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Corpus Christi, Texas (U.S.)

Nueces County

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[Flag of Corpus Christi, Texas] image by Chris Pinette, 19 June 2000

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Description of the flag

Blue flag with a white flying bird in the center of a ring of 8 white stars.

"In 1952, Miss Barbara Hesse was the design winner of a contest held in all Junior and Senior High Schools in the City of Corpus Christi for the design of a City Flag. The flag is simple but symbolic of our City. It is a two-color banner with a white seagull and white stars imposed on a sky blue background.

The background in this flag represents the bay on which the Naval Air Station is located, and the seagull superimposed thereon represents the people of the city, both those who were born here and those who have come as visitors and residents. The eight stars surrounding the seagull symbolize the eight major industries of the city. These industries will vary in accordance with the ever growing needs of our community and economy to include: agriculture; commerce; oil, chemical; metal and ore refining; sea foods/fishing industry; the naval air station; and the Port of Corpus Christi." - from:
Valentin Poposki, 23 August 2010

Police Department

[flag of Corpus Christi Police Department] image by Randy Young, 14 February 2016

Corpus Christi is a port city in south Texas. The Corpus Christi Police Department is the primary law enforcement agency responsible for maintaining law and order within the city of Corpus Christi.

The flag of the Corpus Christi Police Department can be seen in photographs online, primarily at the Department's website and in this photo. The flag features the Department's shoulder patch in dark blue, gold, and light blue, centered on a dark blue field.The flag is sometimes seen with a gold fringe.

Randy Young, 14 February 2016