Abbreviations, Area Codes Lookup and More
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Scroll down to find a handy selection of links to pages with state abbreviations, inforrmation about major cities and basic historical trivia. Visit any link on this page for detailed info.
U.S. iPHONE APPS
A descriptive list of useful iphone apps recommended by the U.S. government.
A lot of people have trouble with those, but they're easy once you get used to them. For those who prefer visual learning, a colorful United States postal abbreviation map is also included.
ZIP CODES BY STATE
This page features interesting facts about the United States Postal Service (USPS) and provides a link to a list of every zip code in America.
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AREA CODES LOOKUP
This page provides a complete area codes lookup - a list of all fifty states, along with all telephone area codes within each state, as designated by the official North American Numbering Plan (NANP). The following twelve U.S. states have only one telephone area code: Alaska, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Maine, Montana, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont and Wyoming.
State "capitals" are not to be confused with state "capitols," although the photos do feature state Capitol buildings, which are usually located in the state capital. We hope this clears things up for you.
This page lists each state's largest city. In other words, the city in each state that contains the greatest number of people. The cities with the highest populations are not necessarily the cities with the biggest land areas, and are not necessarily state capitals.
STATE NAME ORIGINS
This list of states explains how each state got its name. In some cases, we are forced to settle for somebody's random guess at the origin of the name, because no one really knows how the state was named.
A state's nickname, like any other nickname, is usually chosen based on a characteristic feature of the state itself. The chosen feature tends to differentiate one state from all the rest.