Read the list of abbreviations of states and territories of the United States from the relevant Wikipedia article
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Universal resource locator to be read and processed to obtain the desired list
logical: If TRUE, clean the data using
names for the columns of the data matrix read; ignored with a warning if the lengths do not match
readHTMLTable(url) returns a list of length 7, only one
of which is the table we want. Moreover, that table contains some
duplicates, which are removed by
example, 'NB' is an "Obsolete postal code" for Nebraska. If you need
this, please consult the Wikipedia article.
readUSstateAbbreviatons returns a
data.frame from the
Wikipedia article on "List of U.S. state abbreviations".
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