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The Chesterfield 01246 Area Code (Chesterfield Dialling Code)

The 01246 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Chesterfield area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01246 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Chesterfield area code is (01246) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01246 Area Code?

The Chesterfield 01246 dialling code intersects the counties of Bakewell, Chesterfield and Derby in the East Midlands Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01246 Chesterfield dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01246 Chesterfield 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 01246 dialling code.

Phoning the 01246 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 (1246).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441246
Europe00441246
Australia0011441246

Origins of the 01246 Chesterfield 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 0246.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01246 area was CH6. The first two characters are taken from the letters C and H in CHesterfield. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 2, 4 and 6.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01246 Chesterfield area code
An old rotary dial for the 01246 Chesterfield area code.

Map of the 01246 Chesterfield dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01246 Chesterfield phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01246 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01246 Chesterfield area code
Map of the 01246 Chesterfield area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Chesterfield 01246-Chesterfield dialling Code

Ashover
Barlborough
Barrow Hill
Baslow
Bolsover
Chesterfield
Clay Cross
Clowne
Derby
Doe Lea
Dronfield
Duckmanton
Eckington
Grassmoor
Holymoorside
Lower Pilsley
Marsh Lane
North Wingfield
Renishaw
Scarcliffe
Staveley
Wingerworth

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Chesterfield 01246-Chesterfield dialling Code

Dronfield (SLDF) Derbyshire
Eckington (SLEK) Derbyshire
Chesterfield (SLCD) Derbyshire
Holymoorside (SLHLY) Derbyshire
Old Whittington (SLOLD) Derbyshire
Holmewood (SLHWD) Derbyshire
Staveley (SLSY) Derbyshire
Clowne (SLCL) Derbyshire
Bolsover (SLBLR) Derbyshire
Clay Cross (SLCX) Derbyshire