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The Winchester 01962 Area Code (Winchester Dialling Code)

The 01962 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Winchester area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01962 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Winchester area code is (01962) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01962 Area Code?

The Winchester 01962 dialling code is situated in the county of Hampshire in the South East Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01962 Winchester dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01962 Winchester 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 01962 dialling code.

Phoning the 01962 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 (1962).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441962
Europe00441962
Australia0011441962

Origins of the 01962 Winchester 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 0962.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01962 area was WN2. The first two characters are taken from the letters W and N in WiNchester. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 9, 6 and 2.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01962 Winchester area code
An old rotary dial for the 01962 Winchester area code.

Map of the 01962 Winchester dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01962 Winchester phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01962 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01962 Winchester area code
Map of the 01962 Winchester area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Winchester 01962-Winchester dialling Code

Barton Stacey
Cheriton
Colden Common
Compton End
Four Marks
Hursley
Itchen Abbas
Micheldever
New Alresford
Otterbourne
Owslebury
Ropley
South Wonston
Sparsholt
Springvale
Sutton Scotney
Twyford (Winchester)
Winchester

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Winchester 01962-Winchester dialling Code

Twyford (STTWYFD) Hampshire
Harestock (STHRSTK) Hampshire
Winchester (STWINCH) Hampshire
Alresford (STALSFD) Hampshire