Abbreviations

Two-Letter State and Possession Abbreviations

Alabama AL Alaska AK American Samoa AS Arizona AZ
Arkansas AR California CA Colorado CO Connecticut CT
Delaware DE District of Columbia DC Federated States of Micronesia FM Florida FL
Georgia GA Guam GU Hawaii HI Idaho ID
Illinois IL Indiana IN Iowa IA Kansas KS
Kentucky KY Louisiana LA Maine ME Marshall Islands MH
Maryland MD Massachusetts MA Michigan MI Minnesota MN
Mississippi MS Missouri MO Montana MT Nebraska NE
Nevada NV New Hampshire NH New Jersey NJ New Mexico NM
New York NY North Carolina NC North Dakota ND Northern Mariana Islands NP
Ohio OH Oklahoma OK Oregon OR Palau PW
Pennsylvania PA Puerto Rico PR Rhode Island RI South Carolina SC
South Dakota SD Tennessee TN Texas TX Utah UT
Vermont VT Virginia VA Virgin Islands (U.S) VI Washington WA
West Virginia WV Wisconsin WI Wyoming WY

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Geographic Directional Abbreviations

North N East E South S West W
Northeast NE Southeast SE Northwest NW Southwest SW

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Military "State" Abbreviations

Armed Forces Europe, the Middle East and Canada

AE

Armed Forces Pacific

AP

Armed Forces Americas (except Canada)

AA

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US Possessions/Abbreviations, City Names, Zip Codes

Guam -- 969

American Somoa -- 967

Agana

96910

96913

96932

Pago Pago

96799

Agana Heights

96919

Federated States of Micronesia -- 969

Agat

96928

Chuuk

96942

Asan

96922

Kosrae

96944

Barrigada

96913

96921

Pohnpei

96941

Dededo

96912

Yap

96943

Inarajan

96917

Virgin Islands (USA not British) -- 008

Maina

96922

Christiansted

00820

00821

00822

00823

00824

Maite

96927

Mangilao

96923

Merizo

96916

Mongmong

96927

Piti

96925

Frederiksted

 

00840

00841

Santa Rita

96915

Sinajana

96926

Kingshill

 

00850

00851

Talofofo

96930

Tamuning

96911

96913

96927

Saint John

00830

00831

Toto

96931

Saint Thomas

 

 

 

00801

00802

00803

00804

00805

Umatac

96918

Yigo

96929

Yona

96914

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Street Abbreviations

The following table lists examples of suffix forms that are primary street suffix names, common street suffixes or suffix abbreviations, and recommended official Postal Service Standard Suffix Abbreviations.

Primary Street Suffix Name Postal Service Standtard Suffix Abbreviation Primary Street Suffix Name Postal Service Standtard Suffix Abbreviation Primary Street Suffix Name Postal Service Standtard Suffix Abbreviation Primary Street Suffix Name Postal Service Standtard Suffix Abbreviation
ALLEY ALY ANNEX ANX ARCADE ARC AVENUE AVE
BAYOU BYU BEACH BCH BEND BND BURG BG
BLUFF BLF BLUFFS BLFS BOTTOM BTM BOULEVARD BLVD
BRANCH BR BRIDGE BRG BROOK BRK BROOKS BRKS
BURG BG BURGS BGS BYPASS BYP CAMP CP
CANYON CYN CAPE CPE CAUSEWAY CSWY CENTER CTR
CENTERS CTRS CIRCLE CIR CIRCLES CIRS CLIFF CLF
CLIFFS CLFS CLUB CLB COMMON CMN CORNER COR
CORNERS CORS COURSE CRSE COURT CT COURTS CTS
COVE CV COVES CVS CREEK CRK CRESCENT CRES
CREST CRST CROSSING XING CROSSROAD XRD CURVE CURV
DALE DL DAM DM DIVIDE DV DRIVE DR
DRIVES DRS ESTATE EST ESTATES ESTS EXPRESSWAY EXPY
EXTENSION EXT EXTENSIONS EXTS FALL FALL FALLS FLS
FERRY FRY FIELD FLD FIELDS FLDS FLAT FLT
FLATS FLTS FORD FRD FORDS FRDS FOREST FRST
FORGE FRG FORGES FRGS FORK FRK FORKS FRKS
FORT FT FREEWAY FWY GARDEN GDN GARDENS GDNS
GATEWAY GTWY GLEN GLN GLENS GLNS GREEN GRN
GREENS GRNS GROVE GRV GROVES GRVS HARBOR HBR
HARBORS HBRS HAVEN GVN HEIGHTS HTS HIGHWAY HWY
HILL HL HILLS HLS HOLLOW HOLW INLET INLT
ISLAND IS ISLANDS ISS ISLE ISLE JUNCTION JCT
JUNCTIONS JCTS KEY KY KEYS KYS KNOLL KNL
KNOLLS KNLS LAKE LK LAKES LKS LAND LAND
LANDING LNDG LANE LN LIGHT LGT LIGHTS LGTS
LOAF LF LOCK LCK LOCKS LCKS LODGE LDG
LOOP LOOP MALL MALL MANOR MNR MANORS MNRS
MEADOW MDW MEADOWS MDWS MEWS MEWS MILL ML
MILLS MLS MISSION MSN MOTORWAY MTWY MOUNT MT
MOUNTAIN MTN MOUNTAINS MTNS NECK NCK ORCHARD ORCH
OVAL OVAL OVERPASS OPAS PARK PARK PARKS PARKS
PARKWAY PKWY PARKWAYS PKWY PASS PASS PASSAGE PSGE
PATH PATH PIKE PIKE PINE PNE PINES PNES
PLACE PL PLAIN PLN PLAINS PLNS PLAZA PLZ
POINT PT POINTS PTS PORT PRT PORTS PRTS
PRAIRIE PR radial radl RAMP RAMP RANCH RNCH
RAPID RPD RAPIDS RPDS REST RST RIDGE RDG
RIDGES RDGS RIVER RIV ROAD RD ROADS RDS
ROUTE RTE ROW ROW RUE RUE RUN RUN
SHOAL SHL SHOALS SHLS SHORE SHR SHORES SHRS
SKYWAY SKWY SPRING SPG SPRINGS SPGS SPUR SPUR
SQUARE SQ SQUARES SQS STATION STA STRAVENUE STRA
STREAM STRM STREET ST STREETS STS SUMMIT SMT
TERRACE TER THROUGHWAY TRWY TRACE TRCE TRACK TRAK
TRAFFICWAY TRFY TRAIL TRL TRAILER TRLR TURNPIKE TPKE
TUNNEL TUNL UNDERPASS UPAS UNION UN UNIONS UNS
VALLEY VLY VALLEYS VLYS VIADUCT VIA VIEW VW
VIEWS VWS VILLAGE VLG VILLAGES VLGS VILLE VL
VISTA VIS WALK WALK WALKS WALK WALL WALL
WAY WAY WAYS WAYS WELL WL WELLS WLS

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Secondary Unit Designators

Description Approved Abbreviation Description Approved Abbreviation Description Approved Abbreviation
apartment apt building bldg department dept
floor fl hanger hngr lot lot
pier pier room rm sllip slip
suite ste stop stop trailer gtrlr
unit unit basement bsmt front frnt
lobby lbby lower lowr office ofc
penthouse ph rear rear side side
upper uppr space spc

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