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Elgin County, Ontario (Canada)

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[Elgin County, ON, flag] image located by Valentin Poposki, 27 October 2011

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Description of the flag

The County of Elgin, Ontario, has two flags. One, the traditional, is used for official functions of the county. It is the county crest on a white background. The crest is circular with an inner shield that shows a beaver under (oak or maple?) leaves. In the outer circle "COUNTY*OF*ELGIN*ONTARIO". Above is positioned a crown. The other, marketing flag, is used to promote the county and flies from the exterior of county facilities. It consists of the county logo on a white background. The logo consists of three curves - yellow, green and blue, "Elgin (in green) / County (in green-yellow)" and "Progressive by Nature (in green)" below.
Information, photos of the flags and images of the crest and the logo thanks to Brian Masschaele, Director of Community and Cultural Services.

About the county:
"The County of Elgin is situated in the heart of southwestern Ontario along the north shore of Lake Erie and due south of Highway 401 in what can be best described as a rich agricultural zone complemented by a strong and developing industrial base. The County is an upper-tier municipality comprised of seven local municipalities covering a sprawling area of 460,000 acres, with a population of approximately 50,000 people." - from official county website:
Valentin Poposki, 26 February 2010

Marketing flag

[Elgin County, ON, flag] image by Rob Raeside, 27 October 2011

This is the flag of the County of Elgin, Ontario (for every-day use).
Valentin Poposki, 27 October 2011