016973 area code

Wigton

The area code 016973 is for Wigton and the surrounding area.

Locations using 016973 numbers include:

  • Abbeytown
  • Aspatria
  • Kirkbride
  • Silloth
  • Wigton

Most numbers using the 016973 area code are normal Wigton landlines but be aware that, as is the case for all UK area codes, such numbers may also be used for services without any physical link to the area. (More info)

016973 area code information

Area code:016973
Location:Wigton
Ceremonial county:Cumbria
Call costs:Normal landline rate
Area code required for local calls:No
Local number length:5 digits
Number format:016973 xxxxx
International number format:+44 16973 xxxxx
Number shortages predicted:No
Last code change:April 1995 (previously 06973)

Area code history

Wigton used the area code 0965 until the early 1990s, when numbers were transferred to the 06973 area code (since changed to 016973).

Map of 016973 Wigton area code