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The DT postcode area, also known as the Dorchester postcode area,[2] 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.

Dorchester postcode area
DT is located in the United Kingdom
DT
DT
Postcode areaDT
Postcode area nameDorchester
Post towns9
Postcode districts11
Postcode sectors39
Postcodes (live)7,659
Postcodes (total)9,322
Statistics as at February 2012[1]

CoverageEdit

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
DT1 DORCHESTER Dorset
DT2 DORCHESTER Dorset
DT3 WEYMOUTH Chickerell, Broadwey, Radipole, Osmington, Preston, Littlemoor, Portesham, Abbotsbury, Langton Herring Dorset
DT4 WEYMOUTH Weymouth town centre, Melcombe Regis, Westham, Wyke Regis Dorset
DT5 PORTLAND Fortuneswell, Easton, Southwell, Weston, The Grove Dorset
DT6 BRIDPORT Bridport Dorset
DT7 LYME REGIS Lyme Regis, Uplyme, Rousdon Dorset, East Devon
DT8 BEAMINSTER Dorset
DT9 SHERBORNE Dorset, South Somerset
DT10 STURMINSTER NEWTON Dorset
DT11 BLANDFORD FORUM Dorset

MapEdit

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DT postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby BA, BH, EX, SP and TA postcode areas.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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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