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The Chester 01244 Area Code (Chester Dialling Code)

The 01244 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Chester area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01244 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Chester area code is (01244) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01244 Area Code?

The Chester 01244 dialling code intersects the counties of Cheshire West and Chester and Flintshire/Sir Y Fflint in the North West and Wales Regions of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01244 Chester dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01244 Chester 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 01244 dialling code.

Phoning the 01244 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 (1244).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441244
Europe00441244
Australia0011441244

Origins of the 01244 Chester 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 0244.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01244 area was CH4. The first two characters are taken from the letters C and H in CHester. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 2, 4 and 4.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01244 Chester area code
An old rotary dial for the 01244 Chester area code.

Map of the 01244 Chester dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01244 Chester phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01244 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01244 Chester area code
Map of the 01244 Chester area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Chester 01244-Chester dialling Code

Ashton Hayes
Broughton (Flintshire)
Buckley
Chester
Connah's Quay
Dodleston
Elton
Frodsham
Guilden Sutton
Helsby
Malpas
Mickle Trafford
Mollington (Cheshire West and Chester)
Sandycroft
Saughall
Shotton
Waverton

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Chester 01244-Chester dialling Code

Chester Central (WNCSC) Cheshire
Chester North (WNCSN) Cheshire
Mickle Trafford (WNMT) Cheshire
Christleton (WNCHR) Cheshire
Kinnerton (WNKT) Cheshire
Connahs Quay (WNDEE) Flintshire
Hawarden (WNHAW) Flintshire
Buckley (WNBUC) Flintshire