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State Abbreviation
Format: Character - Size 1
Description: A code to represent the state or territory.
Coding:   ** = Baker Island
  ** = Foreign Countries
  ** = Howland Island
  ** = Jarvis Island
  ** = Johnson Atoll
  ** = Kingman Reef
  ** = Midway Islands
  ** = Navassa Island
  ** = Okinawa
  ** = Overseas Armed Forces Dependents School
  ** = Palmyra Atoll
  ** = Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands
  ** = U.S. Armed Services
  ** = U.S., State Unknown
  ** = Unknown
  ** = Wake Island
  AK = Alaska
  AL = Alabama
  AR = Arkansas
  AS = American Samoa
  AZ = Arizona
  CA = California
  CO = Colorado
  CT = Connecticut
  CZ = Panama Canal Zone
  DC = District of Columbia
  DE = Delaware
  EE = Enumeration at Entry
  FL = Florida
  FM = Federated States of Micronesia
  GA = Georgia
  GU = Guam
  HI = Hawaii
  IA = Iowa
  ID = Idaho
  IL = Illinois
  IN = Indiana
  KS = Kansas
  KY = Kentucky
  LA = Louisiana
  MA = Massachusetts
  MD = Maryland
  ME = Maine
  MH = Marshall Islands
  MI = Michigan
  MN = Minnesota
  MO = Missouri
  MP = Northern Marianas Islands
  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
  PP = Philippines
  PR = Puerto Rico
  PW = Palau
  RI = Rhode Island
  RR = Railroad Retirement
  SC = South Carolina
  SD = South Dakota
  TN = Tennessee
  TX = Texas
  UM = U.S. Minor Outlying Islands
  US = United States of America
  UT = Utah
  VA = Virginia
  VI = Virgin Islands of U.S.
  VT = Vermont
  WA = Washington
  WI = Wisconsin
  WV = West Virginia
  WY = Wyoming
Cross-Walk: Cross-Walk to codes used by other agencies.
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