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The St Helens 01744 Area Code (St Helens Dialling Code)

The 01744 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the St Helens area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01744 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the St Helens area code is (01744) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01744 Area Code?

The St Helens 01744 dialling code is situated in the county of St. Helens in the North West Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01744 St Helens dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01744 St Helens 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 01744 dialling code.

Phoning the 01744 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 (1744).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441744
Europe00441744
Australia0011441744

Origins of the 01744 St Helens 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 0744.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01744 area was SH4. The first two characters are taken from the letters S and H in St Helens. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 7, 4 and 4.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01744 St Helens area code
An old rotary dial for the 01744 St Helens area code.

Map of the 01744 St Helens dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01744 St Helens phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01744 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01744 St Helens area code
Map of the 01744 St Helens area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the St Helens 01744-St Helens dialling Code

Ashton-in-Makerfield
Billinge
Haydock
Newton-le-Willows
Prescot
Rainford
St Helens

Known Telephone Exchanges within the St Helens 01744-St Helens dialling Code

Saint Helens (LVSAI) St Helens
Rainford (LVRAI) St Helens
Newton-le-willows (LVNLW) St Helens
Marshalls Cross (LVMSX) St Helens
Billinge (LVBIL) St Helens