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The Whitby 01947 Area Code (Whitby Dialling Code)

The 01947 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Whitby area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01947 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Whitby area code is (01947) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01947 Area Code?

The Whitby 01947 dialling code is situated in the county of North Yorkshire in the Yorkshire and The Humber Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01947 Whitby dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01947 Whitby 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 01947 dialling code.

Phoning the 01947 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 (1947).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441947
Europe00441947
Australia0011441947

Origins of the 01947 Whitby 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 0947.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01947 area was WH7. The first two characters are taken from the letters W and H in WHitby. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 9, 4 and 7.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01947 Whitby area code
An old rotary dial for the 01947 Whitby area code.

Map of the 01947 Whitby dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01947 Whitby phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01947 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01947 Whitby area code
Map of the 01947 Whitby area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Whitby 01947-Whitby dialling Code

Goathland
Hinderwell
Robin Hood's Bay
Sleights
Staithes
Whitby

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Whitby 01947-Whitby dialling Code

Hinderwell (NEHDL) North Yorkshire
Whitby (NEWHY) North Yorkshire
Sleights (NESLS) North Yorkshire