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The Swindon 01793 Area Code (Swindon Dialling Code)

The 01793 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Swindon area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01793 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Swindon area code is (01793) [x][x][x][x][x][x].

Where is the 01793 Area Code?

The Swindon 01793 dialling code intersects the counties of Wiltshire and Oxfordshire in the South West and South East Regions of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01793 Swindon dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01793 Swindon dialling code area. If you are calling a local number within the same area code with a landline telephone you do not need to use the 01793 dialling code.

Phoning the 01793 Dialling Code from Outside of the UK

If you are calling from outside of the UK. You will need to add the code for dialling internationally. This varies country to country, followed by the UK country code (44) followed by the area code without the initial zero (1793).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441793
Europe00441793
Australia0011441793

Origins of the 01793 Swindon Area Code

Before the 16th April 1995 known as PhONEday which changed telephone area codes by inserting a 1 at the beginning. The area code was 0793.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01793 area was SW3. The first two characters are taken from the letters S and W in SWindon . On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 7, 9 and 3.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the Swindon area code
An old rotary dial for the Swindon area code.
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Map of the 01793 Swindon dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01793 Swindon phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01793 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the Swindon area code
Map of the Swindon area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Swindon 01793 dialling Code

Ashbury
Bishopstone
Broad Blunsdon
Broad Hinton
Chiseldon
Cricklade
Down Ampney
Highworth
Longcot
Lydiard Millicent
Purton
Shrivenham
Swindon
Wanborough
Watchfield
Wootton Bassett
Wroughton

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Swindon 01793 dialling Code

SWINDON TE (SSSWN)
TOOTHILL TE (SSTHL)
BLUNSDON TE (SSBBN)
STRATTON-ST-MARGARET TE (SSSSM)
ASHBURY UAX (SSAHY)
BROAD HINTON TE (SSBHN)
CHISELDON TE (SSCDN)
CRICKLADE TE (SSCRD)
HIGHWORTH TE (SSHGH)
PURTON TE (SSPTN)
SHRIVENHAM TE (SSSHR)
WROUGHTON TE (SSWGN)
WANBOROUGH TE (SSWNB)
WOOTTON BASSETT TE (SSWOB)