List of U.S. states

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A U.S. state is one of the states of the United States of America. Four states (Kentucky, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Virginia) are officially named a "Commonwealth" rather than a "State."

The states are labeled with their U.S. postal abbreviations and capitals.

Sl no. Abbreviation State Name Capital Became a State
1 AL Alabama Montgomery December 14, 1819
2 AK Alaska Juneau January 3, 1959
3 AZ Arizona Phoenix February 14, 1912
4 AR Arkansas Little Rock June 15, 1836
5 CA California Sacramento September 9, 1850
6 CO Colorado Denver August 1, 1876
7 CT Connecticut Hartford January 9, 1788
8 DE Delaware Dover December 7, 1787
9 FL Florida Tallahassee March 3, 1845
10 GA Georgia Atlanta January 2, 1788
11 HI Hawaii Honolulu August 21, 1959
12 ID Idaho Boise July 3, 1890
13 IL Illinois Springfield December 3, 1818
14 IN Indiana Indianapolis December 11, 1816
15 IA Iowa Des Moines December 28, 1846
16 KS Kansas Topeka January 29, 1861
17 KY Kentucky Frankfort June 1, 1792
18 LA Louisiana Baton Rouge April 30, 1812
19 ME Maine Augusta March 15, 1820
20 MD Maryland Annapolis April 28, 1788
21 MA Massachusetts Boston February 6, 1788
22 MI Michigan Lansing January 26, 1837
23 MN Minnesota Saint Paul May 11, 1858
24 MS Mississippi Jackson December 10, 1817
25 MO Missouri Jefferson City August 10, 1821
26 MT Montana Helena November 8, 1889
27 NE Nebraska Lincoln March 1, 1867
28 NV Nevada Carson City October 31, 1864
29 NH New Hampshire Concord June 21, 1788
30 NJ New Jersey Trenton December 18, 1787
31 NM New Mexico Santa Fe January 6, 1912
32 NY New York Albany July 26, 1788
33 NC North Carolina Raleigh November 21, 1789
34 ND North Dakota Bismarck November 2, 1889
35 OH Ohio Columbus March 1, 1803
36 OK Oklahoma Oklahoma City November 16, 1907
37 OR Oregon Salem February 14, 1859
38 PA Pennsylvania Harrisburg December 12, 1787
39 RI Rhode Island Providence May 19, 1790
40 SC South Carolina Columbia May 23, 1788
41 SD South Dakota Pierre November 2, 1889
42 TN Tennessee Nashville June 1, 1796
43 TX Texas Austin December 29, 1845
44 UT Utah Salt Lake City January 4, 1896
45 VT Vermont Montpelier March 4, 1791
46 VA Virginia Richmond June 25, 1788
47 WA Washington Olympia November 11, 1889
48 WV West Virginia Charleston June 20, 1863
49 WI Wisconsin Madison May 29, 1848
50 WY Wyoming Cheyenne July 10, 1890

In addition to the states, several other areas belong to the United States:

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