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State Name Abbreviations

Use the below abbreviations, per the AP Style Guide, for states that accompany their cities in body copy, e.g., He lives in Springfield, Ill. Do not confuse these abbreviations with postal abbreviations, which are used only in address lines in correspondence. Do not abbreviate state names that stand alone in copy or that appear in formal invitations.

 

Ala. Md. N.D.
Ariz. Mass. Okla.
Ark. Mich. Ore.
Calif. Minn. Pa.
Colo. Miss. R.I.
Conn. Mo. S.C.
Del. Mont. S.D.
Fla. Neb. Tenn.
Ga. Nev. Vt.
Ill. N.H. Va.
Ind. N.J. Wash.
Kan. N.M. W.Va.
Ky. N.Y. Wis.
La. N.C. Wyo.
 
Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Ohio, Texas, and Utah are never abbreviated in copy.

 

 

 

 

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