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The Rotherham 01709 Area Code (Rotherham Dialling Code)

The 01709 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Rotherham area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01709 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Rotherham area code is (01709) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01709 Area Code?

The Rotherham 01709 dialling code intersects the counties of Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield in the Yorkshire and The Humber Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01709 Rotherham dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01709 Rotherham 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 01709 dialling code.

Phoning the 01709 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 (1709).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441709
Europe00441709
Australia0011441709

Origins of the 01709 Rotherham 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 0709.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01709 area was RO9. The first two characters are taken from the letters R and O in ROtherham. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 7, 0 and 9.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01709 Rotherham area code
An old rotary dial for the 01709 Rotherham area code.

Map of the 01709 Rotherham dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01709 Rotherham phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01709 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01709 Rotherham area code
Map of the 01709 Rotherham area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Rotherham 01709-Rotherham dialling Code

Barnburgh
Bolton Upon Dearne
Catcliffe
Conisbrough
Doncaster
Goldthorpe
Maltby
Mexborough
Rawmarsh
Rotherham
Sheffield
Swallownest
Thurcroft
Thurnscoe
Wath upon Dearne

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Rotherham 01709-Rotherham dialling Code

Conisbrough (SLCBR) Doncaster
Rotherham (SLRH) Rotherham
Rotherham North (SLRHN) Rotherham
Rawmarsh (SLRWM) Rotherham
Goldthorpe (SLGTP) Barnsley
Mexborough (SLMEX) Doncaster
Thrybergh (SLTHY) Rotherham
Wickersley (SLWKZ) Rotherham
Maltby (SLMBY) Rotherham