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Re: U.S. State Names

by unixwzrd (Beadle)
on Feb 25, 2001 at 22:21 UTC ( [id://60769]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to U.S. State Names

Very nice, but you left out the fine folks in DC... Though they break your regex :)

For completeness, I offer these which are "Official" FIPS State codes. I hate to admit, I'm way to familiar with the government's GIS TIGER/Line database.

This is also why I'm way too familiar with having to do with fixed length records and mainframe data extracts... Re: Converting fixed record length files to pipe delimited I still have nightmares about it.

It does contain a lot, and when I say a lot it's huge, of interesting data in it, like Lat's and Long's for just about *everything* anyone could think to map down to street intersections, and street addresses.

District of Columbia: DC District of Columbia Puerto Rico and Outlying Areas: AS American Samoa GU Guam MP Northern Mariana Islands PR Puerto Rico UM U.S. Minor Outlying Islands VI Virgin Islands of the U.S. Freely Associated States: FM Federated States of Micronesia MH Marshall Islands PW Palau

Mike - mps@discomsys.com

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