What is the acronym for each state?

What is the acronym for each state?

State and Territory Abbreviations

State Standard Postal
Alabama Ala. AL
Alaska Alaska AK
Arizona Ariz. AZ
Arkansas Ark. AR

How did states get 2 letter abbreviations?

However, due to limited space availability on mailing labels, it was felt that the four letter abbreviations combined with the five-digit zip code contained too many digits. As such, the state abbreviations were amended in October 1963 to the now familiar two letters.

What state is LV in USA?

From AL to WY

State/District Abbreviation Postal Code
Louisiana La. LA
Maine Maine ME
Maryland Md. MD
Massachusetts Mass. MA

What is short for Boston?

As a short form of Boston, BOS is widely and commonly used to indicate travel to Boston or for several of Boston’s sports team, including the Red Sox (baseball), Celtics (basketball), and Bruins (ice hockey). The familiarity of this abbreviation has lent BOS to merchandise (e.g., I ❤️ BOS shirts).

What’s the abbreviation for Alaska?


Alaska AK LA
Arizona AZ ME
Arkansas AR MD
American Samoa AS MA

What state abbreviation is CF?


State or Territory USPS Other (status)
California CA Ca. or Cal. or Cali., CFUSCG
Colorado CO Col., CLUSCG
Connecticut CT Ct.
Delaware DE De., DLUSCG

What dies OK stand for?

all correct
On March 23, 1839, the initials “O.K.” are first published in The Boston Morning Post. Meant as an abbreviation for “oll korrect,” a popular slang misspelling of “all correct” at the time, OK steadily made its way into the everyday speech of Americans.