New Jersey State Flag

A flag is often an amalgam of anecdotes that tell the history of a state.

You will find below the description and explanation for the symbols of the flag of New Jersey.

The flag of New Jersey was adopted on 11 March 1896. It consists of a beige background on which is drawn the state seal in the center. It was designed in 1777 by Francis Hopkinson. It refers at first to agriculture, very present and main resource of New Jersey to its creation (horse head, plows). Then two characters are represented. On the left, it is an allegory of freedom. She carries a spear on which is placed a Phrygian cap, a French symbol for this virtue. To the right is Ceres, goddess that relates to prosperity. These two women are used to illustrate the state motto, in lower band: "Liberty and Prosperity". New Jersey joined the United States on 4 July 1777, at the Declaration of Independence, as a part of the original thirteen states that created the United States. New Jersey is known as the "Garden State", and its capital is Trenton.

On this website, you can download the New Jerseyan flag in different sizes.

All New Jersey's flags are available in 4 different resolutions to best suit your purposes (S, M, L, XL). Click on the flag to access the download page.

Custom designs for the New Jersey's flag