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Washington New Flag 2.png|WA Flag Proposal "apollohawkridge 2"
 
Washington New Flag 2.png|WA Flag Proposal "apollohawkridge 2"
 
Washington New Flag 3.png|WA Flag Proposal "apollohawkridge 3"
 
Washington New Flag 3.png|WA Flag Proposal "apollohawkridge 3"
Proposal flag washington silhouette rainier.svg|Proposal "Rainier" for a flag for the state of Washington, showing Washington's head in yellow and mount rainier in white on a green background.
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Proposal flag washington silhouette rainier.svg|Proposal "Rainier" for a flag for the state of Washington, showing Washington's head in yellow and mount rainier in white on a green background. By [[User:Qaz_Janssen|Qaz]] Dec 2019 ([[User:Qaz Janssen/Proposals/Subnational/US-WOL#Washington|details]])
 
Washington2.png|Second redesign by [[User:SimplisticFlags|SimplisticFlags]]. September 2019. ([[User:SimplisticFlags/Flag Proposals/American States#Washington|details]])
 
Washington2.png|Second redesign by [[User:SimplisticFlags|SimplisticFlags]]. September 2019. ([[User:SimplisticFlags/Flag Proposals/American States#Washington|details]])
 
Washington - Blue.png|Part of a series of designs for state flags, all in blue and white. (Posted by Ken Morton)
 
Washington - Blue.png|Part of a series of designs for state flags, all in blue and white. (Posted by Ken Morton)
 
WA807.png|([[User:Trevor807/Proposals|details]])
 
WA807.png|([[User:Trevor807/Proposals|details]])
 
My redesign flag of washington state.png|Washington State flag redesign by Luismanuel1995. November 2019
 
My redesign flag of washington state.png|Washington State flag redesign by Luismanuel1995. November 2019
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Screen Shot 2020-04-03 at 5.48.09 PM.png|flag by rr2701
 
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Latest revision as of 00:49, April 4, 2020

For the national capital of the United States, see District of Columbia.

The flag of the state of Washington consists of the state seal (which bears an image of George Washington) on a field of dark green with gold fringe being optional. It is the only U.S. state flag with a field of green as well as the only state flag with the image of an American president. Because the seal must be stitched on both sides, the flag is the most costly state flag in the United States.

Proposals for a New Flag of WashingtonEdit

SymbolismEdit

George Washington's coat of armsEdit

George Washington COA

A large number of proposed flags of Washington use or allude to George Washington's coat of arms as an alternative way to commemorate the state's namesake. Since the District of Columbia already uses a banner of Washington's arms as its official flag, most designs make changes to it, often in a way that adds additional symbolism.

Regional Flag Proposals Edit

Eastern Washington is a unique region within Washington. Separated from the rest of the state by the Cascade Range, the climate is generally much drier, and the population is much smaller and more spread out. Reflecting this uniqueness, a separate regional flag (such as the one below) may serve as an informal source of pride.

Eastern Washington Regional Flag

Example Regional Flag for Eastern Washington

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