KA postcode area

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Kilmarnock postcode area
KA is located in the United Kingdom
Postcode area KA
Postcode area name Kilmarnock
Post towns 23
Postcode districts 30
Postcode sectors 87
Postcodes (live) 11,508
Postcodes (total) 13,743
Statistics as at February 2012[1]

The KA postcode area, also known as the Kilmarnock postcode area,[2][3] is a group of postcode districts in East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire and South Ayrshire in Scotland.

Post towns[edit]

The area is divided into the post towns of Ardrossan, Ayr, Beith, Brodick, Cumnock, Dalry, Darvel, Galston, Girvan, Irvine, Kilbirnie, Kilmarnock, Kilwinning, Largs, Mauchline, Maybole, Millport, Newmilns, Prestwick, Saltcoats, Stevenston, Troon and West Kilbride.

Postcode districts[edit]

East Ayrshire[edit]

Kilmarnock and Loudoun[edit]

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
KA1 1 Kilmarnock KILMARNOCK East Ayrshire
KA1 2 Kilmarnock, Bonnyton, Grange KILMARNOCK East Ayrshire
KA1 3 Kilmarnock Centre, Bellfield KILMARNOCK East Ayrshire
KA1 4 Kilmarnock, Caprington, Riccarton, Shortlees KILMARNOCK East Ayrshire
KA1 5 Hurlford South KILMARNOCK East Ayrshire
KA2 0 Knockentiber, Crosshouse KILMARNOCK East Ayrshire
KA3 1 Kilmarnock, Altonhill, Knockinlaw, Longpark, Beansburn, Hillhead KILMARNOCK East Ayrshire
KA3 2 Kilmaurs, Kirktoun, Onthank KILMARNOCK East Ayrshire
KA3 3 Stewarton KILMARNOCK East Ayrshire
KA3 4 Lugton, Dunlop KILMARNOCK East Ayrshire
KA3 5 Stewarton, Fullwood, Kingsford KILMARNOCK East Ayrshire
KA3 6 Kilmarnock, Southcraigs, Fenwick, Crookedholm, Hurlford North KILMARNOCK East Ayrshire
KA3 7 Kilmarnock, Whinpark, New Farm Loch, Beansburn KILMARNOCK East Ayrshire
KA4 8 Galston GALSTON East Ayrshire
KA16 9 Newmilns, Greenholm NEWMILNS East Ayrshire
KA17 0 Darvel DARVEL East Ayrshire

Cumnock and Doon Valley[edit]

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
KA5 5 Tarbolton MAUCHLINE East Ayrshire
KA5 6 Mauchline, Catrine and Sorn MAUCHLINE and CATRINE East Ayrshire
KA6 6 Dalrymple, Hollybush and Coylton AYR East Ayrshire
KA6 7 Patna, Dalmellington, Bellsbank, Waterside, Rankinston and Drongan PATNA and DRONGAN East Ayrshire
KA18 1 Cumnock CUMNOCK East Ayrshire
KA18 2 Ochiltree and Auchinleck CUMNOCK East Ayrshire
KA18 3 Muirkirk, Smallburn, Lugar and Logan CUMNOCK East Ayrshire
KA18 4 New Cumnock CUMNOCK East Ayrshire

North Ayrshire[edit]


Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
KA11 1 Girdle Toll, Stanecastle, Bourtreehill, Broomlands IRVINE North Ayrshire
KA11 2 Perceton, Lawthorn, Sourlie, Doura, Roddinghill IRVINE North Ayrshire
KA11 3 Springside SPRINGSIDE North Ayrshire
KA11 4 Irvine, Dreghorn IRVINE North Ayrshire
KA11 5 Irvine, Dreghorn IRVINE North Ayrshire
KA12 0 Irvine IRVINE North Ayrshire
KA12 8 Fullarton FULLARTON North Ayrshire
KA12 9 Irvine Centre, Stanecastle IRVINE North Ayrshire

The Three Towns[edit]

  • KA20 3 Stevenston, Auchenharvie
  • KA20 4 Stevenston
  • KA21 5 Saltcoats South
  • KA21 6 Saltcoats North
  • KA22 7 Ardrossan, Whitlees, Chapelhill
  • KA22 8 Ardrossan


  • KA13 6 Kilwinning
  • KA13 7 Kilwinning
  • KA14 3 Beith, Glengarnock, Longbar
  • KA15 1 Beith, Glengarnock, Longbar
  • KA15 2 Beith North
  • KA23 9 West Kilbride
  • KA24 4 Dalry
  • KA24 5 Dalry, Drakemyre
  • KA25 6 Kilbirnie South
  • KA25 7 Kilbirnie North
  • KA27 8 Holy Island, Isle of Arran (all towns)
  • KA28 0 Millport
  • KA29 0 Largs, Glenside, Fairlie, Kelburn
  • KA30 8 Largs
  • KA30 9 Largs East

South Ayrshire[edit]


  • KA6 6 Coylton
  • KA7 1 Ayr
  • KA7 2 Ayr, Belmont
  • KA7 3 Holmston, Forehill, Belmont, Castlehill, Masonhill, Kincaidston
  • KA7 4 Doonfoot, Alloway
  • KA8 0 Dalmilling, Craigie
  • KA8 8 Woodfield, Wallaceftown
  • KA8 9 Heathfield, Whitletts, Newton on Ayr, Lochside, Braehead


  • KA2 9 Dundonald
  • KA6 5 Mossblown, Annbank
  • KA9 1 Prestwick
  • KA9 2 Monkton
  • KA10 6 Troon Centre, Barassie
  • KA10 7 Troon, Muirhead, Loans, Barassie
  • KA19 7 Maybole, Crosshill, Straiton
  • KA19 8 Maybole
  • KA26 0 Girvan South, Ballantrae, Colmonell, Barrhill
  • KA26 9 Girvan North, Old Dally, Dally, Turnberry

In North Ayrshire, but not covered by KA postcode[edit]

  • PA17 5 Skelmorlie, Meigle, Auchengarth


KA postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas. DG postcode area FK postcode area G postcode area ML postcode area ML postcode area PA postcode area PA postcode area
KA postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby DG, G, ML and PA postcode areas.

See also[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. ^ Address Management Guide (5th ed.). Royal Mail Group plc. March 2007. Retrieved 22 October 2012. 
  3. ^ Office for National Statistics (1999). The Official Yearbook of the United Kingdom (PDF) (2000 ed.). London: The Stationery Office. "UK Postal Areas", map opposite p. 5. ISBN 0-11-621098-2. Retrieved 22 October 2012.