DL postcode area

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Darlington
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DL
Coordinates: 54°31′59″N1°40′08″W / 54.533°N 1.669°W / 54.533; -1.669
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
DL
Postcode area name
Darlington
Post towns 14
Postcode districts 17
Postcode sectors67
Postcodes (live)13,282
Postcodes (total)16,683
Statistics as at May 2020 [1]

The DL postcode area, also known as the Darlington postcode area, [2] is a group of seventeen postcode districts in England, which are subdivisions of fourteen post towns. These districts cover central County Durham (including Darlington, Bishop Auckland, Ferryhill, Crook, Spennymoor, Shildon, Barnard Castle and Newton Aycliffe), northern North Yorkshire (including Northallerton, Bedale, Hawes, Leyburn, Richmond and Catterick Garrison) and a very small part of Cumbria.

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Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area(s)
DL1DARLINGTON Darlington (east) Darlington
DL2DARLINGTON Staindrop, Gainford, Darlington new estates County Durham, Darlington
DL3DARLINGTONDarlington (west), Faverdale, Coatham Mundeville Darlington
DL4SHILDON Shildon County Durham
DL5NEWTON AYCLIFFE Newton Aycliffe, Heighington County Durham
DL6NORTHALLERTON Northallerton (east), Ingleby Cross Hambleton
DL7NORTHALLERTONNorthallerton (west), Romanby, Leeming Bar Hambleton
DL8BEDALE Bedale Hambleton
HAWES Hawes Richmondshire
LEYBURN Coverham, Leyburn, Middleham Richmondshire
DL9CATTERICK GARRISON Catterick Garrison Richmondshire
DL10RICHMOND Richmond, Catterick, Brompton-upon-Swale, Scotch Corner Richmondshire
DL11RICHMOND Swaledale, Reeth, Low Row, Arkengarthdale Richmondshire, Eden
DL12BARNARD CASTLE Barnard Castle, Bowes, Middleton-in-Teesdale County Durham
DL13BISHOP AUCKLAND Stanhope, Frosterley, Wolsingham, Tow Law County Durham, Eden
DL14BISHOP AUCKLAND Bishop Auckland, Evenwood County Durham
DL15CROOK Crook, Willington County Durham
DL16SPENNYMOOR Spennymoor County Durham
DL16FERRYHILL non-geographic [3] [4]
DL17FERRYHILL Ferryhill, Chilton, Cornforth, Bishop Middleham County Durham
DL98DARLINGTONnon-geographic [5]

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    DL postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby BD, CA, DH, HG, LA, NE, TS and YO postcode areas. DL postcode area map.svg
    DL postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby BD, CA, DH, HG, LA, NE, TS and YO postcode areas.

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