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The Lincoln 01522 Area Code (Lincoln Dialling Code)

The 01522 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Lincoln area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01522 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Lincoln area code is (01522) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01522 Area Code?

The Lincoln 01522 dialling code intersects the counties of Lincolnshire and Newark in the East Midlands Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01522 Lincoln dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01522 Lincoln 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 01522 dialling code.

Phoning the 01522 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 (1522).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441522
Europe00441522
Australia0011441522

Origins of the 01522 Lincoln 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 0522.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01522 area was LC2. The first two characters are taken from the letters L and C in LinColn . On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 5, 2 and 2.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01522 Lincoln area code
An old rotary dial for the 01522 Lincoln area code.

Map of the 01522 Lincoln dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01522 Lincoln phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01522 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01522 Lincoln area code
Map of the 01522 Lincoln area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Lincoln 01522-Lincoln dialling Code

Bassingham
Bracebridge Heath
Branston
Cherry Willingham
Eagle
Ingham (West Lindsey)
Lincoln
Navenby
Nettleham
North Hykeham
North Scarle
Potterhanworth
Reepham
Saxilby
Scampton Airfield
Skellingthorpe
Swinderby
Thorpe on the Hill
Washingborough
Witham St Hughs

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Lincoln 01522-Lincoln dialling Code

Saxilby (SLSXB) Lincolnshire
Lincoln (SLLI) Lincolnshire
Sudbrooke Park (SLSPK) Lincolnshire
Washingborough (SLWBO) Lincolnshire
Navenby (SLNVB) Lincolnshire
Birchwood (SLBWD) Lincolnshire
Swinderby (SLSWY) Lincolnshire