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Portsmouth Outward Postcode (PO)
Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area.
Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (PO) and estimated address.
Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.
The rolling chalk downs and lush agricultural valleys that have inspired so much great English literature still loom large over the county of Hampshire and still attract hikers and bikers, walkers and tourists to the region to this day. But Hampshire offers so much more than its downs, from the stunning cathedral city of Winchester to the world famous woodlands and heaths of the ancient New Forest. Sat on the south coast, Hampshire is also famous as being the birthplace of the Royal Navy and the maritime history of Portsmouth and Southampton is also one of the highlights of the region.
Indeed history is everywhere across the county, Hampshire having been attracting visitors to its chalk down lands since before the Neolithic era (as evidenced by the numerous forts such as the one at Winklebury.) It has also been invaded by the Romans, the Jutes, the Saxons and the Normans.
After the Norman conquest the county became popular with the Norman Kings who declared the New Forest a hunting forest. From the 12th century onwards the ports grew in importance and fishing and shipbuilding joined the already established wool and cloth trades as the chief economies of the county. As such there are hundreds of historic sites to visit, particularly the castles and forts constructed over the centuries to defend the Solent region.
These include the Roman built Portchester Castle, watching over Portsmouth harbor, and forts built by Henry VIII such as Netley Castle, Calshot Castle, and Hurst Castle at the mouth of the Solent. Other historic sites include Southampton docks, which have welcomed ships from the Mayflower to the Titanic, and the Royal Navy Harbour at Portsmouth.
Ultimately though, people come to Hampshire for the incredible variety of attractions and scenery, from the seaside resorts, the national parks of the South Downs and the New Forest, the wonderful motor museum at Beaulieu, and the stunning cathedral at Winchester. From Southsea Castle to the Isle of Wight, Hampshire has simply too much to see!
The Portsmouth postcode region (PO) contains 34 unique 'outward' codes. Portsmouth is the main postal town/district for this region, with all postcodes starting with the following outward codes.
This page contains a list of postcodes for Portsmouth area. Select a postcode to see the map location, demographics, house prices, local information, tourist guides and statistics:
Local demographics, guides and information
There's plenty of local information, guides and useful data to browse and explore, whether you're a Portsmouth resident or a visitor to the area.
Scroll down to discover all you need to know about the Portsmouth postcode area.
The PO postcode includes the following local authorities:
- East Hampshire
- Isle of Wight
- New Forest
Local News Hampshire
Southern Water invests 1.5bn to solve sewage spills
The company says it wants to "get to the root cause" of the problem.BBC News
Oxfordshire World War Two bomber crash victims remembered
Ahead of Remembrance Day poignant woolly tributes have been created across the south.BBC News
Letter: 'I am most grateful to her and commend her charitable action'
Last Thursday (November 9) I was stranded with others at a bus stop to return to St Catherine's Park and Ride by King Alfred's statue in Winchester.Hampshire Chronicle
Hillier Brentry Nursery major plans public consultation held
HUNDREDS of people attended a consultation on major development plans for the outskirts of Romsey.Hampshire Chronicle
Man talked of stabbing asylum seekers, court told
A 22-year-old man kept information on making explosives and guerrilla warfare, his trial hears.BBC News
Community news from Sparsholt, Littleton and The Worthys areas
Community news from Sparsholt, Littleton and The Worthys areas including Christmas fairs, trees and pantos.Hampshire Chronicle
Landslide closes village access road
The collapse at Shorwell Shute was reported by Island Roads on Monday.BBC News
Hampshire mum faces being made homeless due to no-fault eviction
Kristie Dodson has been looking for new accommodation without success after being asked to leave.BBC News
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