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The Boston 01205 Area Code (Boston Dialling Code)

The 01205 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Boston area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01205 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Boston area code is (01205) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01205 Area Code?

The Boston 01205 dialling code is situated in the county of Lincolnshire in the East Midlands Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01205 Boston dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01205 Boston dialling code area. If you are calling a local number within the same area code with a landline telephone you do not need to use the 01205 dialling code.

Phoning the 01205 Dialling Code from Outside of the UK

If you are calling from outside of the UK. You will need to add the code for dialling internationally. This varies country to country, followed by the UK country code (44) followed by the area code without the initial zero (1205).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441205
Europe00441205
Australia0011441205

Origins of the 01205 Boston Area Code

Before the 16th April 1995 known as PhONEday which changed telephone area codes by inserting a 1 at the beginning. The area code was 0205.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01205 area was BO5. The first two characters are taken from the letters B and O in BOston. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 2, 0 and 5.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01205 Boston area code
An old rotary dial for the 01205 Boston area code.

Map of the 01205 Boston dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01205 Boston phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01205 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01205 Boston area code
Map of the 01205 Boston area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Boston 01205-Boston dialling Code

Boston
Butterwick
Fishtoft
Frithville
Kirton (Boston)
Old Leake
Sibsey
Stickney
Sutterton
Swineshead
Wrangle

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Boston 01205-Boston dialling Code

Kirton (EMKIRTO) Lincolnshire
Boston (EMBOSTO) Lincolnshire
Butterwick (EMBUTTE) Lincolnshire
Old Leake (EMOLDLE) Lincolnshire