The 50 State Abbreviations

The list below is all 50 States and their postal and standard abbreviations in alphabetical order. Each state has its own unique shortened name codes called state abbreviations used in written documents and mailing addresses.

State abbreviations are in the same format: two letter abbreviations, both letters in uppercase with no periods or spaces between each letter. This format is the official United States Postal Services's postal abbreviation. Standard abbreviations are used in written text or references.

State Postal Abbreviation Standard Abbreviation
Wyoming State Flag Wyoming WY Wyo.
Wisconsin State Flag Wisconsin WI Wis.
West Virginia State Flag West Virginia WV W. Va.
Washington State Flag Washington WA Wash.
Virginia State Flag Virginia VA Va.
Vermont State Flag Vermont VT Vt.
Utah State Flag Utah UT Utah
Texas State Flag Texas TX Tex.
Tennessee State Flag Tennessee TN Tenn.
South Dakota State Flag South Dakota SD S. Dak.
South Carolina State Flag South Carolina SC S.C.
Rhode Island State Flag Rhode Island RI R.I.
Pennsylvania State Flag Pennsylvania PA Pa.
Oregon State Flag Oregon OR Oreg
Oklahoma State Flag Oklahoma OK Okla.
Ohio State Flag Ohio OH Ohio
North Dakota State Flag North Dakota ND N. Dak.
North Carolina State Flag North Carolina NC N.C.
New York State Flag New York NY N.Y.
New Mexico State Flag New Mexico NM N. Mex.
New Jersey State Flag New Jersey NJ N.J.
New Hampshire State Flag New Hampshire NH N.H.
Nevada State Flag Nevada NV Nev.
Nebraska State Flag Nebraska NE Neb.
Montana State Flag Montana MT Mont.
Missouri State Flag Missouri MO Mo.
Mississippi State Flag Mississippi MS Miss.
Minnesota State Flag Minnesota MN Minn.
Michigan State Flag Michigan MI Mich.
Massachusetts State Flag Massachusetts MA Mass.
Maryland State Flag Maryland MD Md.
Maine State Flag Maine ME Maine
Louisiana State Flag Louisiana LA La.
Kentucky State Flag Kentucky KY Ky.
Kansas State Flag Kansas KS Kan.
Iowa State Flag Iowa IA Iowa
Indiana State Flag Indiana IN Ind.
Illinois State Flag Illinois IL Ill.
Idaho State Flag Idaho ID Idaho
Hawaii State Flag Hawaii HI Hawaii
Georgia State Flag Georgia GA Ga.
Florida State Flag Florida FL Fla.
Delaware State Flag Delaware DE Del.
Connecticut State Flag Connecticut CT Conn.
Colorado State Flag Colorado CO Colo.
California State Flag California CA Calif
Arkansas State Flag Arkansas AR Ark.
Arizona State Flag Arizona AZ Ariz.
Alaska State Flag Alaska AK Alaska
Alabama State Flag Alabama AL Ala.
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