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Schaumburg, Illinois (U.S.)

Cook County

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[Schaumburg, Illinois flag] image by Eugene Ipavec, 29 July 2009



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Description of the flag

The flag of the Village of Schaumburg, Illinois, is yellow with village logo on it and "SCHAUMBURG-ILLINOIS" below it.

Derivation of the Village of Schaumburg Logo:
The S is formed of four willow leaves - one leaf represents the residents of Schaumburg, one represents nature and the remaining two leaves represent business and industry. The "S" is placed on a five petal heraldic rose which was derived from the coat of arms of Schuamburg-Lippe, Germany from which many of our early settlers came. This is surrounded by 10 more willow leaves representing the continuous effort that is expressed by the Village through the theme "Progress Through Thoughtful Planning" which is in keeping with the continuous effort by the Village of Schaumburg to maintain a balance between its people, nature, business and industry.

About Schaumburg:
Schaumburg is a village in Cook County. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 75,386. As of 2005, the population slightly dropped to 72,690 according to the Census Bureau. A special census conducted by Schaumburg in 2007 shows it had actually increased to 75,936. Schaumburg is the largest center of economic development in the State of Illinois, outside the City of Chicago. In addition to the 9.5 millions square feet of retail & commercial space, the village has over 12 million square feet of office space and 13.5 million square feet of industrial space. Schaumburg has a daytime population of 150,000.
All information from Linda Shannon, Graphic Designer in Manager's Office.

Official village website: www.ci.schaumburg.il.us.
Valentin Poposki, 29 July 2009