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The County of Philadelphia no longer has a government of it's own. The City and the County are one in the same. Hence, the flag of the City of Philadelphia, Pa. is in fact the flag of the County of Philadelphia, Pa.
Wikipedia information below is correct:
"A reform charter, on February 2, 1854, brought all the boroughs, townships and districts of the County of Philadelphia within the City of Philadelphia, thus abolishing the patchwork of cities, boroughs, and townships that had made up Philadelphia County since its founding." (Wikipedia, Philadelphia County)
"The newly integrated districts had marked characteristics between them, but over time, after the consolidation, these characteristics generally integrated into the City of Philadelphia known today. Today, the names of some of these districts are synonymous with neighborhoods in the city, with their boundaries roughly matching their historic boundaries." (Wikipedia, Philadelphia County)
Frank Ames, 18 July 2009