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The Truro 01872 Area Code (Truro Dialling Code)

The 01872 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Truro area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01872 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Truro area code is (01872) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01872 Area Code?

The Truro 01872 dialling code is situated in the county of Cornwall in the South West Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01872 Truro dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01872 Truro 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 01872 dialling code.

Phoning the 01872 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 (1872).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441872
Europe00441872
Australia0011441872

Origins of the 01872 Truro 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 0872.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01872 area was TR2. The first two characters are taken from the letters T and R in TRuro . On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 8, 7 and 2.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01872 Truro area code
An old rotary dial for the 01872 Truro area code.

Map of the 01872 Truro dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01872 Truro phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01872 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01872 Truro area code
Map of the 01872 Truro area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Truro 01872-Truro dialling Code

Blackwater
Carnon Downs
Chacewater
Devoran
Gerrans
Goonhavern
Penzance
Perranporth
Perranwell
Ponsanooth
St Agnes
St Erme
St Newlyn East
Threemilestone
Tregony
Tresillian
Truro

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Truro 01872-Truro dialling Code

Truro (WWTRUR) Cornwall
Devoran (WWDRAN) Cornwall
St Agnes (WWSAGN) Cornwall
Perranporth (WWPERR) Cornwall