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Dorchester County, South Carolina (U.S.)

Last modified: 2013-07-06 by rick wyatt
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[Flag of Dorchester County, South Carolina] image located by Chrystian Kretowicz, 22 October 2009

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Municipal flags in Dorchester County:

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Description of the flag

Dorchester County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. The 2000 census recorded its population to be 96,413. In 2005, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated that its population had reached 112,858. Its county seat is St. George." - from Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorchester_County,_South_Carolina.
Valentin Poposki, 23 March 2009

According to www.postandcourier.com/news/2009/oct/21/old-tower-provides-a-new-flag-seal, Dorchester County is changing its seal and placing the seal on a flag:

"It features a sketch of the St. George's church bell tower at Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site outside Summerville, maybe the signature image of the place that was founded by settlers in 1697. The church is one of the last remnants of the town of Dorchester, the beginning of inland settlement of the people who became the Low Country.
Chrystian Kretowicz, 22 October 2009

Detail of seal

[Seal of Dorchester County, South Carolina] image located by Chrystian Kretowicz, 22 October 2009
Source: www.postandcourier.com/news/2009/oct/21/old-tower-provides-a-new-flag-seal/

Variant flag

[Seal of Dorchester County, South Carolina] image located by Valentin Poposki, 19 August 2012

A different flag was provided by the county administration, showing the seal on a dark blue field. It is not clear if this is a new flag, the correct flag, or a variant of the flag.

Former Flag

[Former flag of Dorchester County, South Carolina] image by Eugene Ipavec, 23 March 2009

The photo of the former flag was shown at www.charleston.net/photos/2009/mar/03/23544.
Valentin Poposki, 23 March 2009

The flag was blue, with a white map of the county, bearing various local symbols: a church tower, three buildings, a yellow railroad track, three red roses.

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