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The Wem 01939 Area Code (Wem Dialling Code)

The 01939 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Wem area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01939 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Wem area code is (01939) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01939 Area Code?

The Wem 01939 dialling code is situated in the county of Shropshire in the West Midlands Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01939 Wem dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01939 Wem 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 01939 dialling code.

Phoning the 01939 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 (1939).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441939
Europe00441939
Australia0011441939

Origins of the 01939 Wem 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 0939.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01939 area was WE9. The first two characters are taken from the letters W and E in WEm. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 9, 3 and 9.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01939 Wem area code
An old rotary dial for the 01939 Wem area code.

Map of the 01939 Wem dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01939 Wem phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01939 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01939 Wem area code
Map of the 01939 Wem area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Wem 01939-Wem dialling Code

Baschurch
Bomere Heath
Clive
Cockshutt
Myddle
Ruyton-XI-Towns
Shawbury
Wem

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Wem 01939-Wem dialling Code

Baschurch (WNBAS) Shropshire
Shawbury (WNSHA) Shropshire
Wem (WNWEM) Shropshire