North Dakota Blue Book Cover - girl sitting on rock wall overlooking a sunset on the Missouri RiverThe North Dakota Blue Book is a unique resource that helps you learn about North Dakota and the people, places and industries that shape our state. It celebrates our state's rich history and culture, and brings together details about our social, economic and political environment. 

View and explore the online version of the 2023-2025 North Dakota Blue Book.

The North Dakota Blue Book includes a wide variety of information, including topics like:

  • State symbols, statues, monuments, the State Capitol
  • Statewide statistics 
  • Information on legislators, elected officials and the branches of government
  • Roughrider Hall of Fame Award winners
  • Information about culture and history
  • Natural resources information - agriculture, energy, tourism

The most recent printing of the North Dakota Blue is available for purchase at the Museum Store in the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum.

Information from the North Dakota Blue Book is included in the North Dakota Studies Site which is used by North Dakota students in 4th grade, 8th grade and high school as part of their learning curriculum.