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Hemel Hempstead
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Coordinates: 51°43′23″N0°41′17″W / 51.723°N 0.688°W / 51.723; -0.688
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
HP
Postcode area name
Hemel Hempstead
Post towns 11
Postcode districts 24
Postcode sectors77
Postcodes (live)13,915
Postcodes (total)21,705
Statistics as at May 2020 [1]

The HP postcode area, also known as the Hemel Hempstead postcode area, [2] is a group of twenty-four postcode districts in England, within eleven post towns. These cover north-west Hertfordshire (including Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted and Tring) and central Buckinghamshire (including Aylesbury, High Wycombe, Beaconsfield, Amersham, Chalfont St Giles, Chesham, Great Missenden and Princes Risborough).

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Mail for this area is sorted at the Home Counties North Mail Centre in Hemel Hempstead.

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Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area(s)
HP1HEMEL HEMPSTEAD Bourne End, Boxmoor, Chaulden, Fields End, Gadebridge, Great Gaddesden, Nettleden, Piccotts End, Water End, Warner's End Dacorum
HP2HEMEL HEMPSTEAD Gaddesden Row, Piccotts End, Grovehill, Adeyfield, Hemel Hempstead Industrial Estate Dacorum
HP3HEMEL HEMPSTEAD Apsley, Bovingdon, Felden, Flaunden, Hemel Hempstead, Leverstock Green Dacorum
HP4BERKHAMSTED Berkhamsted, Dagnall, Dudswell, Little Gaddesden, Northchurch, Potten End, Ringshall Dacorum, Buckinghamshire
HP5CHESHAM Chesham, Ashley Green, Bellingdon, Botley, Chartridge, Hawridge, Latimer, Lye Green, Newtown, Waterside, Whelpley Hill Buckinghamshire
HP6AMERSHAM Amersham (north), Chesham Bois, Hyde Heath, Little Chalfont (north)Buckinghamshire
HP7AMERSHAMAmersham (south), Coleshill, Little Chalfont (west and centre), Little Missenden, Penn Street, Winchmore Hill Buckinghamshire
HP8CHALFONT ST. GILES Chalfont St Giles, Little Chalfont (south)Buckinghamshire
HP9BEACONSFIELD Beaconsfield, Forty Green, Holtspur, Jordans, Knotty Green, Seer Green Buckinghamshire
HP10HIGH WYCOMBE High Wycombe, Flackwell Heath, Handy Cross, Hedsor, Loudwater, Penn, Tylers Green, Wooburn, Wooburn Green, Wooburn Moor Buckinghamshire
HP11HIGH WYCOMBE Wycombe Marsh Buckinghamshire
HP12HIGH WYCOMBEHigh Wycombe, Booker, Sands Buckinghamshire
HP13HIGH WYCOMBEHigh Wycombe, Downley, Totteridge Buckinghamshire
HP14HIGH WYCOMBE Beacon's Bottom, Bledlow Ridge, Bolter End, Bradenham, Cadmore End, Hughenden Valley, Ibstone, Lane End, Naphill, Northend, Stokenchurch, The City, Upper North Dean, West Wycombe Buckinghamshire
HP15HIGH WYCOMBE Cryers Hill, Great Kingshill, Hazlemere, Holmer Green, Hughenden Valley Buckinghamshire
HP16GREAT MISSENDEN Great Missenden, Ballinger, The Lee, Little Hampden, Little Kingshill, Prestwood, South Heath Buckinghamshire
HP17AYLESBURY Aston Sandford, Bishopstone, Butler's Cross, Dinton, Dorton, Ellesborough, Ford, Great and Little Kimble, Kingsey, Haddenham, Meadle, Nash Lee, Stone, Upton, Westlington Buckinghamshire
HP18AYLESBURY Ashendon, Berryfields, Boarstall, Brill, Chearsley, Chilton, Cuddington, Dorton, Easington, Edgcott, Grendon Underwood, Ickford, Kingswood, Long Crendon, Lower Winchendon, Ludgershall, Oakley, Shabbington, Upper Winchendon, Waddesdon, Westcott, Worminghall, Wotton Underwood Buckinghamshire
HP19AYLESBURY Aylesbury, Berryfields, Buckingham Park, Fairford Leys, Prebendal Farm, Quarrendon, Watermead Buckinghamshire
HP20AYLESBURYAylesbury, Aylesbury Town Centre, Broughton, Elmhurst Buckinghamshire
HP21AYLESBURYAylesbury, Bedgrove, Elm Farm, Queens Park, Southcourt, Walton, Walton Court Buckinghamshire
HP22AYLESBURY Aston Abbotts, Aston Clinton, Bierton, Buckland, Drayton Beauchamp, Dunsmore, Halton, Hardwick, Hulcott, North Lee, Nup End, Oving, Pitchcott, Quainton, Rowsham, Stoke Mandeville, Weedon, Wendover, Weston Turville, Whitchurch, Wingrave Buckinghamshire
HP22PRINCES RISBOROUGH non-geographic [3] [4]
HP23TRING Aldbury, Buckland Common, Cholesbury, Hastoe, Long Marston, Marsworth, New Mill, Puttenham, St Leonards, Tring, Wigginton, Wilstone Dacorum, Buckinghamshire
HP27PRINCES RISBOROUGH Askett, Bledlow, Ilmer, Lacey Green, Longwick, Loosley Row, Monks Risborough, Owlswick, Pitch Green, Princes Risborough, Saunderton, Speen Buckinghamshire

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