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This is a list of official
colors of U.S. states.
Red and White [1 ]
Federal Blue and Old Gold Adopted in 1915
Blue and Gold (1951) Blue for the sky, gold for the
California Gold Rush. First used by University of California, Berkeley in 1875. [3 ]
Colonial Blue and Buff
Orange, Red, and White
Orange for the orange on the Seal and the oranges that grow there, and red and white because of the colors on the flag.
[5 ] Each island has its own official color
Red, Green, and Gold
Blue and Gold
none Blue, White and Gold
[5 ] [8 ]
Red, White, Black, and Gold From the coat of arms of the Calvert and Crossland families
none Blue, Green and Cranberry
(February 21, 2005)
[9 ] [10 ]
none Silver and Blue
Blue for [11 ] Lake Tahoe and the mountain bluebird, silver for the granite of the Sierra Nevada and the silver country of northern Nevada. [12 ]
none Buff and Blue
[5 ] [13 ]
none Red and Yellow
Same shades as in New Mexico state flag
none Blue and Gold
none Red and Blue
none Red, White and Blue
Same shades as the Ohio state flag
none Green and White
[5 ] [15 ]
none Navy Blue and Gold
[5 ] [16 ] (1959) [17 ]
none Blue and Gold
none Indigo Blue
Adopted in 2008
[19 ] [20 ]
none Orange and White
none Red, White, and Blue
Same shades as the Texas state flag
none Black and Yellow
The flag background is blue.
No official state colors are listed the state legislature's State Symbols webpage
nor in Chapter 1.20 of the Revised Code of Washington (where other official symbols are designated). [21 ] Some sources list dark green and gold/yellow, the two colors specified for the flag by law since 1925. [22 ] [23 ]
Old Gold and Blue
References [ edit ]
^ "Camellia, State Flower of Alabama". Coloring Book. Alabama Judicial System . Retrieved October 30, 2012.
^ "Arizona's State Symbols". Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records. Archived from the original on 2010-06-02 . Retrieved November 8, 2009.
^ History and Culture - State Symbols California State Library
^ Delaware Facts and Symbols Delaware state website
^ a b c d e Official State Colors, NetState.com, accessed April 21, 2006.
^ §5-16.5 Official island colors Hawaii legislature
^ "Indiana Fun Facts". Indiana House Republicans . Retrieved November 19, 2014. "The state colors are blue and gold."
^ Louisiana State Legislature RS 49:161
^ Massachusetts Facts: State Symbols Massachusetts Gov. Website
^ General Laws of Massachusetts Part I Title I Chapter 2 Section 53
^ NRS 235.025 State colors. Nevada legislature
^ Nevada information: State symbols Official state website
^ Chapter 170, Laws of NJ
^ "Official State Symbols of North Carolina". North Carolina State Library (State of North Carolina) . Retrieved 2008-01-26.
^ Oklahoma Banking Department Annual Report 2010 (page 12)
^ "Oregon Guard Bulletin, May 1, 1936". Oregon State Library . Retrieved November 19, 2014. "The medal (...) is suspended from a ribbon of blue and gold, the official state colors."
^ "Oregon Almanac: Dance to Hot Springs". Oregon Blue Book . Retrieved November 19, 2014. "Blue and gold are the state colors."
^ "Pennsylvania State Colors". State Symbols USA . Retrieved October 7, 2014.
^ "South Carolina State House: Colors & Textiles". South Carolina State House . Retrieved October 30, 2012.
^ S*1033 (Rat #0229, Act #0200 of 2008) General Bill, By Cromer and Campsen South Carolina Legislature Online
^ "State Symbols". Washington State Legislature . Retrieved October 30, 2012.
^ "Chapter 1.20 RCW, General Provisions". Revised Code of Washington. Washington State Legislature . Retrieved October 30, 2012.
^ "RCW 1.20.010, State flag". Revised Code of Washington. Washington State Legislature . Retrieved October 30, 2012.
^ "Departmental, Statistical and General Information". West Virginia Legislature . Retrieved November 19, 2014.
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