DropDown List Of States (USA)

I have to throw one of these together every now and then. I would prefer not to make something like this database driven to not waste the resources on a database call. So I am putting it in this post. It contains all 50 states plus DC.

<asp:DropDownList ID="ddlState" runat="server">
    <asp:ListItem Text="" Value="" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Alabama" Value="AL" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Alaska" Value="AK" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Arizona" Value="AZ" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="California" Value="CA" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Colorado" Value="CO" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Connecticut" Value="CT" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Delaware" Value="DE" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="District of Columbia" Value="DC" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Florida" Value="FL" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Georgia" Value="GA" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Hawaii" Value="HI" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Idaho" Value="ID" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Illinois" Value="IL" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Indiana" Value="IN" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Iowa" Value="IA" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Kansas" Value="KS" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Kentucky" Value="KY" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Louisiana" Value="LA" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Maine" Value="ME" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Maryland" Value="MD" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Massachusetts" Value="MA" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Michigan" Value="MI" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Minnesota" Value="MN" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Mississippi" Value="MS" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Missouri" Value="MO" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Montana" Value="MT" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Nebraska" Value="NE" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="New Hampshire" Value="NH" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="New Jersey" Value="NJ" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="New Mexico" Value="NM" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="New York" Value="NY" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="North Carolina" Value="NC" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="North Dakota" Value="ND" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Ohio" Value="OH" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Oklahoma" Value="OK" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Oregon" Value="OR" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Pennsylvania" Value="PA" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Rhode Island" Value="RI" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="South Carolina" Value="SC" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="South Dakota" Value="SD" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Tennessee" Value="TN" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Texas" Value="TX" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Utah" Value="UT" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Vermont" Value="VT" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Virginia" Value="VA" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Washington" Value="WA" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="West Virginia" Value="WV" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Wisconsin" Value="WI" />
    <asp:ListItem Text="Wyoming" Value="WY" />

About SheldonS

Web developer for over 15 years mainly with Microsoft technologies from classic ASP to .NET 4. Husband, father, and aspiring amateur photographer.

Posted on March 26, 2012, in Bits and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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