YO postcode area

The YO postcode area, also known as the York postcode area,[1] is a group of 29 postcode districts in Yorkshire, England, within ten post towns. These cover most of Central and Eastern North Yorkshire (including York, Scarborough, Pickering, Selby, Thirsk, Malton, Filey and Whitby) and the northern part of the East Riding of Yorkshire (including Bridlington and Driffield). The rest of North Yorkshire is split between the TS, DL, LA, BD and HG postcode areas.

Postcode district boundaries:

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YO is located in the United Kingdom
Coordinates: 54°04′19″N 0°50′38″W / 54.072°N 0.844°W / 54.072; -0.844
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
Postcode area name
Post towns10
Postcode districts37
Postcode sectors161
Postcodes (live)18,600
Postcodes (total)34,239
Statistics as at May 2020[2]


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
YO1 YORK City Centre City of York Council
YO7 THIRSK Dalton, Hambleton, Thirsk, Topcliffe North Yorkshire County Council
YO8 SELBY Barlby, Brayton, Bubwith, Cawood, Camblesforth, Drax, Selby, Thorpe Willoughby North Yorkshire County Council
YO10 YORK Fishergate, Fulford, Heslington, Osbaldwick, Tang Hall City of York Council
YO11 SCARBOROUGH Cayton, Eastfield North Yorkshire County Council
YO12 SCARBOROUGH Seamer North Yorkshire County Council
YO13 SCARBOROUGH North Yorkshire County Council
YO14 FILEY North Yorkshire County Council
YO15 BRIDLINGTON Bridlington, Bempton, Buckton, Carnaby, Flamborough, Fraisthorpe, Sewerby, Wilsthorpe East Riding of Yorkshire
YO16 BRIDLINGTON Bridlington, Bempton, Bessingby, Boynton, Buckton, Carnaby, Grindale, Sewerby East Riding of Yorkshire
YO17 MALTON Norton North Yorkshire County Council
YO18 PICKERING Pickering, Thornton-le-Dale North Yorkshire County Council
YO19 YORK Dunnington, Escrick, Wheldrake, Murton, Riccall, Stillingfleet, Warthill City of York Council, North Yorkshire County Council
YO21 WHITBY Whitby, Westerdale North Yorkshire County Council
YO22 WHITBY Robin Hood's Bay North Yorkshire County Council
YO23 YORK South Bank, Bishopthorpe, Copmanthorpe, Rufforth City of York Council, North Yorkshire County Council
YO24 YORK Acomb, Dringhouses, Woodthorpe City of York Council
YO25 DRIFFIELD Driffield East Riding of Yorkshire
YO26 YORK Acomb, Leeman Road Area, Upper Poppleton, Nether Poppleton, Green Hammerton City of York Council, North Yorkshire County Council
YO30 YORK Bootham, Clifton, Skelton, Linton-on-Ouse City of York Council, North Yorkshire County Council
YO31 YORK Heworth, Huntington (South), The Groves, Layerthorpe City of York Council
YO32 YORK Haxby, Huntington (North), Wigginton, New Earswick, Stockton-on-the-Forest, Strensall City of York Council
YO41 YORK Elvington, Full Sutton, Stamford Bridge, Sutton upon Derwent, Wilberfoss
YO42 YORK Pocklington, Barmby Moor, Melbourne, Seaton Ross East Riding of Yorkshire
YO43 YORK Market Weighton, Holme-on-Spalding-Moor East Riding of Yorkshire
YO51 YORK Boroughbridge North Yorkshire County Council
YO60 YORK Sheriff Hutton
YO61 YORK Easingwold North Yorkshire County Council
YO62 YORK Helmsley, Kirkbymoorside, Nawton North Yorkshire County Council
YO90 YORK Large offices in Rougier Street and Wellington Row in York


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YO postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby DL, DN, HG, HU, LS, TS and WF postcode areas.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)
  2. ^ "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.

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