Get USA State Name & Abbreviation in R (2 Examples)

In this post, I’ll show how to get a USA state name and abbreviation in the R programming language.

Example 1: Get State Name from State Abbreviation

state.name[grep("CA", state.abb)]            # Convert abbreviation to name
# [1] "California"

Example 2: Get State Abbreviation from State Name

state.abb[grep("California", state.name)]    # Convert name to abbreviation
# [1] "CA"

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