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Scroll down for a United States area codes lookup page. Also find links to a handy selection of pages with state abbreviations, data pertaining to major cities, basic historical trivia and more. 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.
POSTAL ABBREVIATIONS 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.
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 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.
LARGEST CITIES 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.
STATE NICKNAMES 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.