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Elmhurst, Illinois (U.S.)

DuPage County

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[Elmhurst, Illinois flag] image located by Christopher Bedwell, 11 June 2008

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Description of the flag

Elmhurst is a suburb of Chicago.
Christopher Bedwell, 10 June 2008

The flag is white, with a descending broad red diagonal; over all the seal of the city.

"1.14 City flag.
The flag of the City of Elmhurst shall be a white flag bordered with gold fringe. There shall be a carmine sash running diagonally across the flag with superimposed shield. The shield shall bear the name "Elmhurst" in black letters on a white background with two elm leaves on a yellow background, between which shall be the numerals "1869" in black. This shield shall further contain three green elm trees on a background of blue, below which shall appear the letters "ILL" in black on a white background. A copy of the flag design is attached hereto and made a part hereof. (11/1/71)

1.10 City seal.
(a) It is hereby established, ordained, and declared that the official seal of the City is established to now and in the future be as follows: The impression shall be circular in form, in the outer circle of which are inscribed the words, "The Corporate Seal of the City of Elmhurst, 1910." Within the inner circle are inscribed the words, "State of Illinois" and also within the inner circle is depicted a design including an eagle, a rainbow and a section of the sun. This seal is to be, in every instance, used where it is by law necessary in order to give effect to the municipal acts of the city. (2/17/70)
(b) The seal of the city shall be and remain in the exclusive custody of the City Clerk.
(c) Except where otherwise provided by the Illinois Revised Statutes, the seal of the city, when used, shall be affixed by the City Clerk only."

Dov Gutterman, 27 October 2002


[City Seal] located by Paul Bassinson, 10 July 2019

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Paul Bassinson, 10 July 2019