Template:Attached KML/CA postcode area
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CA is located in the United Kingdom
Coordinates: 54°43′12″N 3°06′32″W / 54.720°N 3.109°W / 54.720; -3.109
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
Postcode area name
Post towns22
Postcode districts30
Postcode sectors83
Postcodes (live)12,642
Postcodes (total)16,214
Statistics as at May 2020[1]

The CA postcode area, also known as the Carlisle postcode area,[2] is a group of 28 postcode districts in north-west England, within 22 post towns. These cover northern Cumbria, including Carlisle, Penrith, Workington, Whitehaven, Maryport, Cockermouth, Egremont, Alston, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Beckermet, Brampton, Cleator, Cleator Moor, Frizington, Holmrook, Keswick, Kirkby Stephen, Moor Row, Ravenglass, Seascale, St Bees and Wigton, plus a small part of Northumberland.


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
CA1 CARLISLE Carlisle (east) Cumberland
CA2 CARLISLE Carlisle (south and west) Cumberland
CA3 CARLISLE Carlisle (north) Cumberland
CA4 CARLISLE Warwick Bridge, Wetheral, Cumwhinton, Armathwaite Cumberland, Westmorland and Furness
CA5 CARLISLE Dalston, Burgh by Sands, Thursby Cumberland
CA6 CARLISLE Longtown, Penton Cumberland
CA7 WIGTON Wigton, Silloth, Aspatria, Caldbeck, Hesket Newmarket Cumberland, Westmorland and Furness
CA8 BRAMPTON Brampton, Gilsland, Greenhead, Lambley, Slaggyford Cumberland, Northumberland
CA9 ALSTON Alston, Garrigill, Nenthead, Kirkhaugh Westmorland and Furness, Northumberland
CA10 PENRITH Penrith (Carleton Hall area), Shap, Tebay, Kirkby Thore, Langwathby, Lazonby, Pooley Bridge Westmorland and Furness
CA11 PENRITH Penrith (most of), Stainton, Mungrisdale, Glenridding, Patterdale Westmorland and Furness
CA12 KESWICK Keswick, Seatoller, Braithwaite, Bassenthwaite, Threlkeld Cumberland, Westmorland and Furness
CA13 COCKERMOUTH Cockermouth, Lorton, Buttermere Cumberland
CA14 WORKINGTON Workington, Distington, Stainburn, Seaton Cumberland
CA15 MARYPORT Maryport, Dearham, Flimby, Allonby Cumberland
CA16 APPLEBY-IN-WESTMORLAND Appleby-in-Westmorland Westmorland and Furness
CA17 KIRKBY STEPHEN Kirkby Stephen, Brough, Ravenstonedale Westmorland and Furness
CA18 RAVENGLASS Ravenglass Cumberland
CA19 HOLMROOK Holmrook, Santon Bridge, Eskdale Cumberland
CA20 SEASCALE Seascale, Sellafield, Gosforth, Wasdale Head Cumberland
CA21 BECKERMET Beckermet Cumberland
CA22 EGREMONT Egremont, Thornhill Cumberland
CA23 CLEATOR Cleator, Ennerdale Bridge Cumberland
CA24 MOOR ROW Moor Row Cumberland
CA25 CLEATOR MOOR Cleator Moor Cumberland
CA26 FRIZINGTON Frizington, Cumberland
CA27 ST. BEES St Bees Cumberland
CA28 WHITEHAVEN Hensingham, Moresby, Parton, Sandwith, Whitehaven Cumberland
CA95 WORKINGTON non-geographic
CA99 CARLISLE Jobcentre Plus non-geographic


Template:Attached KML/CA postcode area
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CA postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas.DG postcode areaDH postcode areaDL postcode areaLA postcode areaNE postcode areaTD postcode area
CA postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby DG, DL, LA, NE and TD postcode areas.

See also


  1. ^ "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products. Office for National Statistics. May 2020. Table 2. Retrieved 19 June 2020. Coordinates from mean of unit postcode points, "Code-Point Open". OS OpenData. Ordnance Survey. February 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2012.
  2. ^ Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)