For more than 100 years, Missouri has published the Official Manual State of Missouri, commonly known as the "Blue Book." In this manual you will find detailed information on local, state and federal governments, as well as stories, essays and pictures that help preserve the state's heritage.
This stunning hard cover book contains 1,432 pages and is the most current Official Manual in a series dating back to 1891-1892. The 2023-2024 Official Manual is currently available to order for $45 by completing and submitting this Order Form or by calling (573) 751-4218.
If purchasing for a state government agency, please use this Order Form.
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* PLEASE NOTE: The online version of the Official Manual is a book depicting a "picture-in-time" and will not be updated.
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Years 1878 to 2000 are available on Missouri Digital Heritage
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