State Abbreviations in alphabetical order

50 State Abbreviations in alphabetical order

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50 State Abbreviations in alphabetical order
 
50 State Abbreviations in alphabetical order

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State Abbreviations in Alphabetical Order

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State Abbreviations in alphabetical order

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State Abbr. in Alphabetical Order
This article provides a State Abbreviations in alphabetical order. a fast simple guide to the two digit codes, or acronyms, used with Zip Codes for mailing letters and parcels in the United States. Learning about the State Abbreviations is tricky as there was no standard format applied when the two digit state codes were determined.

State Abbreviations
We realise that other people might be looking for a less conventional list so we have also provided a List of State Abbreviations indicating how the abbreviations used for the US states were determined.

 
 

State Abbreviations in Alphabetical Order - List of 50 States and their Abbreviations
The State Abbreviations or two digit state codes originated in October 1963 with the switch to ZIP codes by the US Post Office.
The State Abbreviations were introduced to make room for ZIP codes in the mailing address. During the change no attempt was made to standardize the format for determining the state abbreviations. The only rule was that no two states should have the same code.

State Abbreviations in Alphabetical Order - Using the State Abbreviations
No periods are used in State Abbreviations. The two digit codes used as State Abbreviations in lists, maps, charts, addresses, and informal writing. Professional journalists and communicators in business writing in a more formal style using the Associated Press (AP) style.

State Abbreviations in Alphabetical Order - List of 50 States and their Abbreviations
The above map provides a bird's eye view of the United State of America. The following list provides the State Abbreviations in alphabetical order.
Test your knowledge of the USA with a fast, fun quiz called 'Abbreviation of States Game' for those learning about the State Abbreviations of the United States of America.

State Abbreviations in Alphabetical Order

Alabama - AL Alaska - AK Arizona - AZ
Arkansas - AR California - CA Colorado - CO
Connecticut - CT Delaware - DE Florida - FL
Georgia - GA Hawaii - HI Idaho - ID
Illinois - IL Indiana - IN Iowa - IA
Kansas - KS Kentucky - KY Louisiana - LA
Maine - ME Maryland - MD Massachusetts - MA
Michigan - MI Minnesota - MN Mississippi - MS
Missouri - MO Montana - MT Nebraska - NE
Nevada - NV New Hampshire - NH New Jersey - NJ
New Mexico - NM New York - NY North Carolina - NC
North Dakota - ND Ohio - OH Oklahoma - OK
Oregon - OR Pennsylvania - PA Rhode Island - RI
South Carolina - SC South Dakota - SD Tennessee - TN
Texas - TX Utah - UT Vermont - VT
Virginia - VA Washington - WA West Virginia - WV
Wisconsin - WI   Wyoming - WY

State Abbreviations in Alphabetical Order

State Abbreviations in Alphabetical Order - Territories
The abbreviations for United States Districts and Territories are as follows:

American Samoa - AS District of Columbia - DC Fed. States of Micronesia - FM
Guam -GU Marshall Islands - MH (U.S.) Virgin Islands - VI
Armed Forces, the Americas - AA Armed Forces, Europe - AE Armed Forces, Pacific - AP

State Abbreviations in Alphabetical Order - Homework Help for Kids
We hope that the interesting facts and information provided on the above list of State Abbreviations in alphabetical order will help kids and school children with their homework. Learn more by playing the Abbreviation of States Game!

 

State Abbreviations in Alphabetical Order

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