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Chapmanville, West Virginia (U.S.)

Logan County

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[Flag of Chapmanville, West Virginia] image by Masao Okazaki, 2 September 2022
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The Town of Chapmanville (1,211 inhabitants, 1,800 ha), located deep in the heart of the West Virginia Coalfields and the northernmost municipality in historic Logan County, was recognized as a municipality by the State of West Virginia in 1947.
Ivan Sache, 2 May 2008

The flag of Chapmanville West Virginia, was revealed in July 2022 during the town's 75th anniversary celebration. How the flag was designed and adopted was stated on this post by Councilwoman Robin Adams Mutters on the town's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/townofchapmanville/posts

"The winner of The Town of Chapmanville Flag contest that was hosted by The Chapmanville Beautification Committee and The Town of Chapmanville was Harlea Abraham. Harlea was awarded $400.00 (donated by Ralph Rodighiera) and the first flag. We would like to thank everyone that took the time to submit a design. All the designs were amazing and we may ask for your permission to use it at a later date. The designs were taken to the town council meeting to be voted on, the council, town recorder and mayor choose the winner, I abstained from voting because I knew who each design belonged to and didnít want anyone to think that I was biased. We have some of the most talented people and we are so proud of each one of you and we appreciate everyone that participated."
Masao Okazaki, 2 September 2022


Seal

[City Seal] image by David Zigler, 22 September 2022

The seal (on official documents https://m.facebook.com/townofchapmanville/photos/
David Zigler, 22 September 2022


Logo

[logo] image located by David Zigler, 22 September 2022

The logo (on their official website https://townofchapmanville.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/cropped-black-png.png
David Zigler, 22 September 2022


Chapmanville High School

[Flag of Chapmanville, West Virginia] image by Eugene Ipavec, 19 August 2008

The Chapmanville Regional High School is known as "Home of the Tigers" - http://lc2.boe.loga.k12.wv.us/chaphigh/homepage.htm

The flag is orange-red with a blue-eyed tiger's face outlined in black and the motto "Can't Hide That Tiger Pride".
http://jeremyfarley.com (no longer available) Councilman Jeremy Farley's personal website
Ivan Sache, 2 May 2008

This flag is indeed the flag of Chapmanville High School, and in particular of its athletic teams. It is what is generally known as a 'Spirit Flag', designed to whip up school spirit before football and basketball games, when it is waved at pep rallies. It is not unusual for small towns to adopt their school flags, especially these 'spirit flags', as municipal flags, especially if the local high school has won some sort of state or regional championships in the previous few years.
Ron Lahav, 19 August 2008