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List of U.S. state tartans

This is a list of tartans that have been adopted by law by their respective state legislatures as official U.S. state symbols. Not all states have an official tartan.


  • Table 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


State Tartan Year Name Pattern (sett)
California 2001[1][2] California State Tartan
Colorado 1997[3][4] Colorado State Tartan [Y/8] R6 MB34 K40 G4 W6 Lv6 W6 [G/64]
Connecticut 1995[5][6] State Tartan[5]
Georgia 1997[7][8] The Georgia Tartan[7]
Louisiana 2001[9] The Louisiana Tartan[10]
Massachusetts 2003[11] Bay State Tartan[11]
Nevada 2001[12] State Tartan[13]
New Hampshire 1995[14][15] New Hampshire State Tartan[14]
North Carolina 1991[16] Carolina Tartan[17] R64 A28 K32 Y6 K6 W8 K8 R4 G56 R26 K8 R8 W4[18]
Rhode Island 2000[19] The Official Rhode Island Tartan
South Carolina 2002[20] Carolina Tartan[21] R64 A28 K32 Y6 K6 W8 K8 R4 G56 R26 K8 R8 W4[18]
Tennessee 1999[22] State Tartan
Texas 1989 Texas Bluebonnet Tartan[23] G4 R2 B16 W2 R2 W2 LB16 W2 LB16 W2 Y1[23]
Utah 1996[24] Utah Centennial Tartan[24] W2 B6 R6 B4 R6 G18 R6 W4[24]
Washington 1988 Washington state tartan[25][26]
West Virginia 2008 Official Tartan of the State of West Virginia GO8 G8 B16 G16 A12 SCR54 W2 K6 SCR54 G16 SCR16 B16 G8 GO8[27]
Wisconsin 2008 Wisconsin Tartan[28] B22 R6 B4 N6 K24 HG40 Y4 K24 B22 RY6[29]

See also


  1. ^ "History and Culture: State Symbols".  
  2. ^ "Cal. Gov. Code § 424.3".  
  3. ^ "State Tartan".  
  4. ^ "Colorado House Joint Resolution 97-1016".  
  5. ^ a b "The State Tartan".  
  6. ^ "Conn. Gen. Stat. § 3-110j".  
  7. ^ a b "HB 644 - State symbols; designate official state tartan".  
  8. ^ "O.C.G.A. § 50-3-76".  
  9. ^ "La. Rev. Stat. § 49:170.6".  
  10. ^ "The Louisiana Tartan". Caledonian Society of Baton Rouge. Retrieved March 31, 2015. 
  11. ^ a b "Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 2, § 52".  
  12. ^ "Nev. Rev. Stat. § 235.130".  
  13. ^ "Nevada Facts and State Emblems". Nevada Legislature. Retrieved March 31, 2015. 
  14. ^ a b "State Tartan". New Hampshire Almanac.  
  15. ^ "N.H. Rev. Stat. § 3:21".  
  16. ^ "N.C. Gen. Stat § 145-15".  
  17. ^ "North Carolina State Symbols".  
  18. ^ a b "Tartan Colors". The Carolina Tartan. Retrieved March 31, 2015. 
  19. ^ "State Symbols".  
  20. ^ "S.C. Code § 1-1-703".  
  21. ^ "State Symbols & Emblems: Colors & Textiles". South Carolina General Assembly. Retrieved March 31, 2015. 
  22. ^ "State Symbols".  
  23. ^ a b "Tartan details - Texas Blue Bonnet". The Scottish Register of Tartans. Retrieved August 13, 2012. 
  24. ^ a b c Utah State Symbols - Centennial Tartan from "Pioneer - Utah's Online Library" page. Retrieved on September 8, 2008
  25. ^ "RCW 1.20.110: State tartan.". 
  26. ^ State symbols, Washington State Legislature 
  27. ^ Scottish Tartan Authority - ITI# 7631 Retrieved on November 18, 2010
  28. ^ Wisconsin Statutes - Chapter 1 Retrieved on July 27, 2010
  29. ^

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