U.S. State Names & Abbreviations Text List

US State names and abbreviations can be handy assets when developing apps that integrate location data. Use these text-based lists of US State Names and their abbreviations to save yourself some typing.
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Programmers and developers inevitably need a list of U.S. State Names and/or U.S. State Name Abbreviations list at some point in time. These lists are irreplaceable, whether one is coding the next billion-user app or simply mucking around on a side project.

Below are lists of U.S. State Names and Abbreviations listed with double-quotations for the broadest language compatibility possible. There are also links to non-quoted .txt versions of each below. Note that US territories are also included in the US State Names List section but not present in the abbreviations list.

U.S. State Names Abbreviation List

"AK", "AL", "AZ", "AR", "CA", "CO", "CT", "DE", "FL", "GA", "HI", "ID", "IL", "IN", "IA", "KS", "KY", "LA", "ME", "MD", "MA", "MI", "MN", "MS", "MO", "MT", "NE", "NV", "NH", "NJ", "NM", "NY", "NC", "ND", "OH", "OK", "OR", "PA", "RI", "SC", "SD", "TN", "TX", "UT", "VT", "VA", "WA", "WV", "WI", "WY"

Note: This data is available for download as a non-quoted .txt file from Github.

U.S. State Names List

"Alabama", "Alaska", "Arizona", "Arkansas", "California", "Colorado", "Connecticut", "Delaware", "Florida", "Georgia", "Hawaii", "Idaho", "Illinois", "Indiana", "Iowa", "Kansas", "Kentucky", "Louisiana", "Maine", "Maryland", "Massachusetts", "Michigan", "Minnesota", "Mississippi", "Missouri", "Montana", "Nebraska", "Nevada", "New Hampshire", "New Jersey", "New Mexico", "New York", "North Carolina", "North Dakota", "Ohio", "Oklahoma", "Oregon", "Pennsylvania", "Rhode Island", "South Carolina", "South Dakota", "Tennessee", "Texas", "Utah", "Vermont", "Virginia", "Washington", "West Virginia", "Wisconsin", "Wyoming", "District of Columbia", "Puerto Rico", "Guam", "American Samoa", "U.S. Virgin Islands", "Northern Mariana Islands"
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BSc Graphic Comm. NSCU, BSc CS Candidate WCU. Life-long learner and entrepreneur specializing in design, digital marketing, and web app development. Fascinated by natural systems, concurrency, and the nature of consciousness.