NN postcode area

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Northampton postcode area
NN is located in the United Kingdom
Postcode area NN
Postcode area name Northampton
Post towns 8
Postcode districts 20
Postcode sectors 101
Postcodes (live) 15,600
Postcodes (total) 23,459
Statistics as at February 2012[1]

The NN postcode area, also known as the Northampton postcode area,[2] is a group of nineteen postcode districts in England, which are subdivisions of eight post towns. These postcode districts cover most of Northamptonshire, including Northampton, Kettering, Wellingborough, Corby, Brackley, Daventry, Rushden and Towcester, plus very small parts of Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Warwickshire.


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
NN1 NORTHAMPTON Northampton Northampton
NN2 NORTHAMPTON Kingsthorpe Northampton
NN3 - 2, 3, 6, 7 NORTHAMPTON Abington, Boothville, Headlands, Kingsley Park, Moulton, Moulton Park, Spinney Hill, Weston Favell Daventry, Northampton
NN3 - 5, 8, 9 NORTHAMPTON Bellinge, Blackthorn, Ecton Brook, Great Billing, Lings, Little Billing, Rectory Farm, Round Spinney, Southfields, Standens Barn Daventry, Northampton
NN4 NORTHAMPTON Brackmills, Delapré, East Hunsbury, Far Cotton, Grange Park, Great Houghton, Hardingstone, West Hunsbury, Wootton Northampton, South Northamptonshire
NN5 NORTHAMPTON Duston, New Duston Kings Heath, St James, Dallington, Spencer, St Crispins, Upton Northampton


  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)