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Utah Abbreviation

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What is the Abbreviation for Utah?
The two digit state code or abbreviation of the State official Utah (UT) known as the "Beehive State".  Utah has 29 counties, and the capital of the State is Salt Lake City.


The two digit state code or abbreviation of Utah is determined by taking the 'First Two Letters' of the State's name.  The two letter, no-period state abbreviation of UT is recommended by the U.S. Postal Service and should always be used where a ZIP code follows. The purpose of introducing the UT Abbreviation for Utah 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.

Map of Utah


AP State Abbreviation
The AP State Abbreviations, the old State Abbreviations, are still in use. There is no AP State Abbreviation for Utah, it is written as:


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.

Utah - (UT)

Map showing location of Utah in USA

Where is Utah? (UT)

The State of Utah is located in the western United States.


Abbreviation of Utah - 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 Utah?  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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Utah Abbreviation (UT)

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