DT postcode area

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Dorchester postcode area
DT is located in the United Kingdom
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Postcode area DT
Postcode area name Dorchester
Post towns 9
Postcode districts 11
Postcode sectors 39
Postcodes (live) 7,659
Postcodes (total) 9,322
Statistics as at February 2012[1]

The DT postcode area, also known as the Dorchester postcode area,[2] is a group of eleven postcode districts in England, which are subdivisions of nine post towns. These postcode districts cover much of Dorset, including Dorchester, Weymouth, Beaminster, Blandford Forum, Bridport, Lyme Regis, Portland, Sherborne and Sturminster Newton, plus very small parts of Devon and Somerset.

Coverage[edit]

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
DT1 DORCHESTER West Dorset
DT2 DORCHESTER West Dorset
DT3 WEYMOUTH Chickerell, Broadwey, Radipole, Osmington, Preston, Littlemoor, Portesham, Abbotsbury, Langton Herring Weymouth and Portland, West Dorset
DT4 WEYMOUTH Weymouth town centre, Melcombe Regis, Wyke Regis Weymouth and Portland
DT5 PORTLAND Fortuneswell, Easton, Southwell, Weston, The Grove Weymouth and Portland
DT6 BRIDPORT West Dorset
DT7 LYME REGIS Lyme Regis, Uplyme, Rousdon West Dorset, East Devon
DT8 BEAMINSTER West Dorset
DT9 SHERBORNE West Dorset, South Somerset
DT10 STURMINSTER NEWTON North Dorset
DT11 BLANDFORD FORUM North Dorset

Map[edit]

DT postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas. BA postcode area BA postcode area BH postcode area EX postcode area SP postcode area TA postcode area
DT postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby BA, BH, EX, SP and TA postcode areas.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products. Office for National Statistics. February 2012. Table 2. Retrieved 21 April 2012.  Coordinates from mean of unit postcode points, "Code-Point Open". OS OpenData. Ordnance Survey. February 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)

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