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The Pontypool 01495 Area Code (Pontypool Dialling Code)

The 01495 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Pontypool area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01495 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Pontypool area code is (01495) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01495 Area Code?

The Pontypool 01495 dialling code intersects the counties of Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly and Torfaen in the Wales Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01495 Pontypool dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01495 Pontypool 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 01495 dialling code.

Phoning the 01495 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 (1495).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441495
Europe00441495
Australia0011441495

Origins of the 01495 Pontypool 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 0495.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01495 area was GW5. The first two characters are taken from the letters G and W in GWent . On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 4, 9 and 5.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01495 Pontypool area code
An old rotary dial for the 01495 Pontypool area code.

Map of the 01495 Pontypool dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01495 Pontypool phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01495 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01495 Pontypool area code
Map of the 01495 Pontypool area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Pontypool 01495-Pontypool dialling Code

Abercarn
Abersychan
Abertillery
Blaenavon
Blaina
Brynmawr
Cwm
Ebbw Vale
Llanhilleth
Markham
Nantyglo
Newbridge
Pontllan-fraith
Pontypool
Tredegar
Works, nr Newport (Newport)

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Pontypool 01495-Pontypool dialling Code

Newbridge (SWNBI) Caerphilly
Abertillery (SWABD) Blaenau Gwent
Blaina (SWBIK) Blaenau Gwent
Tredegar (SWTR) Blaenau Gwent
Brynmawr (SWBSE) Blaenau Gwent
Ebbw Vale (SWEBY) Blaenau Gwent
Cwm (SWZWM) Blaenau Gwent
Talywain (SWTAJ) Torfaen
Pontypool (SWPP) Torfaen
Blaenavon (SWBII) Torfaen