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The Wigton 016973 Area Code (Wigton Dialling Code)

The 016973 area code is a 5 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Wigton area.

The local telephone numbers within the 016973 are 5 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Wigton area code is .

Where is the 016973 Area Code?

The Wigton 016973 dialling code is situated in the county of Cumbria in the North West Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 016973 Wigton dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 016973 Wigton 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 016973 dialling code.

Phoning the 016973 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 (16973).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada0114416973

Origins of the 016973 Wigton 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 06973.

Map of the 016973 Wigton dialling Code Area

The red phone markers on the map represent known locations for the 016973 Wigton phone area code. Click on a marker for more details

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 016973 area. Click on an icon for more details

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Towns and Villages within the Wigton 016973 dialling Code


Known Telephone Exchanges within the Wigton 016973 dialling Code

Silloth (LCSIL) Cumbria
Wigton (LCWGT) Cumbria