Hemel Hempstead postal code
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Hemel Hempstead information
Postcode district: HP1, HP2, HP3
Post town: Hemel Hempstead
Dialling code: 01442
Elevation: 139m (456ft)
Postcode areas of Hemel Hempstead are HP1, HP2, HP3.
Post town of postcode area 'HP' is Hemel Hempstead. Dialling code of Hemel Hempstead is 01442. Hemel Hempstead has 139m (456ft) altitude.
The coordinates of Hemel Hempstead are: 51.7532410 lat, -0.4486320 lng.
Hemel Hempstead belongs to Hertfordshire County. Hemel Hempstead 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.