UK Area Codes and Phone Number Information

016973 area code


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

Locations using 016973 numbers include:

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
Ceremonial county:Cumbria
Call costs:Normal landline rate
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).
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