Interactive Tutorial for U.S. Postal Abbreviations

To learn the U.S. postal abbreviations, simply move your cursor over the state names in the list below. When the abbreviation pops up, notice specifically how each abbreviation is formed from the letters of the state as in the example below.

For more practice, download my free ebook Learn the States and Postal Abbreviations. The ebook includes printable maps, flashcards, and worksheets to help you learn not only the postal abbreviations, but the state names and locations as well. You might also like to see why learning the U.S. postal abbreviations is much more useful than learning just the state capitals.

Please note that this tutorial may not work on mobile devices.

Move your cursor over the state names below.