, 2018

GMA & Georgia Trend’s 2017 Live, Work, Play City, 2017

Designated a Bee City, 2017

Georgia Local Government Personnel Association Large Agency Achievement Award
in Human Resources, 2017

Convention South Reader’s Choice Awards for the Best Meeting Sites in the South, 2017

Southern Living’s The South’s Most Charming Streets, 2017

MSN’s Best ‘Main Street’ Shopping Districts in All 50 States, 2017

Arbor Day Foundation Sterling Award, 2017

Historic High Country Award of Association Excellence: Best Event (attendance 1,000-2,500): Fiddlin’ Fest Between the Rivers, 2017

Forbes Magazine Best Places to Retire, 2016

Georgia Exceptional Main Street (GEMS); Recognized Since 2014

Purple Heart City; Designated in 2015

Preserve America Community; Recognized Since 2004

National Arbor Foundation Tree City USA; Recognized Since 1990

Tree City USA; Recognized Since 1990

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