US State Abbreviations
What is the Abbreviation for Indiana?
The two digit state code or abbreviation of Indiana (IN) known as the "Hoosier State". Indiana has 92 counties, and the capital of the State is Indianapolis.
The two digit state code or abbreviation of Indiana is determined by taking the 'First Two Letters' of the State's name. The two letter, no-period state abbreviation of IN is recommended by the U.S. Postal Service and should always be used where a ZIP code follows. The purpose of introducing the IN Abbreviation for Indiana 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.
AP State Abbreviation
The AP State Abbreviations, the old State Abbreviations, are still in use. The AP State Abbreviation for Indiana 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.
Indiana - (IN) - Ind.
Where is Indiana? (IN)
The State of Indiana is located the north central United States.
Abbreviation of Indiana - 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 Indiana? 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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Indiana Abbreviation (IN)
|Initials & Acronym - IN|
|Initials determined by the 'First Two Letters'|
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|Indiana - (IN) - Ind.|
|What state is IN? Abbr. of states|
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|Two letter abbreviation of Indiana (IN)|