The Oregon Blue Book
is the state's official almanac and fact book. Published since 1911, it is produced by the Oregon State Archives, a division of the Secretary of State's Office. It contains listings and descriptions of government agencies and educational institutions. It also features an almanac, maps, facts about Oregon history and elections, as well as information on the arts, media, and other cultural institutions in Oregon. The
print version of the Oregon Blue Book
is published during odd-numbered years as required by ORS
Goals and Features
Oregon Blue Book’s main goal is to help Oregonians understand and access their government and related institutions. Here on our digital
Oregon Blue Book we provide thousands of Web links. But understanding requires more than directories and links. The
Oregon Blue Book is also brimming with original content.
We contacted hundreds of government offices, newspapers, cultural institutions and others to gather the most up-to-date information for this edition of the
Oregon Blue Book.
2023-2024 Oregon Blue Book
celebrates Oregon’s four national monuments: John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Newberry Volcanic National Monument, Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve, and Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. We have created a special digital story about the monuments (coming soon) designed to re-introduce these special places to Oregonians. We have also included two exceptional
Oregon National Monuments Essays
, written by experts on the Indigenous tribal connections to these lands and the geologic history.