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The Southport 01704 Area Code (Southport Dialling Code)

The 01704 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Southport area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01704 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Southport area code is (01704) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01704 Area Code?

The Southport 01704 dialling code intersects the counties of Lancashire, Liverpool and Sefton in the North West Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01704 Southport dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01704 Southport 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 01704 dialling code.

Phoning the 01704 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 (1704).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441704
Europe00441704
Australia0011441704

Origins of the 01704 Southport 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 0704.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01704 area was SO4. The first two characters are taken from the letters S and O in SOuthport. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 7, 0 and 4.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01704 Southport area code
An old rotary dial for the 01704 Southport area code.

Map of the 01704 Southport dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01704 Southport phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01704 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01704 Southport area code
Map of the 01704 Southport area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Southport 01704-Southport dialling Code

Banks
Bescar
Burscough
Formby
Holmeswood (West)
Liverpool
Rufford
Southport
Towngate

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Southport 01704-Southport dialling Code

Formby (LCFOM) Sefton
Halsall (LCHAS) Lancashire
Burscough (LCBUS) Lancashire
Birkdale (LCBIR) Sefton
Southport (LCSOU) Sefton
Churchtown (LCCHU) Sefton