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Isle of Man postcode area
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IM
Postcode area IM
Postcode area nameIsle of Man
Post towns 1
Postcode districts 11
Postcode sectors53
Postcodes (live)4,846
Postcodes (total)5,885
Statistics as at February 2012 [1]

Postcodes were introduced in the Isle of Man in 1993, with the island becoming the IM postcode area. Each town or area is associated with one or more postal districts, assigned by Isle of Man Post Office. Outside the larger towns, the postal districts are further broken down and each postal sector is assigned to a number of villages and settlements.

Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postal districts (and sectors, where relevant) is as follows. In each case the post town is "ISLE OF MAN". The "coverage" column includes the next digit of the post code (the sector).

Postal districtCoverage
IM1 Douglas
IM2Douglas
IM3 Onchan
IM4Middle region:


1 Port Soderick and Santon
2 Greeba and Braddan
3 St John's and Foxdale
4 Braddan
5 Onchan
6 Baldrine
7 Laxey and Lonan

IM5


1 Peel
2 Peel
3 Patrick

IM6 Kirk Michael
IM7North region:


1 Maughold
2 Sulby and Lezayre
3 Jurby
4 Andreas and Bride
5 Ballaugh

IM8 Ramsey
IM9South region:


1 Castletown
2 Ballasalla
3 Malew
4 Arbory
5 Port St Mary
6 Port Erin

IM86 PO boxes and large users
IM87
IM99

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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.