West Virginia State Flag

West Virginia State Flag

West Virginia State FlagFlag Adoption Date: November 6, 1929

The flag of West Virginia is on a white field and is bordered in dark blue. West Virginia’s flag displays a rock containing the date June 20, 1863, the day West Virginia became a state.

The two men represent farming and mining. Below them are two rifles with a “Liberty Cap” on top the rifles. A banner ribbon includes the state motto “Mountaineers Are Always Free”. Around the picture is a wreath of rhododendron and the name of the state on a red ribbon.

Detail West Virginia State Flag

Detail: West Virginia