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image by Eugene Ipavec, 16 May 2009
The flag of the Town of Herndon, Virginia, is blue with town seal on it, as can be seen on a photo on the town's website: www.herndon-va.gov/Content/Town_Services/default.aspx?cnlid=47.
About the city:
"Herndon is a town in Fairfax County, Virginia, in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area of the United States. The population was 21,655 at the 2000 census, which makes it the largest of three towns in the county.
Herndon was named for Commander William Lewis Herndon, American naval explorer and author of Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon. Commander Herndon captained the ill-fated steamer SS Central America, going down with his ship while helping to save over 150 of its passengers and crew. The settlement was named Herndon in 1858." - from Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herndon,_Virginia.
Valentin Poposki, 14 May 2009