Tennessee State Flag

Tennessee State Flag

Officially Adopted: April 17, 1905
The three stars on the Tennessee flag represent the three different land forms in Tennessee. Mountains in the east, highlands in the middle and lowlands in the west.
On the flag these regions are bound together in an unbroken circle. The field is crimson with a blue background for the stars. The final blue strip relieves the sameness of the crimson field and prevents the flag from showing too much crimson when it is limp.