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Blackburn
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Coordinates: 53°47′06″N2°20′06″W / 53.785°N 2.335°W / 53.785; -2.335
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
BB
Postcode area name
Blackburn
Post towns 9
Postcode districts 15
Postcode sectors79
Postcodes (live)13,200
Postcodes (total)18,833
Statistics as at May 2020 [1]

The BB postcode area, also known as the Blackburn postcode area, [2] is a group of thirteen postcode districts in north-west England, within nine post towns. These cover east Lancashire, including Blackburn, Burnley, Accrington, Barnoldswick, Clitheroe, Colne, Darwen, Nelson and Rossendale.

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Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area(s)
BB0BLACKBURNGranby Marketing, Blackburn [3] non-geographic
BB1BLACKBURNBlackburn (east), Bank Hey, Belthorn (part), Blackamoor, Clayton-le-Dale, Guide, Knuzden, Mellor, Ramsgreave, Rishton, Salesbury, Shadsworth, Sunnybower, Tottleworth, Whitebirk, Wilpshire Blackburn with Darwen, Hyndburn, Ribble Valley
BB2BLACKBURNBlackburn (west), Beardwood, Balderstone, Belthorn (part), Cherry Tree, Feniscowles, Griffin, Holly Tree, Livesey, Mellor, Mellor Brook, Mill Hill, Osbaldeston, Pleasington, Witton Blackburn with Darwen, Chorley, South Ribble, Ribble Valley
BB3DARWENDarwen, Bank Fold, Eccleshill, Hoddlesden, Livesey, Lower Darwen, Pickup Bank, Tockholes Blackburn with Darwen
BB4ROSSENDALE Acre, Balladen, Bent Gate, Cloughfold, Cowpe, Crawshawbooth, Haslingden, Helmshore, Lumb (near Rawtenstall), Newchurch, Rawtenstall, Waterfoot, Weir Rossendale
BB5ACCRINGTONAccrington, Altham, Baxenden, Church, Clayton-le-Moors, Huncoat, Oswaldtwistle, Rising Bridge Hyndburn, Rossendale
BB6BLACKBURN Dinckley, Great Harwood, Langho Hyndburn, Ribble Valley
BB7CLITHEROEClitheroe, Barrow, Bashall Eaves, Billington, Bolton-by-Bowland, Chatburn, Downham, Dunsop Bridge, Gisburn, Great Mitton, Grindleton, Hurst Green, Little Mitton, Middop, Newsholme, Newton-in-Bowland, Paythorne, Pendleton, Rimington, Sabden, Sawley, Slaidburn, Twiston, Waddington, Whalley, Whitewell, Wiswell, Worston Ribble Valley
BB8COLNEColne, Foulridge, Laneshaw Bridge, Trawden, Winewall, Wycoller Pendle
BB9NELSONNelson, Barrowford, Blacko, Brierfield, Higherford, Roughlee Pendle
BB10BURNLEYBurnley (east), Cliviger, Haggate, Harle Syke, Reedley, Worsthorne Burnley, Pendle
BB11BURNLEYBurnley (south and town centre), Dunnockshaw and Clowbridge, Hapton Burnley
BB12BURNLEYBurnley (west), Barley, Fence, Hapton, Higham, Padiham, Read, Simonstone, Wheatley Lane Burnley, Pendle, Ribble Valley
BB18BARNOLDSWICKBarnoldswick, Bracewell and Brogden, Earby, Kelbrook, Salterforth, Sough Pendle
BB94BARNOLDSWICKHoliday Cottages Group, Earby [3] non-geographic

The BB18 district was formed out of the BB8 district in 1997. [4]

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    BB postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby BD, BL, HX, LA, OL and PR postcode areas.

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    2. Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)
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    4. "Which districts have been recoded by the Royal Mail?". Experian Data Quality Support. Retrieved 22 April 2017.