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The Minehead 01643 Area Code (Minehead Dialling Code)

The 01643 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Minehead area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01643 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Minehead area code is (01643) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01643 Area Code?

The Minehead 01643 dialling code intersects the counties of Medway and Somerset in the South East and South West Regions of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01643 Minehead dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01643 Minehead 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 01643 dialling code.

Phoning the 01643 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 (1643).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441643
Europe00441643
Australia0011441643

Origins of the 01643 Minehead 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 0643.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01643 area was MI3. The first two characters are taken from the letters M and I in MInehead. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 6, 4 and 3.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01643 Minehead area code
An old rotary dial for the 01643 Minehead area code.

Map of the 01643 Minehead dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01643 Minehead phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01643 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01643 Minehead area code
Map of the 01643 Minehead area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Minehead 01643-Minehead dialling Code

Dunster
Gillingham
Minehead
Porlock

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Minehead 01643-Minehead dialling Code

Winsford (MRWIN) Cheshire
Minehead (WWMINE) Somerset