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Essex County, New Jersey (U.S.)

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[Flag of Essex County, New Jersey] image by Jens Pattke, 4 May 2001



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Municipal flags in Essex County:


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Description of the flag

The Essex County flag was adopted on 25 April 1957.

Source: David Martucci: "The flags of New Jersey" in Flag Bulletin X:2-3 (from III.ICV); Flag Research Center Winchester

Jens Pattke, 4 May 2001


Variant of the flag

At a press conference held by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. I noticed that the flag on his left (viewer's right) was the flag of Essex County, NJ. However, it was not the same as the design shown above. The flag can be seen in this video from the press conference: www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0lZFBoD9LM

The same flag can also be seen in a photo from this article: thealternativepress.com/towns/west-essex/articles/governor-chris-christie-opens-turtle-back-zoo-sea.

The main differences in design are the addition of "COUNTY OF ESSEX" in the blue area above the seal, and "NEW JERSEY" in the blue area below the seal. In addition, the seal is gold/yellow on white which makes it difficult to see.

Andy S., 7 May 2013