DT postcode area
|Dorchester postcode area|
|Postcode area name||Dorchester|
|Statistics as at February 2012|
The DT postcode area, also known as the Dorchester postcode area, 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.
The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:
|Postcode district||Post town||Coverage||Local authority area|
|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|
|DT7||LYME REGIS||Lyme Regis, Uplyme, Rousdon||West Dorset, East Devon|
|DT9||SHERBORNE||West Dorset, South Somerset|
|DT10||STURMINSTER NEWTON||North Dorset|
|DT11||BLANDFORD FORUM||North Dorset|
- "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.
- Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)