Comma Separated Lists of States – Abbreviations, Select Options, Etc.

Note: All of these lists include the District of Columbia. If there are any other lists you’d like to see here, please let me know in the comments below.

Comma separated list of states
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Comma separated list of states with single quotes
'Alabama', 'Alaska', 'Arizona', 'Arkansas', 'California', 'Colorado', 'Connecticut', 'Delaware', 'District of Columbia', 'Florida', 'Georgia', 'Hawaii', 'Idaho', 'Illinois', 'Indiana', 'Iowa', 'Kansas', 'Kentucky', 'Louisiana', 'Maine', 'Maryland', 'Massachusetts', 'Michigan', 'Minnesota', 'Mississippi', 'Missouri', 'Montana', 'Nebraska', 'Nevada', 'New Hampshire', 'New Jersey', 'New Mexico', 'New York', 'North Carolina', 'North Dakota', 'Ohio', 'Oklahoma', 'Oregon', 'Pennsylvania', 'Rhode Island', 'South Carolina', 'South Dakota', 'Tennessee', 'Texas', 'Utah', 'Vermont', 'Virginia', 'Washington', 'West Virginia', 'Wisconsin', 'Wyoming'

Comma separated list of states with double quotes
"Alabama", "Alaska", "Arizona", "Arkansas", "California", "Colorado", "Connecticut", "Delaware", "District of Columbia", "Florida", "Georgia", "Hawaii", "Idaho", "Illinois", "Indiana", "Iowa", "Kansas", "Kentucky", "Louisiana", "Maine", "Maryland", "Massachusetts", "Michigan", "Minnesota", "Mississippi", "Missouri", "Montana", "Nebraska", "Nevada", "New Hampshire", "New Jersey", "New Mexico", "New York", "North Carolina", "North Dakota", "Ohio", "Oklahoma", "Oregon", "Pennsylvania", "Rhode Island", "South Carolina", "South Dakota", "Tennessee", "Texas", "Utah", "Vermont", "Virginia", "Washington", "West Virginia", "Wisconsin", "Wyoming"

Comma separated list of state abbreviations
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

Comma separated list of state abbreviations with single quotes
'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'

Comma separated list of state abbreviations with double quotes
"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"

 

States in Select Options for HTML form
<select name="states">
<option value="alabama">Alabama</option>
<option value="alaska">Alaska</option>
<option value="arizona">Arizona</option>
<option value="arkansas">Arkansas</option>
<option value="california">California</option>
<option value="colorado">Colorado</option>
<option value="connecticut">Connecticut</option>
<option value="delaware">Delaware</option>
<option value="dc">DC</option>
<option value="florida">Florida</option>
<option value="georgia">Georgia</option>
<option value="hawaii">Hawaii</option>
<option value="idaho">Idaho</option>
<option value="illinois">Illinois</option>
<option value="indiana">Indiana</option>
<option value="iowa">Iowa</option>
<option value="kansas">Kansas</option>
<option value="kentucky">Kentucky</option>
<option value="louisiana">Louisiana</option>
<option value="maine">Maine</option>
<option value="maryland">Maryland</option>
<option value="massachusetts">Massachusetts</option>
<option value="michigan">Michigan</option>
<option value="minnesota">Minnesota</option>
<option value="mississippi">Mississippi</option>
<option value="missouri">Missouri</option>
<option value="montana">Montana</option>
<option value="nebraska">Nebraska</option>
<option value="nevada">Nevada</option>
<option value="new hampshire">New Hampshire</option>
<option value="new jersey">New Jersey</option>
<option value="new mexico">New Mexico</option>
<option value="new york">New York</option>
<option value="north carolina">North Carolina</option>
<option value="north dakota">North Dakota</option>
<option value="ohio">Ohio</option>
<option value="oklahoma">Oklahoma</option>
<option value="oregon">Oregon</option>
<option value="pennsylvania">Pennsylvania</option>
<option value="rhode island">Rhode Island</option>
<option value="south carolina">South Carolina</option>
<option value="south dakota">South Dakota</option>
<option value="tennessee">Tennessee</option>
<option value="texas">Texas</option>
<option value="utah">Utah</option>
<option value="vermont">Vermont</option>
<option value="virginia">Virginia</option>
<option value="washington">Washington</option>
<option value="west virginia">West Virginia</option>
<option value="wisconsin">Wisconsin</option>
<option value="wyoming">Wyoming</option>
</select>

Abbreviation of States in Select Options for HTML Drop Down Form
<select name="state">
<option value="AK">AK</option>
<option value="AL">AL</option>
<option value="AR">AR</option>
<option value="AZ">AZ</option>
<option value="CA">CA</option>
<option value="CO">CO</option>
<option value="CT">CT</option>
<option value="DC">DC</option>
<option value="DE">DE</option>
<option value="FL">FL</option>
<option value="GA">GA</option>
<option value="HI">HI</option>
<option value="IA">IA</option>
<option value="ID">ID</option>
<option value="IL">IL</option>
<option value="IN">IN</option>
<option value="KS">KS</option>
<option value="KY">KY</option>
<option value="LA">LA</option>
<option value="MA">MA</option>
<option value="MD">MD</option>
<option value="ME">ME</option>
<option value="MI">MI</option>
<option value="MN">MN</option>
<option value="MO">MO</option>
<option value="MS">MS</option>
<option value="MT">MT</option>
<option value="NC">NC</option>
<option value="ND">ND</option>
<option value="NE">NE</option>
<option value="NH">NH</option>
<option value="NJ">NJ</option>
<option value="NM">NM</option>
<option value="NV">NV</option>
<option value="NY">NY</option>
<option value="OH">OH</option>
<option value="OK">OK</option>
<option value="OR">OR</option>
<option value="PA">PA</option>
<option value="RI">RI</option>
<option value="SC">SC</option>
<option value="SD">SD</option>
<option value="TN">TN</option>
<option value="TX">TX</option>
<option value="UT">UT</option>
<option value="VA">VA</option>
<option value="VT">VT</option>
<option value="WA">WA</option>
<option value="WI">WI</option>
<option value="WV">WV</option>
<option value="WY">WY</option>
</select>

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

By | 2017-09-13T19:39:44+00:00 May 26th, 2014|Blog|2 Comments

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  1. Doug January 19, 2017 at 3:42 pm - Reply

    Thanks for posting this — saved me so much time initializing an array of U.S. states.

  2. Elijah Williams March 28, 2017 at 3:56 pm - Reply

    Thanks for the list. I also came up with a similar list for Blade Templating at helloelijah.com/blog/usa-state-list-for-blade. I’m now glad I don’t have to add the rest of these types. Thank you.

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