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The Rugely 01889 Area Code (Rugely Dialling Code)

The 01889 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Rugely area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01889 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Rugely area code is (01889) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01889 Area Code?

The Rugely 01889 dialling code intersects the counties of Ashbourne and Staffordshire in the East Midlands and West Midlands Regions of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01889 Rugely dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01889 Rugely 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 01889 dialling code.

Phoning the 01889 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 (1889).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441889
Europe00441889
Australia0011441889

Origins of the 01889 Rugely 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 0889.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01889 area was TV9. The first two characters are taken from the letters T and V in Trent Valley . On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 8, 8 and 9.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01889 Rugely area code
An old rotary dial for the 01889 Rugely area code.

Map of the 01889 Rugely dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01889 Rugely phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01889 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01889 Rugely area code
Map of the 01889 Rugely area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Rugely 01889-Rugely dialling Code

Cannock
Colton (Lichfield)
Denstone
Doveridge
Fulford
Great Haywood
Hixon
Kingstone (East Staffordshire)
Rocester
Rugeley
Uttoxeter
Weston (Stafford)

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Rugely 01889-Rugely dialling Code

Rocester (WMRCR) Staffordshire
Uttoxeter (WMUTT) Staffordshire
Weston (WMWES) Staffordshire
Little Haywood (WMLIT) Staffordshire
Rugeley (WMRUG) Staffordshire