USstateAbbreviations: Standard abbreviations for states of the United States

Description Usage Format Details Source See Also Examples

Description

The object returned by readUSstateAbbreviations() on May 20, 2013.

Usage

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Format

A data.frame containing 10 different character vectors of names or codes for 76 different political entities including the United States, the 50 states within the US, plus the District of Columbia, US territories and other political designation, some of which are obsolete but are included for historical reference.

Name

The standard name of the entity.

Status

description of status, e.g., state / commonwealth vs. island, territory, military mail code, etc.

ISO, ANSI.letters, ANSI.digits, USPS, USCG, Old.GPO, AP, Other

Alternative abbreviations used per different standards. The most commonly used among these may be the 2-letter codes officially used by the US Postal Service (USPS).

Details

This was read from the Wikipedia article on "List of U.S. state abbreviations"

Source

the Wikipedia article on "List of U.S. state abbreviations"

See Also

readUSstateAbbreviations showNonASCII grepNonStandardCharacters subNonStandardCharacters

Examples

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data(USstateAbbreviations)

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USstateAbb2 <- readUSstateAbbreviations()

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