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The Kings Lynn 01553 Area Code (Kings Lynn Dialling Code)

The 01553 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Kings Lynn area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01553 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Kings Lynn area code is (01553) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01553 Area Code?

The Kings Lynn 01553 dialling code is situated in the county of Norfolk in the East of England Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01553 Kings Lynn dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01553 Kings Lynn 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 01553 dialling code.

Phoning the 01553 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 (1553).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441553
Europe00441553
Australia0011441553

Origins of the 01553 Kings Lynn 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 0553.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01553 area was KL3. The first two characters are taken from the letters K and L in Kings Lynn. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 5, 5 and 3.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01553 Kings Lynn area code
An old rotary dial for the 01553 Kings Lynn area code.

Map of the 01553 Kings Lynn dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01553 Kings Lynn phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01553 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01553 Kings Lynn area code
Map of the 01553 Kings Lynn area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Kings Lynn 01553-Kings Lynn dialling Code

Ashwicken
Clenchwarton
Gayton (King's Lynn and West Norfolk)
King's Lynn
Middleton (King's Lynn and West Norfolk)
Terrington St Clement
Walpole Cross Keys
Watlington (King's Lynn and West Norfolk)
West Winch
Wiggenhall St Germans
Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Kings Lynn 01553-Kings Lynn dialling Code

Kings Lynn (EAKLN) Norfolk
South Wootton (EASWO) Norfolk
Watlington (EAWTL) Norfolk
Middleton (EAMID) Norfolk
Terrington St Clements (EATSC) Norfolk