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The Abergavenny 01873 Area Code (Abergavenny Dialling Code)

The 01873 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Abergavenny area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01873 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Abergavenny area code is (01873) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01873 Area Code?

The Abergavenny 01873 dialling code intersects the counties of Herefordshire, Monmouthshire/Sir Fynwy and Powys in the Wales and West Midlands Regions of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01873 Abergavenny dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01873 Abergavenny 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 01873 dialling code.

Phoning the 01873 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 (1873).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441873
Europe00441873
Australia0011441873

Origins of the 01873 Abergavenny 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 0873.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01873 area was US3. The first two characters are taken from the letters U and S in USk. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 8, 7 and 3.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01873 Abergavenny area code
An old rotary dial for the 01873 Abergavenny area code.

Map of the 01873 Abergavenny dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01873 Abergavenny phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01873 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01873 Abergavenny area code
Map of the 01873 Abergavenny area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Abergavenny 01873-Abergavenny dialling Code

Abergavenny
Crickhowell

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Abergavenny 01873-Abergavenny dialling Code

Gilwern (SWGAR) Monmouthshire
Abergavenny (SWAG) Monmouthshire
Crickhowell (SWCOO) Powys