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PO is located in the United Kingdom
Coordinates: 50°47′56″N 1°02′56″W / 50.799°N 1.049°W / 50.799; -1.049
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
Postcode area name
Post towns24
Postcode districts34
Postcode sectors130
Postcodes (live)24,016
Postcodes (total)32,790
Statistics as at May 2020[1]

The PO postcode area, also known as the Portsmouth postcode area,[2] is a group of 34 postcode districts in southern England, within 24 post towns. These cover south-east Hampshire (including Portsmouth, Southsea, Havant, Waterlooville, Lee-on-the-Solent, Gosport, Fareham, Rowland's Castle, Emsworth and Hayling Island), southwestern West Sussex (including Chichester and Bognor Regis) and the Isle of Wight.



The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
PO1 PORTSMOUTH Old Portsmouth, Portsea, HMNB Portsmouth, Landport, Buckland, Fratton, Kingston Portsmouth
PO2 PORTSMOUTH Kingston, Rudmore, Whale Island, North End, Stamshaw, Tipner, Hilsea Portsmouth
PO3 PORTSMOUTH Hilsea (including Anchorage Park), Copnor, Baffins Portsmouth
PO4 SOUTHSEA Milton, Eastney, Southsea, Horse Sand Fort Portsmouth
PO5 SOUTHSEA Southsea, Somerstown, Spitbank Fort Portsmouth
PO6 PORTSMOUTH Farlington, Drayton, Cosham, Wymering, Paulsgrove, Port Solent Portsmouth
PO7 WATERLOOVILLE Waterlooville, Denmead, Purbrook Havant, Winchester
PO8 WATERLOOVILLE Clanfield, Cowplain, Horndean East Hampshire, Havant
PO9 HAVANT Havant Havant
ROWLAND'S CASTLE Rowland's Castle East Hampshire, Havant
PO10 EMSWORTH Emsworth, Southbourne, Westbourne Chichester, Havant
PO11 HAYLING ISLAND Hayling Island Havant
PO12 GOSPORT Gosport, Alverstoke, Hardway Gosport
PO13 GOSPORT Gosport Gosport
LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT Lee-on-the-Solent Gosport
PO14 FAREHAM Fareham, Hill Head, Stubbington, Titchfield Fareham
PO15 FAREHAM Fareham, Titchfield, Whiteley Fareham
PO16 FAREHAM Portchester Fareham
PO17 FAREHAM Wickham Winchester
PO18 CHICHESTER Bosham, Boxgrove, Eartham, East Dean, Goodwood, Funtington, Nutbourne Chichester
PO19 CHICHESTER Chichester, Fishbourne Chichester
PO20 CHICHESTER Selsey, West Wittering, East Wittering, Tangmere, Oving, Westergate, Eastergate Arun, Chichester
PO21 BOGNOR REGIS Bognor Regis, Aldwick, Pagham Arun
PO22 BOGNOR REGIS Bognor Regis, Barnham, Elmer, Felpham, Middleton-on-Sea Arun
PO24 PORTSMOUTH Census 2021 (its main national office) non-geographic
PO30 NEWPORT Newport Isle of Wight
PO31 COWES Cowes, Gurnard Isle of Wight
PO32 EAST COWES East Cowes, Whippingham Isle of Wight
PO33 RYDE Ryde, St Helens Fort Isle of Wight
PO34 SEAVIEW Seaview, No Man's Land Fort Isle of Wight
PO35 BEMBRIDGE Bembridge, Whitecliff Bay Isle of Wight
PO36 SANDOWN Sandown Isle of Wight
PO37 SHANKLIN Shanklin Isle of Wight
PO38 VENTNOR Ventnor Isle of Wight
PO39 TOTLAND BAY Totland Bay, Alum Bay Isle of Wight
PO40 FRESHWATER Freshwater Isle of Wight
PO41 YARMOUTH Yarmouth Isle of Wight


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PO postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas.BN postcode areaGU postcode areaRH postcode areaSO postcode area
PO postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby BN, GU, RH and SO postcode areas.

See also



  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)