List of twin towns and sister cities in North America

This is a list of "twin towns" or "sister cities" in the continent of North America — that is, pairs of towns or cities in different countries which have town twinning arrangements. Where known, the date of formation of the twinning agreement is included in parentheses.

The list is likely to always remain incomplete, since no canonical list of such arrangements exists; even those towns that are listed may well have arrangements which are not listed here. A searchable, interactive list is maintained by Sister Cities International. Any twinning arrangement should be listed at two locations in the series of lists: once for each of the towns involved in the arrangement.



  Bridgetown, Nova Scotia, Canada[1]
  Borough of Hackney, London, England, United Kingdom
  Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
  Borough of Haringey, London, England, United Kingdom[2][3] (2009)
  Reading, England, United Kingdom[4]
  Charleston, South Carolina, United States





  Amsterdam, Netherlands
  Paramaribo, Suriname

Costa RicaEdit

  San Jose, California, United States (1961);
  Okayama Japan (1971);
  Maracay, Venezuela (1980); Taipei, Taiwan (1984)
  Marietta, Georgia, United States
  Kesennuma, Miyagi, Japan

Dominican RepublicEdit

El SalvadorEdit


  Fredericia, Denmark
  Fuglafjørður, Faroe Islands
  Hafnarfjörður, Iceland
  Aalborg, Denmark (2002)
  Aalborg, Denmark (1963)
  Odense, Denmark
  Roskilde, Denmark




  Lynnwood, Washington, United States[11]
  Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, United States[12]
  Corpus Christi, Texas, United States (Sister Ports program)[13]
  Freeport, Maine, United States (2005)[14]
  Taipei, Taiwan (1975);
  New Orleans, Louisiana, United States[15]


  Coventry, England, United Kingdom
  Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  Hartford, Connecticut, United States




Puerto RicoEdit

  San Diego, California, United States
  Jacksonville, Florida, United States
  Santiago, Dominican Republic
  Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  Manila, Philippines
  San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines
  Zaragoza, Spain
  Cebu City, Philippines
  Davao City, Philippines

Trinidad and TobagoEdit

United StatesEdit


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  14. ^ Santa Barbara—Freeport Sister Cities Archived 2008-09-07 at the Wayback Machine from Freeport chapter of Rotary International. Retrieved 2008-06-07.
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