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Dorchester postcode area
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Postcode area DT
Postcode area nameDorchester
Post towns 9
Postcode districts 11
Postcode sectors39
Postcodes (live)7,659
Postcodes (total)9,322
Statistics as at February 2012 [1]

The DT postcode area, also known as the Dorchester postcode area, [2] is a group of eleven postcode districts in South West England, within nine post towns. These cover much of Dorset (including Dorchester, Weymouth, Beaminster, Blandford Forum, Bridport, Lyme Regis, Portland, Sherborne and Sturminster Newton), plus very small parts of Devon and Somerset.

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Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area
DT1DORCHESTER Dorchester, Poundbury Dorset
DT2DORCHESTER Puddletown, Crossways, Winfrith Newburgh, Winterborne St Martin, Puncknowle, West Bexington, Maiden Newton, Evershot, Charminster, Cerne Abbas, Buckland Newton, Pulham Dorset
DT3WEYMOUTH Chickerell, Broadwey, Radipole, Osmington, Preston, Littlemoor, Portesham, Abbotsbury, Langton Herring Dorset
DT4WEYMOUTH Weymouth town centre, Melcombe Regis, Westham, Wyke Regis Dorset
DT5PORTLAND Fortuneswell, Easton, Southwell, Weston, The Grove Dorset
DT6BRIDPORT Bridport, Melplash, Whitchurch Canonicorum, Charmouth, Burton Bradstock, Powerstock Dorset
DT7LYME REGIS Lyme Regis, Uplyme, Rousdon Dorset, East Devon
DT8BEAMINSTER Beaminster, Broadwindsor Dorset
DT9SHERBORNE Sherborne, Milborne Port, Holwell, Longburton, Yetminster, Bradford Abbas, Charlton Horethorne Dorset, South Somerset
DT10STURMINSTER NEWTON Sturminster Newton, Stalbridge, Hazelbury Bryan, Marnhull, Stourton Caundle, Hinton St Mary Dorset
DT11BLANDFORD FORUM Blandford Forum, Blandford Camp, Iwerne Minster, Shillingstone, Milton Abbas, Winterborne Zelston, Spetisbury Dorset

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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)