Cook County United Flag

The Cook County United Flag

The blue color symbolizes Lake Michigan and the rivers that flow through the County. The green color and tree represent the importance of the environment and forest preserves in the County. The tree also symbolizes life and diversity, while also showcasing unity within the County. The six stars represent each of the six geographical regions of the County including Chicago and the five suburban areas. The star also symbolizes the importance of the justice system in Cook County.