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American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Codes for States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Insular Areas of the United States

 

National FIPS and GNIS Codes File

A National FIPS and GNIS Codes File is available for download.

This file contains pipe delimited records for each state. The records are of the format:

FIPS State Code | Official United States Postal Service (USPS) Code | Name | Geographic Names Information System Identifier (GNISID)

For example:

23|ME|Maine|01779787

FIPS Codes for the States and the District of Columbia

Name FIPS State Numeric Code Official USPS Code
Alabama 01 AL
Alaska 02 AK
Arizona 04 AZ
Arkansas 05 AR
California 06 CA
Colorado 08 CO
Connecticut 09 CT
Delaware 10 DE
District of Columbia 11 DC
Florida 12 FL
Georgia 13 GA
Hawaii 15 HI
Idaho 16 ID
Illinois 17 IL
Indiana 18 IN
Iowa 19 IA
Kansas 20 KS
Kentucky 21 KY
Louisiana 22 LA
Maine 23 ME
Maryland 24 MD
Massachusetts 25 MA
Michigan 26 MI
Minnesota 27 MN
Mississippi 28 MS
Missouri 29 MO
Montana 30 MT
Nebraska 31 NE
Nevada 32 NV
New Hampshire 33 NH
New Jersey 34 NJ
New Mexico 35 NM
New York 36 NY
North Carolina 37 NC
North Dakota 38 ND
Ohio 39 OH
Oklahoma 40 OK
Oregon 41 OR
Pennsylvania 42 PA
Rhode Island 44 RI
South Carolina 45 SC
South Dakota 46 SD
Tennessee 47 TN
Texas 48 TX
Utah 49 UT
Vermont 50 VT
Virginia 51 VA
Washington 53 WA
West Virginia 54 WV
Wisconsin 55 WI
Wyoming 56 WY

FIPS State Codes for the Outlying Areas of the United States and the Freely Associated States

Area Name FIPS State Numeric Code Official USPS Code Status

Status:

  1. Under U.S sovereignty
  2. An aggregation of nine U.S. territories: Baker Island, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Kingman Reef, Midway Islands, Navassa Island, Palmyra Atoll, and Wake Island. Each territory is assigned an ANSI County Code in INCITS 31:2009, and may be individually identified through a combination of the ANSI State Code (74 or UM) and the appropriate ANSI County Code.
  3. Independent nation that operates under a Compact of Free Association with the United States of America.
American Samoa 60 AS 1
Federated States of Micronesia 64 FM 3
Guam 66 GU 1
Marshall Islands 68 MH 3
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands 69 MP 1
Palau 70 PW 3
Puerto Rico 72 PR 1
U.S. Minor Outlying Islands 74 UM 2
U.S. Virgin Islands 78 VI 1

FIPS State Numeric Codes for the Individual Minor Outlying Island Territories

Area Name FIPS State Numeric Code
Baker Island 81
Howland Island 84
Jarvis Island 86
Johnston Atoll 67
Kingman Reef 89
Midway Islands 71
Navassa Island 76
Palmyra Atoll 95
Wake Island 79

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Geography | (301) 763-1128 |  Last Revised: January 14, 2014