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Somerset County, New Jersey (U.S.)

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[Flag of Somerset County, New Jersey] located by Dov Gutterman, 30 November 2002



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Municipal flags in Somerset County:


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Description of the flag

The Somerset County flag shown here is modified from www.co.somerset.nj.us/countyseal_and_flag.html. It consists of a yellow field, with a seal showing a white map of the county and 21 white stars on a blue disk, and two yellow ribbons bearing the county name and the date 1688.
Dov Gutterman, 30 November 2002

Somerset County (297,490 inhabitants in 2000; 79,000 ha; seat, Somerville), part of the New York Metropolitan Area, was carved out of Middlesex County on 14 May 1688.

The link to the county website explains the flag as follows:
"Center - Map/outline of Somerset County
Stars - 21 representing 21 municipalities
1688 - Year that Somerset County was formed by separating from Middlesex County"

The 21 municipalities are Bedminster Township, Bernards Township, Bernardsville, Bound Brook, Branchburg Township, Bridgewater Township, Far Hills, Franklin Township, Green Brook Township, Hillsborough Township, Manville, Millstone, Montgomery Township, North Plainfield, Peapack and Gladstone, Raritan, Rocky Hill, Somerville, South Bound Brook, Warren Township and Watchung.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Somerset_County%2C_New_Jersey_Municipalities.png Map by Jim Irwin - Wikipedia

Ivan Sache, 3 May 2008


Sheriff's Office

[Flag of Somerset County Sheriff's Office, New Jersey] image by Randy Young, 29 July 2014

Somerset County, New Jersey, is in northern New Jersey and is part of the New York Metropolitan Area. A photograph found online of the Somerset County Sheriff's Office honor guard (www.njsheriff.org/images/bildeCA1B8A3G.jpg), shows the officers carrying the American flag, an unidentified black and white flag, the Somerset County flag, and the Sheriff's Office flag.

The flag of the Somerset County Sheriff's Office features the sheriff's office badge centered on a blue field.

Randy Young, 29 July 2014