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image by Eugene Ipavec, 22 December 2008
- indicates flag is known.
- indicates it is reported that there is no known flag.
Municipal flags in Callaway County:
Callaway County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is part of the Jefferson City, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of 2000, the population was 40,766. Its county seat is Fulton. The county was organized in 1820. It was named for Capt. James Callaway, a grandson of Daniel Boone. Callaway was killed in Indian fighting in 1815. Callaway County is also referred to as "The Kingdom of Callaway", after an incident in which residents confronted Union troops during the American Civil War."
- from Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Callaway_County,_Missouri.
More historical articles in county's website: callaway.county.missouri.org/history.html.
"Be it resolved by the County Court of Callaway County, Missouri that a flag having a royal purple background, emblematic of the royalty of the county; bearing two blue bars representing the battles of Moore's Mill and Overton's Run; having its center on a white background an outline of this county over which there is a golden crown; indicating that this is a kingdom; over which there are five jewels representing the five major rivers in the county, Missouri, Auxvasse, Middle, Cedar and Town Creek; the crown having a red lining representing the precious blood shed by the citizens of this county in the War Between the States; the bars heretofore noted bearing eight stars representing the townships in 1891, they being Bourbon, Cedar, Cote Sans Dessein, Liberty, Nine Mile Prairie, Round Prairie, and St. Aubert; and the center star representing Fulton; be and is hereby adopted as the official flag of Callaway County, Missouri; that upon all public occasions it shall be displayed; that the Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society be and is thereby made the official custodian of this flag which was today viewed by us, and that we hereby grant to aforesaid society the exclusive privilege to make and disseminate all representations of this flag.
The Kingdom of Callaway Flag was designed by Mr. & Mrs. Don and Clara Kurtz and Mrs. Malcom McDonald in 1961." - from: callawegian.org/, including image of the flag.
Valentin Poposki, 16 December 2008