250pxRugby_North_Dakota1.jpgRugby’s many amenities, rich cultural heritage, low cost of living, friendly environment and excellent healthcare make Rugby a great place to live.

Located in north central North Dakota, 45 miles from the Canadian border, Rugby is home to nearly 3,000 people. Each year thousands of tourists stop to pose by a rustic stone monument that marks Rugby as the Geographical Center of North America.


A vibrant trade center, Rugby is home to nearly 200 businesses, including small retail stores and boutiques, restaurants and national manufacturers. The city's two largest employers are Good Samaritan Hospital Association and Rugby®, a brand of TBEI, Inc., the nation's leading designer and manufacturer of Class 3-5 dump bodies, truck and trailer hoists and platforms. Agriculture also represents a major portion of the local economy


Rugby Public Schools offer quality education from kindergarten through grade 12. Little Flower School provides elementary education in a Catholic atmosphere. Rugby students participate in a wide range of extracurricular activities and athletics, including track, basketball, football, volleyball, wrestling and golf.

Arts & Culture

Family PhotoPatrons and performers alike have opportunities to participate in theatre and music through Village Arts Inc.'s community theatre, orchestra and choir. The Lyric Theatre shows first-run films. During summer months, Prairie Village Museum opens its doors and the local Lions Club hosts free weekly concerts and serves ice cream in Ellery Park.


Exceptional hunting and fishing, a nine-hole public golf course, an amateur hockey association and rink, an indoor swimming pool, beautiful parks, playgrounds and fully landscaped walking path make Rugby a great place for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages.