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New York City is no longer home to America's tallest Christmas tree. That honor now belongs to Enid, Oklahoma.

At 140 feet, Enid's towering Christmas tree stands 75 percent taller than the world-famous Rockefeller Center tree. The gigantic fir traveled 2,000 miles from just outside California's Shasta-Trinity National Forest, chosen from trees marked for harvest.

Enid Christmas Tree
Credit: The One

Heralded as the world's tallest Christmas tree in 2021, the "Christ Tree" is decorated with 20,000 multi-colored LED lights, 10,000 ornaments, and ringed by a forest of 12 smaller trees. It's also the centerpiece of The One, the city's 42-day event featuring concerts, plays, and activities celebrating Christmas.

The One is the brainchild of Enid entrepreneur Kyle Williams. Williams told The Oklahoman the tree came from California earlier in the year.

Enid Oklahoma Christmas Tree
Credit: The One

"Getting the tree here was probably one of the more difficult tasks, so I confess I was nervous," Williams said. "The thing could sag, it could break, it went through a snowstorm, it went through a thunderstorm, but it finally arrived here on time. I just believe the Lord had a hand in that in bringing that tree here safely." He came up with the idea for The One with his wife Carol and their four grown children.

"We are excited to offer families an incredible experience, one that will create memories to last a lifetime. Our main goal is to highlight the true meaning of Christmas: our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ," Williams explained in a news release. "This tree is a reminder of his greatness and that it's time we bring faith, hope, and joy back into the holiday season! We are also looking forward to embracing visitors to Enid and are confident that they will have an inviting experience."