HR postcode area

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Postcode district boundaries:

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Hereford postcode area
HR is located in the United Kingdom
Postcode areaHR
Postcode area nameHereford
Post towns6
Postcode districts9
Postcode sectors33
Postcodes (live)6,313
Postcodes (total)7,611
Statistics as at February 2012[1]

The HR postcode area, also known as the Hereford postcode area,[2] is a group of nine postcode districts in England and Wales, which are subdivisions of six post towns. These cover most of Herefordshire, including Hereford, Bromyard, Kington, Ledbury, Leominster and Ross-on-Wye, while the HR2, HR3 and HR5 districts extend across the border to cover a small part of Powys.


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
HR1 HEREFORD City centre Herefordshire Council
HR2 HEREFORD South of centre Herefordshire Council, Powys
HR3 HEREFORD West of centre; Hay on Wye Herefordshire Council, Powys
HR4 HEREFORD North of centre Herefordshire Council
HR5 KINGTON Herefordshire Council, Powys
HR6 LEOMINSTER Herefordshire Council
HR7 BROMYARD Herefordshire Council
HR8 LEDBURY Ledbury, Bosbury Herefordshire Council
HR9 ROSS-ON-WYE Herefordshire Council


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HR postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas.DY postcode areaGL postcode areaLD postcode areaNP postcode areaSY postcode areaWR postcode area
HR postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby GL, LD, NP, SY and WR 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. ^ Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)

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