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The Colwyn Bay 01492 Area Code (Colwyn Bay Dialling Code)

The 01492 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Colwyn Bay area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01492 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Colwyn Bay area code is (01492) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01492 Area Code?

The Colwyn Bay 01492 dialling code is situated in the county of Conwy in the Wales Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01492 Colwyn Bay dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01492 Colwyn Bay 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 01492 dialling code.

Phoning the 01492 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 (1492).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441492
Europe00441492
Australia0011441492

Origins of the 01492 Colwyn Bay 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 0492.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01492 area was GY2. The first two characters are taken from the letters G and Y in deGanwY. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 4, 9 and 2.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01492 Colwyn Bay area code
An old rotary dial for the 01492 Colwyn Bay area code.

Map of the 01492 Colwyn Bay dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01492 Colwyn Bay phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01492 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01492 Colwyn Bay area code
Map of the 01492 Colwyn Bay area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Colwyn Bay 01492-Colwyn Bay dialling Code

Colwyn Bay
Conwy
Llandudno
Llandudno Junction
Llanrwst

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Colwyn Bay 01492-Colwyn Bay dialling Code

Llanrwst (WNLST) Conwy
Rhos On Sea (WNROS) Conwy
Colwyn Bay Central (WNCB) Conwy
Old Colwyn (WNOC) Conwy
Aberconwy (WNABC) Conwy