TQ postcode area

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Torquay postcode area
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TQ
Postcode area TQ
Postcode area nameTorquay
Post towns 11
Postcode districts 14
Postcode sectors50
Postcodes (live)9,872
Postcodes (total)12,581
Statistics as at February 2012 [1]

The TQ postcode area, also known as the Torquay postcode area, [2] is a group of fourteen postcode districts in South West England, within eleven post towns. These cover much of south Devon, including Torquay, Paignton, Newton Abbot, Brixham, Ashburton, Buckfastleigh, Dartmouth, Kingsbridge, Salcombe, South Brent, Teignmouth and Totnes.

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Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area
TQ1TORQUAYTorquay (centre), St Marychurch Torbay
TQ2TORQUAYTorquay (west, north) Torbay
TQ3PAIGNTONPaignton (north, Preston area) Torbay
TQ4PAIGNTONPaignton (centre), Goodrington Torbay
TQ5BRIXHAM Brixham Torbay
TQ6DARTMOUTH Dartmouth South Hams
TQ7KINGSBRIDGE Kingsbridge South Hams
TQ8SALCOMBE Salcombe South Hams
TQ9TOTNES Totnes, Dartington South Hams
TQ9SOUTH BRENT non-geographic [3] [4]
TQ10SOUTH BRENT South Brent South Hams
TQ11BUCKFASTLEIGH Buckfastleigh Teignbridge
TQ12NEWTON ABBOT Newton Abbot, Kingsteignton Teignbridge
TQ13NEWTON ABBOT Ashburton, Bovey Tracey, Chudleigh, Moretonhampstead, Widecombe in the Moor Teignbridge
TQ14TEIGNMOUTH Teignmouth Teignbridge

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