OX postcode area

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Oxford postcode area
OX is located in the United Kingdom
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Postcode area OX
Postcode area name Oxford
Post towns 17
Postcode districts 28
Postcode sectors 146
Postcodes (live) 19,206
Postcodes (total) 33,018
Statistics as at February 2012[1]

The OX postcode area, also known as the Oxford postcode area,[2] is a group of postcode districts centred on the city of Oxford in Oxfordshire, England. The main towns and larger villages covered include Abingdon, Bampton, Banbury, Bicester, Burford, Carterton, Chinnor, Chipping Norton, Didcot, Kidlington, Thame, Wallingford, Wantage, Watlington, Witney, and Woodstock.

The original OX6 district for Bicester was recoded to OX25, OX26 and OX27 in 2000, while the OX39 district for Chinnor and the OX49 district for Watlington were formed out of the OX9 district at the same time.[3] In 2001, the original OX8 district for Witney was recoded to OX28 and OX29.[4]

Coverage[edit]

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
OX1 OXFORD Central and South Oxford, Kennington, Boars Hill, New Hinksey, South Hinksey, Osney City of Oxford, Vale of White Horse
OX2 OXFORD North and West Oxford, Botley, North Hinksey, Summertown, Wytham, Jericho, Wolvercote City of Oxford, Vale of White Horse, Cherwell
OX3 OXFORD North East Oxford, Beckley, Headington, Marston, Elsfield, Noke City of Oxford, South Oxfordshire, Cherwell
OX4 OXFORD East Oxford, Cowley, Blackbird Leys, Littlemore Sandford-on-Thames, Iffley, Rose Hill City of Oxford, South Oxfordshire
OX5 KIDLINGTON Kidlington, Yarnton, Begbroke, Tackley, Murcott Cherwell, West Oxfordshire, Aylesbury Vale
OX7 CHIPPING NORTON Chipping Norton, Charlbury, Chadlington, Bledington West Oxfordshire, Cotswold
OX9 THAME Thame, Postcombe, Towersey, North Weston South Oxfordshire
OX10 WALLINGFORD Wallingford, Berinsfield, Cholsey, Dorchester South Oxfordshire
OX11 DIDCOT Didcot, Blewbury, Harwell, Chilton, Aston Tirrold, Aston Upthorpe, South Moreton, Upton South Oxfordshire, Vale of White Horse
OX12 WANTAGE Wantage, Grove, Ardington, Charney Bassett, Childrey, Challow (East & West), Denchworth, Farnborough (Berks), Hanney (East & West), Hendred (East & West), Kingston Lisle, Letcombe Bassett, Letcombe Regis, Lockinge (East & West), Lyford Vale of White Horse, South Oxfordshire, West Berkshire
OX13 ABINGDON Southmoor, Sunningwell, Frilford, Cothill, Appleton, Longworth, Steventon, Marcham, Shippon, Bayworth, Garford, Besselsleigh, Dry Sandford Vale of White Horse
OX14 ABINGDON Abingdon, Appleford-on-Thames, Burcot, Clifton Hampden, Culham, Drayton, Little Wittenham, Long Wittenham, Radley, Milton, Sutton Courtenay Vale of White Horse, South Oxfordshire
OX15 BANBURY Bloxham, Drayton, Wroxton, North Newington, South Newington, Swalcliffe, Sibford Gower, Sibford Ferris, Barford St Michael, Barford St John, Deddington, Hempton, Broughton, Hornton, Horley, Balscote, Shenington, Alkerton, Wigginton, Milton, Hook Norton, Milcombe, Shutford, Epwell, Tadmarton, Swerford, Bodicote, Brailes, Edge Hill, Ratley, Upton Cherwell, Stratford-on-Avon
OX16 BANBURY Banbury Cherwell
OX17 BANBURY Adderbury, Appletree, Aynho, Arlescote, Chacombe, Charlton, Chipping Warden, Claydon, Cropredy, Culworth, Edgcote, Farnborough (Warks), Greatworth, Great Bourton, Hanwell, King's Sutton, Little Bourton, Lower Thorpe, Marston St Lawrence, Middleton Cheney, Mollington, Nethercote, Newbottle, Overthorpe, Prescote, Shotteswell, Stuchbury, Sulgrave, Thenford, Thorpe Mandeville, Twyford, Upper Astrop, Wardington, Warkworth, Warmington, Williamscott Cherwell, South Northamptonshire, Stratford-on-Avon
OX18 BAMPTON, BURFORD, CARTERTON Alvescot, Asthall, Aston, Bampton, Barrington, Black Bourton, Bradwell, Brize Norton, Burford, Carterton, Chimney, Clanfield, Cote, Fulbrook, Grafton, Holwell, Lew, Little Clanfield, Radcot, Shilton, Signet, Swinbrook, Taynton, Upper Windrush, Upton, Weald, Westwell, Widford, Windrush West Oxfordshire, Cotswold
OX20 WOODSTOCK Woodstock, Bladon, Glympton, Kiddington, Woodleys, Wootton West Oxfordshire
OX25 BICESTER Ambrosden, Arncott, Blackthorn, Caulcott, Duns Tew, Little Chesterton, Lower Heyford, Merton, Middle Aston, Middleton Stoney, North Aston, Piddington, Rousham, Somerton, Steeple Aston, Steeple Barton, Upper Heyford, Wendlebury, Weston-on-the-Green Cherwell, West Oxfordshire
OX26 BICESTER Bicester, Chesterton, Launton Cherwell
OX27 BICESTER Ardley, Bainton, Baynards Green, Bucknell, Caversfield, Charndon, Fewcott, Fringford, Fritwell, Godington, Hardwick, Hethe, Marsh Gibbon, Newton Morrell, Poundon, Souldern, Stoke Lyne, Stratton Audley, Tusmore Cherwell, Aylesbury Vale
OX28 WITNEY Witney West Oxfordshire
OX29 WITNEY Barnard Gate, Brighthampton, Church Hanborough, Combe, Crawley, Curbridge, Ducklington, Eynsham, Freeland, Hailey, Hardwick, High Cogges, Long Hanborough, New Yatt, Newbridge, North Leigh, East End (North Leigh), Old Shifford, Shifford, Standlake, Stanton Harcourt, Stonesfield, Sutton, Yelford West Oxfordshire
OX33 OXFORD Wheatley, Forest Hill, Holton, Horspath, Horton-cum-Studley, Littleworth, Milton Common, Stanton St. John, Waterperry, Waterstock, Woodperry South Oxfordshire, Cherwell
OX39 CHINNOR Chinnor, Sydenham, Kingston Blount, Crowell, Henton, Emmington South Oxfordshire
OX44 OXFORD Ascott, Chalgrove, Chippinghurst, Chiselhampton, Cuddesdon, Denton, Garsington, Great Haseley, Great Milton, Little Baldon, Little Haseley, Little Milton, Marsh Baldon, Nuneham Courtenay, Stadhampton, Toot Baldon South Oxfordshire
OX49 WATLINGTON Watlington, Lewknor, Aston Rowant, Pyrton, Brightwell Baldwin, Britwell Salome, Cuxham, Shirburn, Christmas Common, Easington South Oxfordshire

Map[edit]

OX postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas. B postcode area CV postcode area GL postcode area HP postcode area LU postcode area MK postcode area NN postcode area RG postcode area SL postcode area SN postcode area WR postcode area
OX postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby CV, GL, HP, MK, NN, RG and SN 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)
  3. ^ "Which districts have been recoded by the Royal Mail?". Experian QAS. Retrieved 24 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "Royal Mail Update 32". Beacon Dodsworth. Retrieved 24 November 2013.