DG postcode area

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Dumfries postcode area
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Postcode area DG
Postcode area nameDumfries
Post towns 14
Postcode districts 15
Postcode sectors41
Postcodes (live)6,784
Postcodes (total)7,563
Statistics as at February 2012 [1]

The DG postcode area, also known as the Dumfries and Galloway postcode area, [2] is a group of fifteen postcode districts in south-west Scotland, within fourteen post towns. These cover most of Dumfries and Galloway, including Dumfries, Annan, Canonbie, Castle Douglas, Dalbeattie, Gretna, Kirkcudbright, Langholm, Lockerbie, Moffat, Newton Stewart, Sanquhar, Stranraer and Thornhill. The DG16 district also extends across the border into Cumbria, England.

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The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area
DG1DUMFRIES Ae, Locharbriggs, Carrutherstown Dumfries and Galloway
DG2DUMFRIES New Abbey Dumfries and Galloway
DG3THORNHILL Moniaive Dumfries and Galloway
DG4SANQUHAR Sanquhar, Kirkconnel, Kelloholm, Mennock Dumfries and Galloway
DG5DALBEATTIE Dalbeattie Dumfries and Galloway
DG6KIRKCUDBRIGHT Kirkcudbright, Twynholm, Borgue, Dundrennan Dumfries and Galloway
DG7CASTLE DOUGLAS Castle Douglas, Gatehouse of Fleet, New Galloway Dumfries and Galloway
DG8NEWTON STEWART Newton Stewart, Wigtown, Port William, Glenluce, New Luce Dumfries and Galloway, South Ayrshire
DG9STRANRAER Stranraer, Castle Kennedy, Portpatrick, Sandhead Dumfries and Galloway
DG10MOFFAT Moffat, Beattock, Newton Wamphray Dumfries and Galloway
DG11LOCKERBIE Lockerbie, Johnstonebridge, Boreland, Ecclefechan, Kirtlebridge, Kirkpatrick-Fleming Dumfries and Galloway
DG12ANNAN Annan, Cummertrees, Brydekirk, Eastriggs Dumfries and Galloway
DG13LANGHOLM Langholm, Bentpath, Eskdalemuir, Arkleton Dumfries and Galloway
DG14CANONBIE Canonbie Dumfries and Galloway
DG16GRETNA Gretna, Gretna Green Dumfries and Galloway, Carlisle

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    References

    1. "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products. Office for National Statistics. February 2012. Table 2. Retrieved 21 April 2012. Coordinates from mean of unit postcode points, "Code-Point Open". OS OpenData. Ordnance Survey. February 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2012.
    2. Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)