List of 50 States and Their Abbreviations

As traditional mails are still used to send physical package, mailing addresses including state abbreviation are helpful in nowadays. Below please see two letter abbreviations for each of 50 states. In the following table, you can also see the original name of these states, date when they are admitted to the nation, and region where each state is located.

List of 50 States and Their Abbreviations

# State Abbreviation Region Date Admitted
1 Alabama AL East South Central December 14, 1819
2 Alaska AK Pacific January 3, 1959
3 Arizona AZ Mountain February 14, 1912
4 Arkansas AR West South Central June 15, 1836
5 California CA Pacific September 9, 1850
6 Colorado CO Mountain August 1, 1876
7 Connecticut CT New England January 9, 1788
8 Delaware DE South Atlantic December 7, 1787
9 Florida FL South Atlantic March 3, 1845
10 Georgia GA South Atlantic January 2, 1788
11 Hawaii HI Pacific August 21, 1959
12 Idaho ID Mountain July 3, 1890
13 Illinois IL East North Central December 3, 1818
14 Indiana IN East North Central December 11, 1816
15 Iowa IA West North Central December 28, 1846
16 Kansas KS West North Central January 29, 1861
17 Kentucky KY East South Central June 1, 1792
18 Louisiana LA West South Central April 30, 1812
19 Maine ME New England March 15, 1820
20 Maryland MD South Atlantic April 28, 1788
21 Massachusetts MA New England February 6, 1788
22 Michigan MI East North Central January 26, 1837
23 Minnesota MN West North Central May 11, 1858
24 Mississippi MS East South Central December 10, 1817
25 Missouri MO West North Central August 10, 1821
26 Montana MT Mountain November 8, 1889
27 Nebraska NE West North Central March 1, 1867
28 Nevada NV Mountain October 31, 1864
29 New Hampshire NH New England June 21, 1788
30 New Jersey NJ Mid-Atlantic December 18, 1787
31 New Mexico NM Mountain January 6, 1912
32 New York NY Mid-Atlantic July 26, 1788
33 North Carolina NC South Atlantic November 21, 1789
34 North Dakota ND West North Central November 2, 1889
35 Ohio OH East North Central March 1, 1803
36 Oklahoma OK West South Central November 16, 1907
37 Oregon OR Pacific February 14, 1859
38 Pennsylvania PA Mid-Atlantic December 12, 1787
39 Rhode Island RI New England May 29, 1790
40 South Carolina SC South Atlantic May 23, 1788
41 South Dakota SD West North Central November 2, 1889
42 Tennessee TN East South Central June 1, 1796
43 Texas TX West South Central December 29, 1845
44 Utah UT Mountain January 4, 1896
45 Vermont VT New England March 4, 1791
46 Virginia VA South Atlantic June 25, 1788
47 Washington WA Pacific November 11, 1889
48 West Virginia WV South Atlantic June 20, 1863
49 Wisconsin WI East North Central May 29, 1848
50 Wyoming WY Mountain July 10, 1890

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