- Red is for courage
- White is for faith & purity
- Blue is for vigilance & perseverence
- Yellow is for honor and loyalty
Significance of the Stars on the Van Buren flag
- 1st Star – Symbolizes the citizens of Van Buren County, past, present and future.
- 2nd Star – The yellow star is in remembrance of Van Buren County casualties of war who paid the supreme sacrifice for the pres- ervation of our freedoms.
- 3rd Star – Represents the natural resources of Van Buren County which are clean air, pure water, timber, coal, fertile soil and wild life.
- 4th Star – Stands for the industry, factories, mills, mines and farms of Van Buren County.
- 5th Star – Is indicative of Van Buren County’s prosperity.