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Truro (TR6)

The TR6 postcode area is located in the Truro postcode town region, within the county of Cornwall, and contains a total of 193 individual postcodes.

There are 12 electoral wards in the TR6 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, 27% of people in TR6 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 TR6 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

TR6 is a postcode in the Truro district, located in the county of Cornwall, England. It is largely rural in character, with a few small suburban and industrial areas dotted within its boundaries. It covers Probus, Tregony, Tresillian, Trewithian, and parts of Grampound and St. Erme.

TR6 forms part of the wider Truro postal area, which includes a number of neighbouring postcode districts. TR6 covers a relatively large area extending from the centre of Truro in the south to the outskirts of Wadebridge in the north.

The postcode is predominantly agricultural in nature, and is home to a variety of farms and smallholdings. There are also a number of small industrial parks. The urban element of the district takes the form of scattered settlements such as Probus, Tregony, Tresillian, Trewithian, and parts of Grampound.

The landscape of the district is relatively undulating, with the central part of it is characterised by the gently sloping fields of the eastern part of the district. There are, however, a number of higher points in the district, with the highest point being the 200 metre hill of St. Erme, which lies close to Tregony.

TR6 contains a number of notable tourist attractions, such as the fourteenth-century church of Tregony, the little streams and woodlands of Tresillian and Trewithian, and the ancient manor houses of Grampound. There are also a number of ancient monuments and a notable system of pre-historic defensive earthworks.

The local economy of the district is largely based on tourism, supplemented by agricultural activities. Local businesses are mainly small family enterprises, although a few larger businesses have established themselfes in the industrial parks.

The district is served by the A390, which runs from Truro to Wadebridge, and is crossed by the A3075, which joins Truro with the villages of Probus and Tregony. There are regular buses running from Probus and Tregony to Truro, with stops in Grampound and St. Erme. The nearest mainline railway station is located in Truro.

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  • 92%WORKING

8% of people in TR6 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 27%AB
  • 56%C2/C2
  • 17%DE

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


  • 96%WHITE

96% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Cornwall

TR6 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 CodeTR6
Postal TownTruro
MSOA NameCornwall 033
LSOA NameCornwall 033B
Local AuthorityCornwall,Isles of Scilly
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)

TR6 Electoral Wards

The postal region of TR6, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Penwartha Coombe
Reen Manor
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