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Coordinates: 53°45′00″N 2°29′06″W / 53.750°N 2.485°W / 53.750; -2.485

Blackburn postcode area
BB is located in United Kingdom
Postcode area BB
Postcode area name Blackburn
Post towns 9
Postcode districts 15
Postcode sectors 77
Postcodes (live) 13,210
Postcodes (total) 17,499
Statistics as at October 2006[1]

The BB postcode area, also known as the Blackburn postcode area,[2] is a group of postal districts around Accrington, Barnoldswick, Blackburn, Burnley, Clitheroe, Colne, Darwen, Nelson and Rossendale in England.



The approximate coverage of the postal districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority
BB0 BLACKBURN Blackburn (Non-geographic postcode - Granby Marketing, BB1)[3] Blackburn
BB1 BLACKBURN Blackburn, Bank Hey, Belthorn, Blackamoor, Clayton-le-Dale, Guide, Knuzden, Mellor, Ramsgreave, Rishton, Salesbury, Shadsworth, Sunnybower, Whitebirk, Wilpshire Blackburn with Darwen/Hyndburn/Ribble Valley
BB2 BLACKBURN Blackburn, Beardwood, Balderstone, Cherry Tree, Feniscowles, Mellor, Mellor Brook, Mill Hill, Pleasington Blackburn with Darwen/Chorley/South Ribble/Ribble Valley
BB3 DARWEN Darwen, Bank Fold, Eccleshill, Hoddlesden, Lower Darwen, Pickup Bank, Tockholes Blackburn with Darwen
BB4 ROSSENDALE Acre, Bent Gate, Haslingden, Helmshore, Rawtenstall Rossendale
BB5 ACCRINGTON Accrington, Altham, Baxenden, Church, Clayton-le-Moors, Huncoat, Oswaldtwistle, Rising Bridge Hyndburn
BB6 BLACKBURN Dinckley, Great Harwood, Langho Hyndburn/Ribble Valley
BB7 CLITHEROE Clitheroe, Barrow, Chatburn, Dunsop Bridge, Gisburn, Hurst Green, Pendleton, Sabden, Slaidburn, Waddington, Whalley, Whitewell, Wiswell Ribble Valley
BB8 COLNE Colne, Foulridge, Laneshaw Bridge, Trawden, Winewall, Wycoller Pendle
BB9 NELSON Nelson, Barrowford, Blacko, Brierfield, Higherford, Roughlee Pendle
BB10 BURNLEY Burnley, Cliviger, Reedley, Worsthorne Burnley/Pendle
BB11 BURNLEY Burnley Burnley
BB12 BURNLEY Burnley, Barley, Fence, Higham, Padiham, Read, Simonstone, Wheatley Lane Burnley/Pendle/Ribble Valley
BB18 BARNOLDSWICK Barnoldswick, Earby, Kelbrook, Salterforth, Sough Pendle
BB94 BARNOLDSWICK Earby (Non-geographic postcode - Holiday Cottages Group, BB18)[3] Pendle

Adjacent areas

The adjacent postcode areas are (clockwise from east) - HX (Halifax) - OL (Oldham) - BL (Bolton) - PR (Preston) - LA (Lancaster) - BD (Bradford) .
Adjacent postcode areas



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