Virginia Flag History
Adopted: February 1, 1950
Virginia Flag Design: Obverse of the Seal of Virginia on an azure field
Designed by Charles Keck
Virginia Flag Description
§ 1-506. Flag of the Commonwealth.
The Virginia flag of the Commonwealth shall be a deep blue field, with a circular white center of the same material. Upon this circle shall be painted or embroidered, to show on both sides alike, the coat of arms of the Commonwealth, as described in § 1-500 for the obverse of the great seal of the Commonwealth; and there may be a white fringe on the outer edge, furthest from the flagstaff. This shall be known and respected as the flag of the Commonwealth.
Code 1950, § 7-32; 1966, c. 102, § 7.1-32; 2005, c. 839.
Great Seal of the Commonwealth
The Great Seal of the Commonwealth has been in use since 1776. There are two sides to the Great Seal. The front side is called the obverse. The backside of the Great Seal is called the reverse.
Virginia State Flag Salute
The flag of the Commonwealth has a deep blue field with a circular white center. Within the circle is the coat of arms of the Commonwealth. In 1954, the General Assembly adopted an official salute to the flag of Virginia which states:
"I salute the flag of Virginia, with reverence and patriotic devotion to the ‘Mother of States and Statesmen,’ which it represents—the ‘Old Dominion,’ where liberty and independence
NOT ALL VIRGINIA STATE FLAGS ARE THE SAME!
Extra care is taken in making these flags. Flag designs are researched to ensure that they are authentic and current. We use sturdy fabrics, allowing the flags to be flown outdoors, indoors, or carried in parades.
Constructed with 100% Heavy Duty Nylon (digital dyed) ★ Beautiful, brilliant colors ★ Resistant to wear and tear of sun & rain ★ Complete with heavy canvas heading & brass grommets to meet the most demanding commercial and residential uses.
- All outdoor flags are finished with heavy-duty thread, polyester heading, brass grommets, and four needle fly hem
- State flags constructed to precise specifications
- Flies in the slightest breeze
- Proudly Made In The USA
- Beautiful Presentation - This Virginia Flag makes an excellent gift for friends, parents, or to PROUDLY display on your HOME or OFFICE.
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- Rich, Vivid Colors
- Mildew Resistant
- Sheds Water
- Lightweight for Flyability
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