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The York 01904 Area Code (York Dialling Code)

The 01904 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the York area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01904 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the York area code is (01904) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01904 Area Code?

The York 01904 dialling code intersects the counties of East Riding of Yorkshire, North Yorkshire and York in the Yorkshire and The Humber Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01904 York dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01904 York 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 01904 dialling code.

Phoning the 01904 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 (1904).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441904

Origins of the 01904 York 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 0904.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01904 area was YO4. The first two characters are taken from the letters Y and O in York. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 9, 0 and 4.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01904 York area code
An old rotary dial for the 01904 York area code.

Map of the 01904 York dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01904 York phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01904 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01904 York area code
Map of the 01904 York area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the York 01904-York dialling Code

Appleton Roebuck
Elvington Airfield
Long Marston (Harrogate)
Sherburn in Elmet
Shipton (Hambleton)
Skelton (York)
Stockton on the Forest
Sutton upon Derwent
Upper Poppleton

Known Telephone Exchanges within the York 01904-York dialling Code

Melrosegate (MYMSG) York
Dringhouses (MYDHS) York
Clifton (MYCTN) York
Haxby (MYHAX) York
Strensall (MYSTR) York