When you are sending anything to a physical , whether that be packages, cards, or documents, you will help yourself greatly by knowing the .
It can be hard to memorize all 50 two-postal abbreviations for all the as there are so many to remember! Especially as some states are spelled using very similar letters. Also, it is important not to confuse a for a , or a , both of these are totally different from a ‘s , however, they are both used when filling out .
The Arizona , this is because the first two letters of Arizona are the same as another – Arkansas. If you would like to know the is slightly trickier than most Arkansas then check out our page on this.
An would be that alphabetically Arizona (The Grand Canyon ) is ahead of Arkansas, meaning some may assume Arizona would have the of “AR”. However, this isn’t the case, in fact, Arizona’s is actually “AZ”. You’ll need to use this in various situations when referencing the of Arizona.
Now that you know the AZ , it makes sense to know what the name (official ) is for Arizona. The regular abbreviations to states’ came out in 1963, but many were three to four letters in length and it was decided they would be too long to include on envelopes and packages as addressing equipment couldn’t accommodate these longer abbreviations along with zip codes.
The ‘s is made up of the first 4 letters of the ‘s name with a period at the end, “Ariz.”. Understanding the Arizona is important for multiple reasons and will come in handy in various situations. You may also be interested to know what the Arizona motto means, “Ditat Deus” – it stands for God Enriches.
People use abbreviations all the time in everyday life and business, it is beneficial to understand the unique two- representing each in the U.S. as the probability of you needing to memorize it is very high.
United States State Abbreviations List
Check out our abbreviations list where you can see not just the Arizona , but each ‘s unique and regular abbreviations.
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