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Truro (TR23)

The TR23 postcode area is located in the Truro postcode town region, within the county of Cornwall, and contains a total of 2 individual postcodes.

There are 3 electoral wards in the TR23 postcode area, including Camborne, Falmouth, Hayle, Helston, Isles Of Scilly, Marazion, Newquay, Penryn, Penzance, Perranporth, Redruth, St Agnes, St Columb, St Ives, Truro which come under the local authority of the Cornwall,Isles of Scilly Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 18% of people in TR23 are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.

This does not mean that the people of TR23 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The TR23 postcode is a postcode covering the area of Truro District in Cornwall, in the United Kingdom. The postcode district is made up of these sub-divisions:

TR1 Truro City Centre

TR2 Probus, Tregony, Trewoon, and Grampound

TR3 Perranporth, Goonhavern, Goonown, and Perranarworthal

TR4 Feock, Carnon Downs, Devoran, Kea, and Stithians

TR5 Portreath, Illogan, Lanner, Redruth, Carharrack, and St Day

TR8 Porthtowan, Portreath, and Gwinear

TR9 St Erth, Gulval, and Lelant

TR10 St Mawes, Tolverne, and Philleigh

TR11 Falmouth

TR12 Penryn and Mylor

TR13 Helford and Manaccan

TR14 Camborne

TR15 Redruth

TR16 Pool, Scorrier, and Indian Queens

TR17 Launceston, St Columb Major, and Padstow

TR18 Penzance, Newlyn, Mousehole, Paul, and Gulval

TR19 St Ives, Carbis Bay, Lelant, and Hayle

TR20 Penzance, Long Rock, and Newlyn

TR21 Isles of Scilly

Residents of the TR23 postcode district benefit from excellent transport links, as Truro City Centre is a hub for both road and rail services. Truro has direct rail links to the nearby towns of Penzance, Falmouth, Redruth and St Austell, as well as links to London via the daily London Paddington service. The postcode district is also well served in terms of public transport, with bus services running from the city centre to the local towns and villages. Education is also excellent in the postcode district, with the universities and colleges of Cornwall located within a 15-mile radius of Truro.

The TR23 postcode district is also renowned for its rich cultural heritage, with many ancient sites and tourist attractions located within its boundaries. These include historical sites such as Truro Cathedral, which was built in the 18th century, as well as Pendennis Castle, which was built in the 16th century and is now a popular tourist attraction. There are also several gardens in the area, including the grounds of Trelissick House, and inspiring landmarks such as the sky-reaching granite walls of Ch Withiel Quarry and the majestic cliffs of the Lizard coast.

Furthermore, this postcode district has a picturesque and dynamic coast and countryside for visitors to explore, including the Portreath headlands, wild South West Coast Path which stretches for miles, and hidden coves and beaches. For those seeking an outdoor adventure, there are plenty of local water-based activities and outdoor activities available in the area, from surfing to walking, from coasteering to paddle boarding.

Postcode Disclaimer notice



  • 98%WORKING

2% of people in TR23 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 18%AB
  • 64%C2/C2
  • 18%DE

According to census records, 18% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 95%WHITE

95% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Cornwall

TR23 is located in the county of Cornwall, in England.

Cornwall has a total population of 556,000, making it the 40th largest county in the UK.

Cornwall has a total area of 1375 square miles, and a population density of 156 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Cornwall Postal Town Map
Outward CodeTR23
Postal TownTruro
MSOA NameIsles of Scilly 001
LSOA NameIsles of Scilly 001A
Local AuthorityCornwall,Isles of Scilly
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)

TR23 Electoral Wards

The postal region of TR23, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

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