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The Chepstow 01291 Area Code (Chepstow Dialling Code)

The 01291 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Chepstow area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01291 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Chepstow area code is (01291) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01291 Area Code?

The Chepstow 01291 dialling code intersects the counties of Gloucestershire and Monmouthshire/Sir Fynwy in the South West and Wales Regions of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01291 Chepstow dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01291 Chepstow 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 01291 dialling code.

Phoning the 01291 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 (1291).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441291
Europe00441291
Australia0011441291

Origins of the 01291 Chepstow 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 0291.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01291 area was CW1. The first two characters are taken from the letters C and W in ChepstoW. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 2, 9 and 1.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01291 Chepstow area code
An old rotary dial for the 01291 Chepstow area code.

Map of the 01291 Chepstow dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01291 Chepstow phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01291 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01291 Chepstow area code
Map of the 01291 Chepstow area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Chepstow 01291-Chepstow dialling Code

Chepstow
Cil-y-coed
Raglan
Sedbury
Usk

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Chepstow 01291-Chepstow dialling Code

Usk (SWUAH) Monmouthshire
Chepstow (SWCJ) Monmouthshire
Shirenewton (SWXSX) Monmouthshire
Wolvesnewton (SWVVW) Monmouthshire
Caldicot (SWCIT) Monmouthshire