PA postcode area

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Paisley
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Coordinates: 55°55′16″N4°47′24″W / 55.921°N 4.790°W / 55.921; -4.790
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
PA
Postcode area name
Paisley
Post towns 35
Postcode districts 77
Postcode sectors114
Postcodes (live)9,357
Postcodes (total)12,921
Statistics as at May 2020 [1]

The PA postcode area, also known as the Paisley postcode area, [2] is a group of 67 postcode districts in western Scotland, within 35 post towns. These cover Renfrewshire (including Paisley, Renfrew, Johnstone, Bishopton, Erskine, Bridge of Weir and Lochwinnoch), Inverclyde (including Greenock, Port Glasgow, Gourock, Kilmacolm and Wemyss Bay) and most of Argyll and Bute (including Oban, Lochgilphead, Tarbert, Campbeltown, Appin, Taynuilt, Bridge of Orchy, Dalmally, Inveraray, Cairndow, Colintraive, Dunoon, Tighnabruaich, and the Isles of Mull, Iona, Coll, Tiree, Jura, Colonsay, Islay, Gigha and Bute), plus small parts of North Ayrshire (including Skelmorlie) and Highland.

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Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area(s)
PA1PAISLEY Paisley (central, east and north east), Ralston Renfrewshire
PA2PAISLEYPaisley (south), Castlehead Renfrewshire, and a small rural area in East Renfrewshire
PA3PAISLEYPaisley (north west), Linwood Renfrewshire
PA4RENFREW Renfrew, Inchinnan Renfrewshire
PA5JOHNSTONE Johnstone, Brookfield, Elderslie Renfrewshire
PA6JOHNSTONEJohnstone, Houston Renfrewshire
PA7BISHOPTON Bishopton Renfrewshire
PA8ERSKINE Erskine Renfrewshire
PA9JOHNSTONEJohnstone, Howwood Renfrewshire
PA10JOHNSTONEJohnstone Kilbarchan Renfrewshire
PA11BRIDGE OF WEIR Bridge of Weir, Quarrier's Village Renfrewshire
PA12LOCHWINNOCH Lochwinnoch, Newton of Belltrees Renfrewshire
PA13KILMACOLM Kilmacolm Inverclyde
PA14PORT GLASGOW Port Glasgow, Langbank Inverclyde
PA15GREENOCK Greenock Inverclyde
PA16GREENOCKGreenock, Inverkip Inverclyde
PA17SKELMORLIE Skelmorlie North Ayrshire
PA18WEMYSS BAY Wemyss Bay Inverclyde
PA19GOUROCK Gourock Inverclyde
PA20ISLE OF BUTE Isle of Bute Argyll and Bute
PA21TIGHNABRUAICH Tighnabruaich Argyll and Bute
PA22COLINTRAIVE Colintraive, Glendaruel Argyll and Bute
PA23DUNOON Dunoon Argyll and Bute
PA24CAIRNDOW Lochgoilhead Argyll and Bute
PA25CAIRNDOW St. Catherines Argyll and Bute
PA26CAIRNDOW Cairndow Argyll and Bute
PA27CAIRNDOW Strachur Argyll and Bute
PA28CAMPBELTOWN Campbeltown Argyll and Bute
PA29TARBERT Tarbert Argyll and Bute
PA30LOCHGILPHEAD Ardrishaig Argyll and Bute
PA31LOCHGILPHEAD Lochgilphead, Cairnbaan, Crinan, Kilmartin Argyll and Bute
PA32INVERARAY Inveraray Argyll and Bute
PA33DALMALLY Dalmally Argyll and Bute
PA34OBAN Oban Argyll and Bute
PA35TAYNUILT Taynuilt Argyll and Bute
PA36BRIDGE OF ORCHY Bridge of Orchy Argyll and Bute
PA37OBAN Connel, Benderloch Argyll and Bute
PA38APPIN Appin Argyll and Bute, Highland
PA41ISLE OF GIGHA Gigha Argyll and Bute
PA42ISLE OF ISLAY Port Ellen Argyll and Bute
PA43ISLE OF ISLAY Bowmore Argyll and Bute
PA44ISLE OF ISLAY Bridgend Argyll and Bute
PA45ISLE OF ISLAY Ballygrant Argyll and Bute
PA46ISLE OF ISLAY Port Askaig Argyll and Bute
PA47ISLE OF ISLAY Portnahaven Argyll and Bute
PA48ISLE OF ISLAY Port Charlotte Argyll and Bute
PA49ISLE OF ISLAY Bruichladdich Argyll and Bute
PA60ISLE OF JURA Jura Argyll and Bute
PA61ISLE OF COLONSAY Colonsay Argyll and Bute
PA62ISLE OF MULL Lochbuie Argyll and Bute
PA63ISLE OF MULL Croggan Argyll and Bute
PA64ISLE OF MULL Lochdon Argyll and Bute
PA65ISLE OF MULL Craignure Argyll and Bute
PA66ISLE OF MULL Fionnphort Argyll and Bute
PA67ISLE OF MULL Bunessan Argyll and Bute
PA68ISLE OF MULL Gribun Argyll and Bute
PA69ISLE OF MULL Tiroran Argyll and Bute
PA70ISLE OF MULL Pennyghael Argyll and Bute
PA71ISLE OF MULL Gruline Argyll and Bute
PA72ISLE OF MULL Aros, Salen Argyll and Bute
PA73ISLE OF MULL Ulva Ferry Argyll and Bute
PA74ISLE OF MULL Torloisk Argyll and Bute
PA75ISLE OF MULL Tobermory, Calgary Argyll and Bute
PA76ISLE OF IONA Iona Argyll and Bute
PA77ISLE OF TIREE Tiree Argyll and Bute
PA78ISLE OF COLL Coll Argyll and Bute
PA80OBAN Morvern Highland

Ballachulish and Kinlochleven were originally coded PA39 and PA40 respectively, before being transferred to the PH area in 1999 as PH49 and PH50. [3] The PA80 district was formed out of the PA34 district in 2011 following a campaign by residents of Morvern. [4] [5]

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