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The Knutsford 01565 Area Code (Knutsford Dialling Code)

The 01565 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Knutsford area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01565 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Knutsford area code is (01565) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01565 Area Code?

The Knutsford 01565 dialling code intersects the counties of Cheshire East and Cheshire West and Chester in the North West Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01565 Knutsford dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01565 Knutsford 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 01565 dialling code.

Phoning the 01565 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 (1565).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441565
Europe00441565
Australia0011441565

Origins of the 01565 Knutsford 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 0565.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01565 area was KN5. The first two characters are taken from the letters K and N in KNutsford. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 5, 6 and 5.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01565 Knutsford area code
An old rotary dial for the 01565 Knutsford area code.

Map of the 01565 Knutsford dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01565 Knutsford phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01565 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01565 Knutsford area code
Map of the 01565 Knutsford area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Knutsford 01565-Knutsford dialling Code

Higher Wincham
Knutsford
Little Warford
Mobberley
Swan Green

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Knutsford 01565-Knutsford dialling Code

Pickmere (MRPIC) Cheshire
Knutsford (MRKNU) Cheshire
Mobberley (MRMOB) Cheshire