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image by Jens Pattke, 18 April 2010
- indicates flag is known.
- indicates it is reported that there is no known flag.
Municipal flags in Blaine County:
The flag of the Blaine County, Idaho, is white with seal-like emblem in the middle. It consist of two circles - the inner circle contains a mountain and sun. The outer circle contains the name "BLAINE COUNTY" divided by two
Indian-like red drawings. Around the circle are arranged four elements representing the community - clockwise: a fish, sheep and cow, corn, and mining cart. The contest for the flag was organized 15 or 20 years ago. Only one flag
was produced, and now no flag is used by the county. The only flag was almost destroyed by the harsh weather. Information and photo of flag thanks to Charlene Nelson, Operations Director, Blaine County Government.
About the county:
"Blaine County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2000 Census the county had a population of 18,991 (2007 estimate: 21,560). The county seat and largest city is Hailey. The county is home to the Sun Valley ski resort. Blaine County was created by the Idaho Legislature on March 5, 1895, by combining Alturas and Logan Counties. Its present boundaries were set on February 8, 1919, when a western portion became Camas County. The county is named after former congressman and 1884 Republican presidential nominee James G. Blaine." - from Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blaine_County,_Idaho.
Official county website: http://www.co.blaine.id.us/.
Valentin Poposki, 31 October 2009