AB postcode area

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Aberdeen
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Coordinates: 57°17′28″N2°19′12″W / 57.291°N 2.320°W / 57.291; -2.320
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
AB
Postcode area name
Aberdeen
Post towns 24
Postcode districts 40
Postcode sectors176
Postcodes (live)17,095
Postcodes (total)38,794
Statistics as at May 2020 [1]

The AB postcode area, also known as the Aberdeen postcode area, [2] is a group of 33 postcode districts in north-east Scotland, within 24 post towns. These cover the Aberdeen council area (including the city of Aberdeen, Milltimber and Peterculter), Aberdeenshire (including Banff, Macduff, Fraserburgh, Peterhead, Ellon, Turriff, Huntly, Insch, Inverurie, Westhill, Alford, Strathdon, Ballater, Aboyne, Banchory, Laurencekirk and Stonehaven) and east Moray (including Buckie, Keith, Aberlour and Ballindalloch).

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Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area(s)
AB10ABERDEEN Bridge of Dee, Mannofield, Ruthrieston Aberdeen
AB11ABERDEENFerryhill, Torry Aberdeen
AB12ABERDEEN Altens, Ardoe, Banchory Devenick, Blairs, Bridge of Dee, Cove Bay, Kincorth, Maryculter, Nigg, Portlethen, Tullos Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
AB13MILLTIMBER Milltimber Aberdeen
AB14PETERCULTER Peterculter, Upper Anguston Aberdeen
AB15ABERDEEN Bieldside, Craigiebuckler, Cults, Hazlehead, Kingswells, Mannofield, Milltimber, Summerhill Aberdeen
AB16ABERDEEN Mastrick, Northfield, Middlefield, Cornhill, Shedocksley Aberdeen
AB21ABERDEEN Blackburn, Bucksburn, Dyce, Fintray, Kinellar, Newmachar, Whiterashes Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
AB22ABERDEEN Bridge of Don, Danestone, Grandholm, Persley Aberdeen
AB23ABERDEEN Balmedie, Belhelvie, Bridge of Don, Potterton, Whitecairns Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
AB24ABERDEEN Old Aberdeen, Woodside, Tillydrone, Seaton, Bedford Aberdeen
AB25ABERDEEN Kittybrewster, Foresterhill, Rosemount, George Street Aberdeen
AB30LAURENCEKIRK Laurencekirk, Fettercairn, Marykirk, North Water Bridge, Luthermuir, Phesbo, Glensaugh, Auchenblae, Fordoun, Scotston, Arbuthnott Aberdeenshire
AB31BANCHORY Banchory, Lumphanan, Torphins, Crathes Aberdeenshire
AB32WESTHILL Westhill, Kirkton of Skene, Echt Aberdeenshire
AB33ALFORD Alford, Muir of Fowlis, Towie Aberdeenshire
AB34ABOYNE Aboyne, Kincardine O'Neil, Dinnet Aberdeenshire
AB35BALLATER Ballater, Crathie, Braemar, Spittal of Glenmuick Aberdeenshire
AB36STRATHDON Strathdon, Corgarff Aberdeenshire
AB37BALLINDALLOCH Ballindalloch, Glenlivet, Tomintoul Moray
AB38ABERLOUR Aberlour, Craigellachie, Rothes Moray
AB39STONEHAVEN Stonehaven, Newtonhill Aberdeenshire
AB41ELLON Ellon, Tarves, Pitmedden, Udny Aberdeenshire
AB42PETERHEAD Peterhead, Hatton, St. FergusAberdeenshire
AB43FRASERBURGH Fraserburgh, CrimondAberdeenshire
AB44MACDUFF Macduff Aberdeenshire
AB45BANFF Banff, Gardenstown, Cornhill, Portsoy, Whitehills Aberdeenshire
AB51INVERURIE Inverurie, Kemnay, Kintore, Oldmeldrum Aberdeenshire
AB52INSCH Insch, Culsalmond, Largie, Auchleven, Oyne, Old Rayne, Colpy, Leslie, Wrangham, Duncanstone, Mill of BoddamAberdeenshire
AB53TURRIFF Turriff, Fyvie, New Deer Aberdeenshire
AB54HUNTLY Huntly, Aberchirder, Cabrach, Cairnie, Forgue, Gartly, Glass, Kennethmont, Lumsden, Rhynie, RothiemayAberdeenshire, Moray
AB55KEITH Keith, Dufftown Moray
AB56BUCKIE Buckie, Cullen, Portknockie, Findochty, Portessie, Portgordon Moray
AB99ABERDEENnon-geographic

Originally, the area had only five postcode districts, AB1 to AB5. In August 1990, these were recoded with the addition of second digits, such that every post town besides Aberdeen had its own district. At the same time, IV33, IV34 and IV35 were recoded as part of AB38.[ citation needed ]

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    Detailed map of postcode districts and post towns in and around Aberdeen

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    References

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    2. Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)