Northampton postal code
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Post town: Northampton
Area code(s): 01604
Elevation: 70m (230ft)
Postcode area of Northampton is NN1—NN7.
Post town of postcode area 'NN' is Northampton. Area code(s) of Northampton is 01604. Northampton has 70m (230ft) altitude.
The coordinates of Northampton are: 52.240477 lat, -0.902656 lng.
Northampton belongs to Northamptonshire County. Northampton 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.