US State Abbreviations
South Carolina Abbreviation
What is the Abbreviation for South Carolina?
The two digit state code or abbreviation of South Carolina (SC) known as the "Palmetto State". South Carolina has 46 counties, and the capital of the State is Columbia.
The two digit state code or abbreviation of South Carolina is determined by taking the 'Initial Letter of 2 words' of the State's name. The two letter, no-period state abbreviation of SC is recommended by the U.S. Postal Service and should always be used where a ZIP code follows. The purpose of introducing the SC Abbreviation for South Carolina 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 South Carolina 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.
South Carolina - (SC) - S.C.
Where is South Carolina? (SC)
The State of South Carolina is located the south east United States bordering on the Atlantic Ocean.
Abbreviation of South Carolina - 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 South Carolina? 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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South Carolina Abbreviation (SC)
|Initials & Acronym - SC|
|Initials determined by the 'Initial Letter of 2 words'|
|Facts about AP style|
|South Carolina - (SC) - S.C.|
|What state is SC? Abbr. of states|
|Interesting facts about the two digit code|
|Old states initials, letters and acronym|
|Two letter abbreviation of South Carolina (SC)|