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DG postcode area

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DG is located in the United Kingdom
Coordinates: 55°01′19″N 3°53′13″W / 55.022°N 3.887°W / 55.022; -3.887
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
Postcode area name
Post towns14
Postcode districts15
Postcode sectors41
Postcodes (live)6,842
Postcodes (total)7,727
Statistics as at May 2020[1]

The DG postcode area, also known as the Dumfries and Galloway postcode area,[2] is a group of fifteen postcode districts in south-west Scotland, within fourteen post towns. These cover most of Dumfries and Galloway, including Dumfries, Annan, Canonbie, Castle Douglas, Dalbeattie, Gretna, Kirkcudbright, Langholm, Lockerbie, Moffat, Newton Stewart, Sanquhar, Stranraer and Thornhill. The DG16 district also extends across the border into Cumbria, England.


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
DG1 DUMFRIES Ae, Locharbriggs, Carrutherstown Dumfries and Galloway
DG2 DUMFRIES New Abbey Dumfries and Galloway
DG3 THORNHILL Moniaive Dumfries and Galloway
DG4 SANQUHAR Sanquhar, Kirkconnel, Kelloholm, Mennock Dumfries and Galloway
DG5 DALBEATTIE Dalbeattie Dumfries and Galloway
DG6 KIRKCUDBRIGHT Kirkcudbright, Twynholm, Borgue, Dundrennan Dumfries and Galloway
DG7 CASTLE DOUGLAS Castle Douglas, Gatehouse of Fleet, New Galloway Dumfries and Galloway
DG8 NEWTON STEWART Newton Stewart, Wigtown, Port William, Glenluce, New Luce Dumfries and Galloway, South Ayrshire
DG9 STRANRAER Stranraer, Castle Kennedy, Portpatrick, Sandhead Dumfries and Galloway
DG10 MOFFAT Moffat, Beattock, Newton Wamphray Dumfries and Galloway
DG11 LOCKERBIE Lockerbie, Johnstonebridge, Boreland, Ecclefechan, Kirtlebridge, Kirkpatrick-Fleming Dumfries and Galloway
DG12 ANNAN Annan, Cummertrees, Brydekirk, Eastriggs Dumfries and Galloway
DG13 LANGHOLM Langholm, Bentpath, Eskdalemuir, Arkleton Dumfries and Galloway
DG14 CANONBIE Canonbie Dumfries and Galloway
DG16 GRETNA Gretna, Gretna Green Dumfries and Galloway, Cumberland


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DG postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas.CA postcode areaEH postcode areaKA postcode areaKA postcode areaML postcode areaML postcode areaTD postcode area
DG postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby CA, KA, ML and TD postcode areas.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products. Office for National Statistics. May 2020. Table 2. Retrieved 19 June 2020. 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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