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|Flag Type:||Town Flag|
|Flag Date:||31st July 2015|
|Flag Designer:||Steve Vickers and James Howells|
|Adoption Route:||Popular Vote|
|UK Design Code:||UNKG7531|
|Pantone® Colours:||Green 354, Blue 286, Yellow 109 and Green 356|
|Certification:||Flag Institute Chief Vexillologist, Graham Bartram|
The golden bridge over the blue represents the iconic crossing over the River Monnow with the green of the background, the same shade as the Welsh flag, representing Monmouth as a historically important crossing into Wales. Above the bridge is a simple depiction of the gatehouse, offset to the hoist for visibility.
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