insight: The Maricopa County Seal has been updated. Great care was taken
to maintain the equity of the old seal while taking the opportunity
to make improvements. The most notable change to the seal is the
color and improved clarity. The type was changed to improve readability.
The interior icons have been updated and simplified for ease of
understanding. The colors used in the seal reflect our unique
THE SEAL CAN NOT BE ALTERED IN ANY WAY. Seal must comply with color,
typeface and spacing as outlined below and
in the Graphic Standard Guidelines Manual.
color: The following are approved colors for use
within the seal: (1) Burnt Red (PMS 187) outer ring,ribbon and
shield, (2) Indigo (PMS 541) seal background and type,(3) Moss
(PMS 363) vegetation and shield icons,and (4) Cream (PMS 7500)
type,vegetation,shield and icons. These colors are for use in
the four-color seal and are the primary colors of the County.
colors available for the one color seal are; MC Black,
MC Khaki or *PMS 7503, MC Ocotillo or *PMS 167, MC Burnt Red or
*PMS 187, MC Eggplant or *PMS 2622, MC Indigo or *PMS 541, MC
Moss or *PMS 363, MC Spinach or *PMS 357. (Color
Palettes are embedded in the ai and eps files)
are in ZIP files, so simply click the image you want in the file
extension of your choice. Save to your local drive and unzip.
If you need more information on the use of the county seal, please
contact the Office of Communications at (602) 506-3416.
A person may use, display or otherwise employ any facsimile, copy, likeness, imitation or other resemblance of the county seal only after obtaining the approval of the board of supervisors of that county. The board of supervisors may grant a certificate of approval on application by any person showing good cause for the use of the county seal for a proper purpose. No person other than a county department may use the county seal for the purpose of advertising or promoting the sale of any article of merchandise within this state or for promoting any other commercial purpose. The board of supervisors may adopt rules for the use of the county seal or any facsimile, copy, likeness, imitation or other resemblance of the county seal, including rules for the use of the county seal for official county business.
AI - Adobe Illustrator Format, high resolution, vector based image,
spot color (AI files are version 8 compatible)
EPS - Encapsulated Postscript File, high resolution, spot color
TIF - Tagged-Image File Format, high resolution, cmyk color
JPG (or JPEG) - Joint Photographics Expert Group Compressed File,
low resolution of 72 dpi, commonly used for websites
GIF - Graphics Interchange Format, low resolution of 72 dpi, commonly
used for websites
PNG - Portable Network Graphics, is an extensible file format for
the lossless, portable, well-compressed storage of raster images.
Indexed-color, grayscale, and truecolor images are supported,
plus an optional alpha channel for transparency. Sample depths
range from 1 to 16 bits.