Small Cities Month

The National League of Cities has proclaimed the month of June to be Small Cities Month. During the month cities, towns, and villages across the country will highlight and celebrate the enormous contributions small cities and towns make toward the fabric of our nation.

Please use the samples provided below to help in your celebration. We ask that you send us photos and stories of your celebrations so we can make them a part of our webpage. To share your information with NLC, or learn about the Small Cities Council please contact Mae Davis.


To be used to advertise Small Cities Month in your community.
A smaller version of the poster is also available.

Sample Press Release

To bring attention to Small Cities Month and the important role small cities, towns, and villages play in the American way of life.

Sample PSA

For release to public radio and television stations to show appreciation for your small city during small cities month.

Sample Celebration Release

For release to the media to advertise what activities your city is doing to celebrate small cities month.

Small Cities Month Fact Sheet

Background information of the National League of Cities Small Cities Council and establishing small cities month.

Small Cities Proclamation

Encourage all cities to sign a proclamation proclaiming June small cities month.

Small Cities Month Promotion Checklist

A guide/suggestions for celebration small cities month.