All USA State Abbreviations as a Map and List in Python

Published Dec 10, 2021  ∙  Updated May 2, 2022

State abbreviations as a Python list

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

State abbreviations as a Python map

states = {
    'AK':'Alaska',
    'AL':'Alabama',
    'AR':'Arkansas',
    'AZ':'Arizona',
    'CA':'California',
    'CO':'Colorado',
    'CT':'Connecticut',
    'DC':'District of Columbia',
    'DE':'Delaware',
    'FL':'Florida',
    'GA':'Georgia',
    'HI':'Hawaii',
    'IA':'Iowa',
    'ID':'Idaho',
    'IL':'Illinois',
    'IN':'Indiana',
    'KS':'Kansas',
    'KY':'Kentucky',
    'LA':'Louisiana',
    'MA':'Massachusetts',
    'MD':'Maryland',
    'ME':'Maine',
    'MI':'Michigan',
    'MN':'Minnesota',
    'MO':'Missouri',
    'MS':'Mississippi',
    'MT':'Montana',
    'NC':'North Carolina',
    'ND':'North Dakota',
    'NE':'Nebraska',
    'NH':'New Hampshire',
    'NJ':'New Jersey',
    'NM':'New Mexico',
    'NV':'Nevada',
    'NY':'New York',
    'OH':'Ohio',
    'OK':'Oklahoma',
    'OR':'Oregon',
    'PA':'Pennsylvania',
    'RI':'Rhode Island',
    'SC':'South Carolina',
    'SD':'South Dakota',
    'TN':'Tennessee',
    'TX':'Texas',
    'UT':'Utah',
    'VA':'Virginia',
    'VT':'Vermont',
    'WA':'Washington',
    'WI':'Wisconsin',
    'WV':'West Virginia',
    'WY':'Wyoming'
}