HR postcode area

Postcode district boundaries:

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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.

HR is located in the United Kingdom
Coordinates: 52°04′08″N 2°43′26″W / 52.069°N 2.724°W / 52.069; -2.724
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
Postcode area name
Post towns6
Postcode districts9
Postcode sectors33
Postcodes (live)6,387
Postcodes (total)7,899
Statistics as at May 2020[1]


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
HR1 HEREFORD North of centre Herefordshire Council
HR2 HEREFORD South of centre Herefordshire Council, Powys
HR3 HEREFORD West of centre; Hay on Wye Herefordshire Council, Powys
HR4 HEREFORD City 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 in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby GL, LD, NP, SY and WR postcode areas.

See alsoEdit


  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)

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