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The Ipswich 01473 Area Code (Ipswich Dialling Code)

The 01473 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Ipswich area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01473 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Ipswich area code is (01473) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01473 Area Code?

The Ipswich 01473 dialling code is situated in the county of Suffolk in the East of England Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01473 Ipswich dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01473 Ipswich 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 01473 dialling code.

Phoning the 01473 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 (1473).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441473
Europe00441473
Australia0011441473

Origins of the 01473 Ipswich 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 0473.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01473 area was IP3. The first two characters are taken from the letters I and P in IPswich. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 4, 7 and 3.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01473 Ipswich area code
An old rotary dial for the 01473 Ipswich area code.

Map of the 01473 Ipswich dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01473 Ipswich phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01473 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01473 Ipswich area code
Map of the 01473 Ipswich area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Ipswich 01473-Ipswich dialling Code

Bramford
Capel St Mary
Charsfield
Chelmondiston
Claydon
Elmsett
Grundisburgh
Hadleigh
Henley
Holbrook
Ipswich
Kesgrave
Little Bealings
Martlesham
Nacton
Otley
Somersham (Mid Suffolk)
Sproughton
Stutton
Waldringfield
Washbrook

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Ipswich 01473-Ipswich dialling Code

Ipswich (EAIPS) Suffolk
Whitton (EAWHI) Suffolk
Belstead (EABEL) Suffolk
Kesgrave (EAKSG) Suffolk
Claydon (EACLY) Suffolk
Hadleigh Suffolk (EAHAS) Suffolk
Great Wenham (EAGWH) Suffolk