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The Oxford 01865 Area Code (Oxford Dialling Code)

The 01865 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Oxford area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01865 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Oxford area code is (01865) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01865 Area Code?

The Oxford 01865 dialling code is situated in the county of Oxfordshire in the South East Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01865 Oxford dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01865 Oxford 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 01865 dialling code.

Phoning the 01865 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 (1865).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441865
Europe00441865
Australia0011441865

Origins of the 01865 Oxford 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 0865.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01865 area was OX2. The first two characters are taken from the letters O and X in Oxford. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 0, 9 and 2.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01865 Oxford area code
An old rotary dial for the 01865 Oxford area code.

Map of the 01865 Oxford dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01865 Oxford phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01865 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01865 Oxford area code
Map of the 01865 Oxford area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Oxford 01865-Oxford dialling Code

Abingdon
Appleton
Beckley (South Oxfordshire)
Berinsfield
Cassington
Chalgrove
Charlton-on-Otmoor
Clifton Hampden
Cumnor
Dorchester (South Oxfordshire)
Eynsham
Garsington
Holton
Horspath
Islip
Kennington
Kidlington
Kingston Bagpuize
Long Wittenham
Longworth
Marcham
Marsh Baldon
Oxford
Stadhampton
Standlake
Stanton Harcourt
Warborough
Wheatley
Yarnton

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Oxford 01865-Oxford dialling Code

Oxford (SMOF) Oxfordshire
Boars Hill (SMBZ) Oxfordshire
Longworth (SMLW) Oxfordshire
Summertown (SMSM) Oxfordshire
Cumnor (SMCNR) Oxfordshire
Eynsham (SMEY) Oxfordshire
Headington (SMHD) Oxfordshire
Wheatley (SMWLY) Oxfordshire
Cowley (SMCO) Oxfordshire
Stadhampton (SMSDM) Oxfordshire
Nuneham (SMNHM) Oxfordshire
Kidlington (SMKI) Oxfordshire