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