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The Buckingham 01280 Area Code (Buckingham Dialling Code)

The 01280 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Buckingham area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01280 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Buckingham area code is (01280) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01280 Area Code?

The Buckingham 01280 dialling code intersects the counties of Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire in the East Midlands and South East Regions of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01280 Buckingham dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01280 Buckingham 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 01280 dialling code.

Phoning the 01280 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 (1280).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441280
Europe00441280
Australia0011441280

Origins of the 01280 Buckingham 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 0280.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01280 area was BU0. The first two characters are taken from the letters B and U in BUckingham. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 2, 8 and 0.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01280 Buckingham area code
An old rotary dial for the 01280 Buckingham area code.

Map of the 01280 Buckingham dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01280 Buckingham phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01280 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01280 Buckingham area code
Map of the 01280 Buckingham area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Buckingham 01280-Buckingham dialling Code

Brackley
Buckingham
Finmere
Gawcott
Padbury
Syresham
Thornborough

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Buckingham 01280-Buckingham dialling Code

Brackley (SMBY) Northamptonshire