Colchester Dialling Code

Find phone number prefix information for Colchester, England including all of the local regions that use the 01206 area code.

01206 area code information

The phone area code for Colchester uses 6 local number digits after the area code prefix of 01206. Based in the county of Essex in the East Anglia region of England, calls from Colchester telephone numbers typically always follow the format of 01206 [-][-][-][-][-][-].

Other locations using the (0)1206 area code

There are a number of other locations in local proximity to the Colchester area that use the same number format. The list below represents some of the other towns and villages that use the same prefix:

  • Ardleigh
  • Birch
  • Brightlingsea
  • Colchester
  • Dedham
  • East Bay
  • East Bergholt
  • Fordham
  • Great Bentley
  • Great Horkesley
  • Higham
  • Highwoods
  • Layer-de-la-Haye
  • Manningtree
  • Marks Tey
  • Nayland
  • Peldon
  • Rowhedge

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Dialling Code 01206
Local Number Digits 6
UK Format 01206 [-][-][-][-][-][-]
International Format +44 (0)1206
Location Colchester
County Essex
Country England
Geo Coordinates 51.895927, 0.891874