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Louisville Metro, Kentucky (U.S.)

Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government

Last modified: 2005-12-17 by rick wyatt
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[flag of Louisville Metro, Kentucky] image by Paul W. Newton, 7 May 2004

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Flag Description

Louisville and Jefferson County merged into a metro government in January 2003. This is the document enacting their seal and flag.
Paul W. Newton, 7 May 2004

Former flag of Louisville - before merge

[flag of Louisville, Kentucky before Metro merge] image by Chris, 3 April 2000

The stars represent the 13 states which existed at Louisville's founding in 1778, while Kentucky was part of Virginia. The fleur-de-lis are in honor of King Louis XVI of France, after whom Louisville was named because of the support of France during the American Revolution.
Chris, 3 April 2000