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Yes - Of course Orlando made the 2023 List of Top 20 U.S. Buggiest Cities!

It really is no surprise that Orlando made the 2023 List of Top 20 U.S. Buggiest Cities, but it might surprise you where we are on the list.

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TruGreen has released its annual list of cities most impacted by outdoor pests and of course Orlando made the list, but it might surprise you to know that we're nowhere near the top of the list, not even in the top 5, in fact Orlando comes in at number 8 alongside Daytona Beach and Melbourne.

The only other Florida area to make the list is Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota, which has claimed a top 5 spot at number 5.

We presume that us Floridian's are just used to bugs now!! Or the list has excluded love bugs!!

Check out the list:

  1. Los Angeles, CA

  2. Houston, TX

  3. Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

  4. Atlanta, GA

  5. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Sarasota, FL

  6. Detroit, MI

  7. Cleveland-Akron, OH

  8. Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne, FL

  9. Minneapolis-Saint Paul, MN

  10. Pittsburgh, PA

  11. St. Louis, MO

  12. Indianapolis, IN

  13. Nashville, TN

  14. Raleigh-Durham, NC

  15. Charlotte, NC

  16. Columbus, OH

  17. Grand Rapids-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek, MI

  18. Greenville-Spartanburg-Asheville, NC

  19. San Antonio, TX

  20. Portland, OR

"This year, we have observed shifts in weather and temperature as they stray from traditional patterns, bringing a number of storms and other inclement weather, with predictions indicating a wet spring season ahead," said Brian Feldman, Senior Director of Technical Operations at TruGreen. "This could potentially mean a buggier spring and summer for us all. Mosquitoes and ticks in particular thrive in warm, damp environments, so it is critical that people get ahead of their pest control this year, especially if they live in one of the top 20 metropolitan areas listed.."

For more information about TruGreen and the new report, please visit

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