Awards & Honors

The City of Roanoke has been recognized regionally and nationally for its outstanding quality of life.The National Civic League named Roanoke an All-America City seven times. No other city in the United States can make this claim to fame, and we’re proud to be at the top of the list.
    Our city was selected as one of "America's Most Livable Communities" by Partners for Livable Communities, a national, nonprofit organization working to restore and renew communities.
      Roanoke is a Certified Crime Prevention Community, a one-of-a-kind program of recognition created by the Governor's Partnership Commission for Community Safety. The City of Roanoke has also been recognized by the Governor of Virginia for its environmental stewardship.
      1. 2014

        View the awards tat the city of Roanoke was recognized for in 2014.

      2. 2013

        Check out the 2013 awards that were earned by the city of Roanoke.

      3. 2012

        This page contains a full list of the awards earned by the city of Roanoke for the year of 2012.

      4. 2011

        Please take the time to view some of the awards that were won by the city of Roanoke in 2011.

      5. 2010

        Check out the awards earned by the city of Roanoke in 2010.

      6. 2009

        Please take the time to view the various awards that were earned by the City of Roanoke in 2009.

      7. 2008

        Roanoke had a very successful year in 2008, view all of the awards earned by the hardworking citizens of the city.

      8. 2007

        Recognize the several awards earned by the City of Roanoke in 2007.

      9. 2006

        Give a second of your time to see the various awards earned by the city of Roanoke in 2006.

      10. 2005

        Take a few moments to reflect on all of the wonderful awards that were earned by the city of Roanoke in 2005.

      11. 2004

        Please take the time to look at the awards won by the City of Roanoke in 2004.

      12. 2003

        Be sure to view how successful of a year 2003 was for the city of Roanoke.

      13. 2002

        The city of Roanoke won several awards in 2002, take a few moments to find out which ones here.

      14. 2001

        See how awesome the city of Roanoke was at earning awards in 2001.

      15. 1999

        Come to know all of the various awards that were won by the city of Roanoke in 1999.

      16. 1998

        Please be sure to see all of the awards and honors granted to the city of Roanoke in 1998.

      17. 1997

        The spring 1997 issue of Southern Business and Development magazine ranked mid-size and small markets by the number of economic development announcements creating at least 100 jobs. The period covered was 1994 through 1997. In its size market, Roanoke ranked as number 10 in the nation!

      18. 1996

        See why 1996 was such a great year for the city of Roanoke!