Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States. Oregon is one of only three states of the contiguous United States to have a coastline on the Pacific Ocean. The U.S. state of Oregon has 27 official emblems and Symbol. Most of the symbol is designated by the Oregon State Legislature. Oregon’s first symbol was the motto Alis Volat Propriis. Oregon became the 33rd state of the United States on February 14, 1859. Oregon had six official symbols by 1950 and 22 symbols by 2000. The newest symbol of Oregon is brewer’s yeast, declared the state microbe in 2013. While some of the symbols are unique to Oregon. Many other Symbols are used by multiple states. For example, the western meadowlark, Oregon’s state bird, is also an official symbol for Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Wyoming. The Symbol of The Seal of the State of Oregon is the official seal of the U.S. state of Oregon. It was designed by Harvey Gordon in 1857, two years before Oregon was admitted to the Union.
The flag of the state of Oregon is a two-sided flag in navy blue and gold with an optional gold fringe. The current flag of Oregon became official on February 26, 1925. There are just two colors used in the Oregon flag: blue and gold.