State Abbreviations and State Postal Codes

Updated April 2, 2021 | Factmonster Staff

From AL to WY

Learn the state abbreviations and postal codes. This table is a handy tool for students, business people, and letter-writers alike. Hang it next to your desk, and you'll never again confuse the postal code AL for Alaska instead of Alabama!

State/DistrictAbbreviationPostal Code
Alabama Ala.AL
Alaska AlaskaAK
Arizona Ariz.AZ
Arkansas Ark.AR
California Calif.CA
Colorado Colo.CO
Connecticut Conn.CT
Delaware Del.DE
District of ColumbiaD.C.DC
Florida Fla.FL
Georgia Ga.GA
Hawaii HawaiiHI
Idaho IdahoID
Illinois Ill.IL
Indiana Ind.IN
Iowa IowaIA
Kansas Kans.KS
Kentucky Ky.KY
Louisiana La.LA
Maine MaineME
Maryland Md.MD
Massachusetts Mass.MA
Michigan Mich.MI
Minnesota Minn.MN
Mississippi Miss.MS
Missouri Mo.MO
Montana Mont.MT
Nebraska Nebr.NE
Nevada Nev.NV
New Hampshire N.H.NH
New Jersey N.J.NJ
New Mexico N.M.NM
New York N.Y.NY
North Carolina N.C.NC
North Dakota N.D.ND
Ohio OhioOH
Oklahoma Okla.OK
Oregon Ore.OR
Pennsylvania Pa.PA
Rhode Island R.I.RI
South Carolina S.C.SC
South Dakota S.D.SD
Tennessee Tenn.TN
Texas Tex.TX
Utah UtahUT
Vermont Vt.VT
Virginia Va.VA
Washington Wash.WA
West Virginia W.Va.WV
Wisconsin Wis.WI
Wyoming Wyo.WY

Territory/AssociateAbbreviationPostal Code
American SamoaAS
GuamGuamGU
Marshall IslandsMH
MicronesiaFM
Northern Mariana IslandsMP
PalauPW
Puerto RicoP.R.PR
Virgin IslandsVI