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The DG postcode area, also known as the Dumfries and Galloway postcode area,[2] is a group of fifteen postcode districts in Scotland, which are subdivisions of fourteen post towns. These postcode districts 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.

Dumfries postcode area
DG is located in the United Kingdom
Postcode areaDG
Postcode area nameDumfries
Post towns14
Postcode districts15
Postcode sectors41
Postcodes (live)6,784
Postcodes (total)7,563
Statistics as at February 2012[1]


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
DG1 DUMFRIES Ae, Locharbriggs, Carrutherstown Dumfries and Galloway
DG2 DUMFRIES New Abbey Dumfries and Galloway
DG3 THORNHILL Moniaive Dumfries and Galloway
DG4 SANQUHAR Kirkconnel Dumfries and Galloway
DG5 DALBEATTIE Dumfries and Galloway
DG6 KIRKCUDBRIGHT Twynholm, Borgue Dumfries and Galloway
DG7 CASTLE DOUGLAS Gatehouse of Fleet, New Galloway Dumfries and Galloway
DG8 NEWTON STEWART Wigtown, Port William, Glenluce Dumfries and Galloway, South Ayrshire
DG9 STRANRAER Castle Kennedy, Portpatrick, Sandhead Dumfries and Galloway
DG10 MOFFAT Beattock Dumfries and Galloway
DG11 LOCKERBIE Ecclefechan, Kirkpatrick Fleming Dumfries and Galloway
DG12 ANNAN Cummertrees, Eastriggs Dumfries and Galloway
DG13 LANGHOLM Dumfries and Galloway
DG14 CANONBIE Dumfries and Galloway
DG16 GRETNA Dumfries and Galloway, Carlisle


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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.

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  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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