Colors: Yellow, green, and white
Meanings/Symbolism: The 6-pointed star represents the 6 regions of Cook County. The yellow in the star represents the bright sunshine that shines over the city and the county. The star also represents the city of Chicago as the seat and centerpiece of the county. The green in the green stripes represents the nature and forest preserves in the county. The white spaces represent clarity, the highway system, and the city. The 6 yellow and green stripes also represent the 6 regions of Cook County. They also represent the diversity of the county, as sort of a fabric interwoven, weaving the different people of the county together.