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Abbreviations of 52 States in America

Updated on August 3, 2016

Abbreviations of 52 States

We all know there are 52 states in the Blessed United States of American. State abbreviations are commonly used when mailing letters, packages, applications, etc. It's a good thing state abbreviations don't change often like city zip codes. Each states abbreviations will stay the same, this makes it easier to learn them and know them by memory. Many types of abbreviations are taught to people in schools or on the job such as: medical, airlines, military, etc. Not to mention texting abbreviations are very popular since this is the age of new computer technology. But states abbreviations are mostly used than any other abbreviations, due to we all being associated with or living in different states.

I live in California and the abbreviation for this state was Cali, Ca, Calif, or Cal, in the past. But now the abbreviation for California is CA, all states have to be abbreviated with two capital letters in this current time. There are no more three or four letter abbreviations to use for representing states, and no more first letter capital and the second letter lower-case. Both letters definitely has to be capitalized especially when using the United States Post Offices for mailing or shipping things to another state within America.


States Abbreviations
States Abbreviations

Know Each States Abbreviations in the United States of America

State Names
State Abbreviations
Alabama
AL
Alaska
AK
Arizona
AR
Arkansas
AZ
California
CA
Colorado
CO
Connecticut
CT
Delaware
DE
District of Columbia
DC
Florida
FL
Georgia
GA
Hawaii
HI
Idaho
ID
Illinois
IL
Indiana
IN
Iowa
IA
Kansas
KS
Kentucky
KY
Louisiana
LA
Maine
ME
Maryland
MD
Massachusetts
MA
Michigan
MI
Minnesota
MN
Mississippi
MS
Missouri
MO
Montana
MT
Nebraska
NE
Nevada
NV
New Hampshire
NH
New Jersey
NJ
New Mexico
NM
New York
NY
North Carolina
NC
North Dakota
ND
Ohio
OH
Oklahoma
OK
Oregon
OR
Pennsylvania
PA
Rhode Island
RI
South Carolina
SC
South Dakota
SD
Tennessee
TN
Texas
TX
Utah
UT
Vermont
VT
Virginia
VA
Washington
WA
West Virginia
WV
Wisconsin
WI
Wyoming
WY
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      poetryman6969 3 years ago

      I believe they have developed two letter codes for each of the countries as well.

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