United States of America Flag

United-States-Flag
American Flag
  • Official Name: United States of America.
  • Capital: Washington D.C.
  • Area: 9,631,418 sq km.
  • Official Language: English.
  • Flag Ratio:10:19
  • National Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner (1931).
United States of America Flag Information
Names The Stars and Stripes, Old Glory, The Star Spangled Banner
Use National flag and ensign
Proportion 10:19
Adopted June 14, 1777 (original 13-star version)
July 4, 1960 (current 50-star version)
Design 13 horizontal stripes alternating red color and white color; in the canton, 50 white stars on a blue field
United States of America Flag Colors
Color Cable color Pantone Web Color RGB Values
Dark Red 70180 193 C #BB133E (187,19,62)
White 70001 Safe #FFFFFF (255,255,255)
Navy Blue 70075 281 C #002664 (0,38,100)
USA Flag Historical Progression of Designs
No. of
Stars 
No. of
Stripes
States Represented
by New Stars
Dates in Use  Duration 
0 13 N/A 01775-12-03 December 3, 1775 – June 14, 1777 1 1/2 years
(18 months)
13 13 Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey,
Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts,
Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire,
Virginia, New York, North Carolina,
Rhode Island
01777-06-14 June 14, 1777 – May 1, 1795 18 years
(215 months)
15 15 Vermont, Kentucky 01795-05-01 May 1, 1795 – July 3, 1818 23 years
(278 months)
20 13 Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi,
Ohio, Tennessee
01818-07-04 July 4, 1818 – July 3, 1819 1 year
(12 months)
21 13 Illinois 01819-07-04 July 4, 1819 – July 3, 1820 1 year
(12 months)
23 13 Alabama, Maine 01820-07-04 July 4, 1820 – July 3, 1822 2 years
(24 months)
24 13 Missouri 01822-07-04 July 4, 1822 – July 3, 1836
1831 term "Old Glory" coined)
14 years
(168 months)
25 13 Arkansas 01836-07-04 July 4, 1836 – July 3, 1837 1 year
(12 months)
26 13 Michigan 01837-07-04 July 4, 1837 – July 3, 1845 8 years
(96 months)
27 13 Florida 01845-07-04 July 4, 1845 – July 3, 1846 1 year
(12 months)
28 13 Texas 01846-07-04 July 4, 1846 – July 3, 1847 1 year
(12 months)
29 13 Iowa 01847-07-04 July 4, 1847 – July 3, 1848 1 year
(12 months)
30 13 Wisconsin 01848-07-04 July 4, 1848 – July 3, 1851 3 years
(36 months)
31 13 California 01851-07-04 July 4, 1851 – July 3, 1858 7 years
(84 months)
32 13 Minnesota 01858-07-04 July 4, 1858 – July 3, 1859 1 year
(12 months)
33 13 Oregon 01859-07-04 July 4, 1859 – July 3, 1861 2 years
(24 months)
34 13 Kansas 01861-07-04 July 4, 1861 – July 3, 1863 2 years
(24 months)
35 13 West Virginia 01863-07-04 July 4, 1863 – July 3, 1865 2 years
(24 months)
36 13 Nevada 01865-07-04 July 4, 1865 – July 3, 1867 2 years
(24 months)
37 13 Nebraska 01867-07-04 July 4, 1867 – July 3, 1877 10 years
(120 months)
38 13 Colorado 01877-07-04 July 4, 1877 – July 3, 1890 13 years
(156 months)
43 13 Idaho, Montana, North Dakota,
South Dakota, Washington
01890-07-04 July 4, 1890 – July 3, 1891 1 year
(12 months)
44 13 Wyoming 01891-07-04 July 4, 1891 – July 3, 1896 5 years
(60 months)
45 13 Utah 01896-07-04 July 4, 1896 – July 3, 1908 12 years
(144 months)
46 13 Oklahoma 01908-07-04 July 4, 1908 – July 3, 1912 4 years
(48 months)
48 13 Arizona, New Mexico 01912-07-04 July 4, 1912 – July 3, 1959 47 years
(564 months)
49 13 Alaska 01959-07-04 July 4, 1959 – July 3, 1960 1 year
(12 months)
50 13 Hawaii 01960-07-04 July 4, 1960 – present 49 years
(597 months)
USA Flag Pictures
Proper vertical display of USA Flag
Proper vertical display of USA Flag
USA Flag Subdued Color Flag Patch
USA Flag Subdued Color Flag Patch
Current naval jack of USA Flag
Current naval jack of USA Flag
USA Flag Design
USA Flag Design
Union Jack of USA Flag
Union Jack of USA Flag