Us map with postal abbreviations. The entire map including the lower 48 states as well as alaska and hawaii is drawn to the same scale. The postal abbreviations are the same as the iso 3166 2 subdivision codes for each of the fifty states. This map shows all 50 states of the usa with their 2 letter abbreviations. Knowing the abbreviations of each is vital for sending and receiving mail and packages from anywhere in the us or even in the world.
The standard or traditional abbreviations were widely used on mailing addresses and in other contexts before the two letter postal abbreviations were introduced. Map of the lower 48 states alaska and hawaii. The table below shows the us postal service usps abbreviation for each of the united states districts territories and possessions. Canada abbreviations and canadian postal abbreviations.
The united states postal service usps has established a set of uppercase abbreviations to help process mail using automated equipment. Electronic data reporting appendix d usps state abbreviations and fips codes.