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The Stafford 01785 Area Code (Stafford Dialling Code)

The 01785 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Stafford area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01785 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Stafford area code is (01785) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01785 Area Code?

The Stafford 01785 dialling code intersects the counties of Birmingham, Staffordshire and Wolverhampton in the West Midlands Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01785 Stafford dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01785 Stafford 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 01785 dialling code.

Phoning the 01785 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 (1785).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441785
Europe00441785
Australia0011441785

Origins of the 01785 Stafford 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 0785.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01785 area was ST5. The first two characters are taken from the letters S and T in STafford. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 7, 8 and 5.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01785 Stafford area code
An old rotary dial for the 01785 Stafford area code.

Map of the 01785 Stafford dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01785 Stafford phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01785 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01785 Stafford area code
Map of the 01785 Stafford area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Stafford 01785-Stafford dialling Code

Birmingham
Eccleshall
Gnosall
Haughton
Oulton
Penkridge
Stafford
Stone (Stafford)
Wheaton Aston
Wolverhampton
Woodseaves
Yarnfield

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Stafford 01785-Stafford dialling Code

Stone (WMSTO) Staffordshire
Stafford (WMSPA) Staffordshire
Milford (WMMFD) Staffordshire
Penkridge (WMPKR) Staffordshire
Wheaton Aston (WMWHE) Staffordshire
Gnosall (WMGNO) Staffordshire
Eccleshall (WMECC) Staffordshire