South Dakota State Flag

South Dakota State Flag
South Dakota State Flag
 
The South Dakota flag features the state seal surrounded by a golden blazing sun in a field of sky blue. Letters reading "South Dakota, The Mount Rushmore State", the official state nickname, are arranged in a circle around the sun.

Detail South Dakota State Flag

Detail: South Dakota





In 1992 legislative action changed the wording on the flag of South Dakota from
THE SUNSHINE STATE to THE MOUNT RUSHMORE STATE.