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The Ohio Burgee is the official flag of the U.S. state of Ohio. Ohio's swallowtail flag is the only non-rectangular U.S. state flag. Its red, white, and blue elements symbolize the state's natural features and order of admission into the Union. A prominent disc in the flag's triangular canton is suggestive of the state's name.

Ohio
Flag of Ohio.svg
Name The Ohio burgee
Use Civil and state flag
Proportion 8:13
Adopted May 9, 1902
Design Guidon consisting of 5 horizontal stripes alternating between red and white. The chevron is azure containing a white and red "O" and 17 white stars.
Designed by John Eisenmann

The Ohio Burgee is the official flag of the U.S. state of Ohio. Ohio's swallowtail flag is the only non-rectangular U.S. state flag. Its red, white, and blue elements symbolize the state's natural features and order of admission into the Union. A prominent disc in the flag's triangular canton is suggestive of the state's name.

The flag was designed in 1901 by John Eisenmann for the Pan-American Exposition and adopted in 1902. Ironically, the Pan-American Exposition would be where President William McKinley, a native of Niles, Ohio, was assassinated. Before that, for nearly a century after statehood, Ohio had no legally authorized state flag. One unsuccessful proposal called for a design based on the state seal.

Ohio has adopted an official salute to the flag and a 17-step procedure for folding it. The Ohio flag has influenced a number of logos and municipal flags within the state. A scarlet-colored gubernatorial flag is based on the state seal.