Buxton postal code
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Postcode district: SK17
Post town: Stockport
Dialling code: 01298
Elevation: 292m (958ft)
Postcode area of Buxton is SK17.
Post town of postcode area 'SK' is Stockport. Dialling code of Buxton is 01298. Buxton has 292m (958ft) altitude.
The coordinates of Buxton are: 53.2590820 lat, -1.9148300 lng.
Buxton belongs to Derbyshire County. Buxton belongs to England. England is constituent country of United Kingdom.
The United Kingdom (UK) comprises four countries: England, Scotland and Wales (which collectively make up Great Britain) and Northern Ireland.
UK postcodes consist of two alphanumeric groups, separated by a space; for example “SO15 2GB”.
The first group is called the outward code: it describes a small town, a district of a large town, or a rural area, such that the outward code is sufficient (with a few exceptions) to determine the sorting office that will deliver the mail.
The second group is called the inward code: it represents a small group of addresses - from 70 houses down to a single business - that would always form part of the same delivery round.
Typically the inward code covers one side of a short street, or a natural section of a longer one.