SQL Tips – List of US States

Here is SQL and a tab delimited list of the States of the USA for all to use.

The original data was sourced from Wikipedia.

Please post a comment if you find this useful.

Edit: I’ve beed advised that although it’s not technically a state, this list needs District of Columbia as most real world scenarios require it. It’s been added to the top of the list.

SQL Version:

('DC','District of Columbia'), --Not technically a state!
('NH','New Hampshire'),
('NJ','New Jersey'),
('NM','New Mexico'),
('NY','New York'),
('NC','North Carolina'),
('ND','North Dakota'),
('RI','Rhode Island'),
('SC','South Carolina'),
('SD','South Dakota'),
('WV','West Virginia'),

Tab delimited version:

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

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