US-South Korea Sister City Relationships

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The United States has over 60 sister relationships with communities in South Korea. Nearly half of all US states have at least one sister linkage with South Korea, and 13 of Korea's provinces have at least one partnership in America.

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State U.S. City Sister Partner Province Total
Alabama       Total: 1
  Mobile Pyongtaek Gyeonggi  
Alaska       Total: 1
  Anchorage Incheon Incheon (Metropolitan City)
Arizona  -  -  - Total: 0
Arkansas       Total: 2
  Little Rock Hanam  Gyeonggi  
  North Little Rock Uiwang Gyeonggi  
California State of California Chungcheongnam-do Province (South Chungcheong Province) Total: 20
  Bakersfield Bucheon Gyeonggi  
  Burbank Incheon Incheon (Metropolitan City)
  Carson Wanju-Gu County North Jeolla
  Culver City Iksan North Jeolla
  Fullerton Yongin Gyeonggi  
  Garden Grove Anyang Gyeonggi  
  Glendale Gimpo Gyeonggi  
  Glendale Goseong South Gyeongsang
  Irvine Nowon-gu (District) Seoul (Special City)
  Irvine Seocho-gu (District) Seoul (Special City)
  La Habra Eunpyeong-gu District Seoul (Special City)
  Los Angeles Busan Busan (Metropolian City)
  Newport Beach Yosu South Jeolla
  Pasadena  Paju Gyeonggi  
  Riverside Gangnam-gu (District) Seoul (Special City)
  Sacramento Yongsan-gu (District) Seoul (Special City)
  San Diego Jeonju North Jeolla
  San Francisco Seoul Seoul (Special City)
  Vallejo Jincheon North Chungcheong
Colorado  -  -  - Total: 0
Connecticut  -  -  - Total: 0
Delaware  -  -  - Total: 0
District of Columbia     Total: 1
  Washington Seoul Seoul (Special City)
Florida       Total: 1
  Jacksonville Masan South Gyeongsang
Georgia       Total: 3
  Atlanta Daegu Daegu (Metropolitan City)
  Cobb County Seongdong-gu (District) Seoul (Special City)
  Macon Gwacheon Gyeonggi  
Hawai‘i State of Hawaii Jeju Province Total: 4
  Honolulu Incheon Incheon (Metropolitan City)
  Honolulu Seoul Seoul (Special City)
  Maui County Goyang Gyeonggi  
Idaho State of Idaho Chungcheongbuk-do Province (North Chungcheong Province) Total: 1
Illinois       Total: 1
  Chicago Busan Busan (Metropolitan City)
Indiana  -  -  - Total: 0
Iowa  -  -  - Total: 0
Kansas  -  -  - Total: 0
Kentucky  -  -  - Total: 0
Louisiana  -  -  - Total: 0
Maine  -  -  - Total: 0
Maryland State of Maryland Gyeongsangnam Province (South Gyeongsang Province) Total: 1
Massachusetts     Total: 1
  Pittsfield Cheongju North Chungcheong
Michigan       Total: 1
  Lansing Asan South Chungcheong
Minnesota  -  -  - Total: 0
Mississippi  -   -  - Total: 0
Missouri       Total: 15
  Columbia Suncheon South Jeolla
Montana  -  -  - Total: 0
Nebraska  -  -  - Total: 0
Nevada       Total: 1
  Las Vegas Ansan Gyeonggi  
New Hampshire  -  -  - Total: 0
New Jersey State of New Jersey Jeollabuk-do Province (North Jeolla Province) Total: 1
New Mexico  -  -  - Total: 0
New York       Total: 1
  Buffalo Yeongcheon North Gyeongsang
North Carolina     Total: 1
  Burlington-Alamance Gwacheon Gyeonggi  
North Dakota  -  -  - Total: 0
Ohio State of Ohio Gyeongsangbuk-do Province (North Gyeongsang Province) Total: 1
Oklahoma  -  -  - Total: 0
Oregon State of Oregon Jeollanam-do Province (South Jeolla Province) Total: 5
  Beaverton Cheonan South Chungcheong
  Eugene Jinju South Gyeongsang
  Gresham Sokcho Gangwon  
  Portland Ulsan Ulsan (Metropolitan City)
Pennsylvania     Total: 1
  Philadelphia Incheon Incheon (Metropolitan City)
Rhode Island  -  -  - Total: 0
South Carolina  -  -  - Total: 0
South Dakota  -  -  - Total: 0
Tenessee       Total: 2
  Chattanooga Gangneung Gangwon  
  Knoxville Yesan County South Chungcheong
Texas       Total: 3
  Austin Gwangmyeong Gyeonggi  
  Killeen Osan City Gyeonggi  
  San Antonio Kwangju Gwangju (Metropolitan City)
Utah  -  -  - Total: 0
Vermont  -  -  - Total: 0
Virginia       Total: 4
  Hampton Anyang Gyeonggi  
  Henrico County Yangju Gyeonggi  
  Richmond Uijongbu Gyeonggi  
  Roanoke Wonju Gangwon  
Washington State of Washington Jeollabuk-do Province (North Jeolla Province) Total: 8
  Bellingham Cheongju North Chungcheong
  Federal Way Donghae Gangwon  
  Lakewood Gimhae South Gyeongsang
  Seattle Daejeon Daejeon (Metropolitan City)
  Snoqualmie Gangjin South Jeolla
  Spokane Jecheon North Chungcheong
  Tacoma Gunsan North Jeolla
West Virginia  -  -  - Total: 0
Wisconsin  -  -  - Total: 0
Wyoming  -  -  - Total: 0
  Total Sister States: 8 Total Sister Cities: 59 Combined: 67

Source: Sister Cities International (SCI), CLAIR (Japan),local/state governments, individual sister city partnerships.