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Warwick, Rhode Island (U.S.)

Kent County

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[Flag of Warwick, Rhode Island] image provided to Valentin Poposki, 19 November 2008

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Description of the flag

The NAVA image at and shown in American Flag Survey (2004) and American City Flags (Purcell, 2003) shows ~3:5 a white flag with the city seal centered on it. See at a black and white image of the seal (official source). The three crosses are possibly inspired by the coat of arms of Warwickshire, in England:
António Martins-Tuválkin, 8 June 2008

The city clerk sent me a nice image of the flag of the City of Warwick, Rhode Island.
Valentin Poposki, 19 November 2008

I think Warwick, Rhode Island, and Warwick, England, share arms according to this article:

It says: "We were founded in the traditional New England way - religious freedom issues and trying to break from the oppressive Massachusetts Bay colony. And our seal is very much a connection to Warwick, England. The flag utilizes that seal in a simple and traditional way," said Mayor Scott Avedisian. "It may not be exciting and trendy, but it is a tangible connection to our vibrant and rich history." "
Alekdsandar Nemet, 20 November 2008