Japan-US Relations

Sister City / Partner City Relationships (as of June 2017)

U.S. Municipalities Japanese Municipalities (Current) Year Web Site (if available)
TN
Athens Isahaya-shi, Nagasaki 1986  
Hendersonville Tsuru-shi, Yamanashi 1983 https://www.facebook.com/JapanTennessee/
Knoxville Muroran-shi, Hokkaido 1991 https://www.facebook.com/Cedar-Bluff-Middle-Knoxville-USA-Muroran-Japan-Sister-City-Partnersip-223967517977096/
McMinnville Mikawa-machi, Yamagata 1994 https://www.facebook.com/Sister-Cities-Mikawa-Mcminnville-175107012662188/
Nashville Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa
2014*
(Partner City)
http://www.scnashville.org/kamakura-japan.html
Oak Ridge Naka-shi, Ibaraki 1990 http://www.oakridgesistercity.org/
Smyrna Zama-shi, Kanagawa 1991 http://www.townofsmyrna.org/residents/cultural/sister-city-program
KY
Bowling Green Kawanishi-shi, Hyogo 1992 http://www.bgky.org/sister-city
Elizabethtown Koori-machi, Fukushima 1992 http://www.elizabethtownky.org/sister-city.asp
Frankfort Shimamoto-cho, Osaka 2017  
Georgetown Tahara-shi, Aichi 1990 http://www.georgetownky.com/Japanese-Sister-City/japanese-sister-city
Lexington Shinhidaka-cho, Hokkaido 1988 https://www.lexingtonky.gov/departments/sister-cities-commission
Madison, Berea, Richmond Hokuto-shi, Yamanashi 1988 http://www.mcic-ky.org/
Morgantown Nanao-shi, Ishikawa 1992  
Owensboro, Daviess, Ohio Nisshin-shi, Aichi 2007 https://www.owensborosistercities.org/
AR
El Dorado Zentsuji-shi, Kawaga 1964  
Hot Springs Hanamaki-shi, Iwate 1993 http://www.cityhs.net/236/Sister-City-Program
Pine Bluff Bando-shi, Ibaraki 1986  
LA
New Orleans Matsue-shi, Shimane 1994  
Port of New Orleans Port of Kushiro, Hokkaido 1984  
MS
None