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The Prudhoe 01661 Area Code (Prudhoe Dialling Code)

The 01661 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Prudhoe area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01661 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Prudhoe area code is (01661) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01661 Area Code?

The Prudhoe 01661 dialling code intersects the counties of Newcastle upon Tyne and Northumberland in the North East Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01661 Prudhoe dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01661 Prudhoe 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 01661 dialling code.

Phoning the 01661 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 (1661).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441661
Europe00441661
Australia0011441661

Origins of the 01661 Prudhoe 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 0661.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01661 area was NM1. The first two characters are taken from the letters N and M in NorthuMberland. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 6, 6 and 1.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01661 Prudhoe area code
An old rotary dial for the 01661 Prudhoe area code.

Map of the 01661 Prudhoe dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01661 Prudhoe phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01661 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01661 Prudhoe area code
Map of the 01661 Prudhoe area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Prudhoe 01661-Prudhoe dialling Code

Dinnington (Newcastle upon Tyne)
Heddon-on-the-Wall
Ponteland
Prudhoe
Stamfordham
Stocksfield
Wylam

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Prudhoe 01661-Prudhoe dialling Code

Prudhoe (NEPH) Northumberland
Stocksfield (NESTK) Northumberland