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The Pontefract 01977 Area Code (Pontefract Dialling Code)

The 01977 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Pontefract area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01977 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Pontefract area code is (01977) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01977 Area Code?

The Pontefract 01977 dialling code intersects the counties of Doncaster, Leeds, North Yorkshire and Wakefield in the Yorkshire and The Humber Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01977 Pontefract dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01977 Pontefract 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 01977 dialling code.

Phoning the 01977 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 (1977).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441977
Europe00441977
Australia0011441977

Origins of the 01977 Pontefract 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 0977.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01977 area was WR7. The first two characters are taken from the letters W and R in West Riding. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 9, 7 and 7.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01977 Pontefract area code
An old rotary dial for the 01977 Pontefract area code.

Map of the 01977 Pontefract dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01977 Pontefract phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01977 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01977 Pontefract area code
Map of the 01977 Pontefract area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Pontefract 01977-Pontefract dialling Code

Ackworth Moor Top
Badsworth
Burton Salmon
Castleford
Darrington
Eggborough
Fairburn
Featherstone (Wakefield)
Hemsworth
Kinsley
Kirk Smeaton
Knottingley
Low Ackworth
Mickletown
Monk Fryston
Pontefract
Sherburn in Elmet
South Elmsall
South Kirkby
South Milford
Streethouse
Upton (Wakefield)
Woodend

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Pontefract 01977-Pontefract dialling Code

Whitley Bridge (MYWBG) North Yorkshire
South Milford (MYSML) North Yorkshire
Castleford (MYCAS) Wakefield
Knottingley (MYKNO) Wakefield
Pontefract (MYPON) Wakefield
South Elmsall (MYSEM) Wakefield
Hemsworth (MYHMW) Wakefield