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Georgia Abbreviation

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What is the Abbreviation for Georgia?
The two digit state code or abbreviation of Georgia (GA) known as the "Peach State". Georgia has 159 counties, and the capital of the State is Atlanta.


The two digit state code or abbreviation of Georgia is determined by taking the 'First and Last Letter' of the State's name.  The two letter, no-period state abbreviation of GA is recommended by the U.S. Postal Service and should always be used where a ZIP code follows. The purpose of introducing the GA Abbreviation for Georgia was to make room for ZIP codes in the mailing addresses. There was no attempt to standardize the format of the abbreviations which is why they are usually memorized.

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AP State Abbreviation
The AP State Abbreviations, the old State Abbreviations, are still in use. The AP State Abbreviation for Georgia is:


The Associated Press (AP) style of abbreviation, the old style, is still used by journalists and business people. As some two digit state codes are determined from the first and last letter of the old abbreviation they are important to those learning about the abbreviations of the US States.

Georgia - (GA) - Ga.

Map showing location of Georgia in USA

Where is Georgia? (GA)

The State of Georgia is located in the south eastern US, on the Atlantic.

Abbreviation of Georgia - Two Digit State Code Rules
There is no standard format to the State Abbreviations. It's therefore not surprising that you needed to know "What is the Abbreviation for Georgia?  The rules to determine the state acronym, or abbreviation is by the 'First Two Letters', the 'First and Last Letter', the 'Initial Letter of 2 words' and those determined by the 'First and Last Letter of the Old Abbreviation'.

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Georgia Abbreviation (GA)

Initials & Acronym - GA
Initials determined by the 'First and Last Letter'
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Georgia - (GA) - Ga.
What state is GA? Abbr. of states
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Two letter abbreviation of Georgia (GA)

Abbreviation (GA)

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