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KA postcode area

Kilmarnock postcode area
KA is located in the United Kingdom
Postcode area KA
Postcode area name Kilmarnock
Post towns 23
Postcode districts 30
Postcode sectors 87
Postcodes (live) 11,508
Postcodes (total) 13,743
Statistics as at February 2012[1]

The KA postcode area, also known as the Kilmarnock postcode area,[2][3] is a group of postcode districts in East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire and South Ayrshire in Scotland.


  • Post towns 1
  • Postcode districts 2
    • East Ayrshire 2.1
      • Kilmarnock and Loudoun 2.1.1
      • Cumnock and Doon Valley 2.1.2
    • North Ayrshire 2.2
      • Irvine 2.2.1
      • The Three Towns 2.2.2
      • Other 2.2.3
    • South Ayrshire 2.3
      • Ayr 2.3.1
      • Other 2.3.2
  • In North Ayrshire, but not covered by KA postcode 3
  • Map 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6

Post towns

The area is divided into the post towns of Ardrossan, Ayr, Beith, Brodick, Cumnock, Dalry, Darvel, Galston, Girvan, Irvine, Kilbirnie, Kilmarnock, Kilwinning, Largs, Mauchline, Maybole, Millport, Newmilns, Prestwick, Saltcoats, Stevenston, Troon and West Kilbride.

Postcode districts

East Ayrshire

Kilmarnock and Loudoun

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
KA1 1 KILMARNOCK Kilmarnock East Ayrshire
KA1 2 KILMARNOCK Kilmarnock, Bonnyton, Grange East Ayrshire
KA1 3 KILMARNOCK Kilmarnock Centre, Bellfield East Ayrshire
KA1 4 KILMARNOCK Kilmarnock, Caprington, Riccarton, Shortlees East Ayrshire
KA1 5 KILMARNOCK Hurlford South East Ayrshire
KA2 0 KILMARNOCK Knockentiber, Crosshouse East Ayrshire
KA3 1 KILMARNOCK Kilmarnock, Altonhill, Knockinlaw, Longpark, Beansburn, Hillhead East Ayrshire
KA3 2 KILMARNOCK Kilmaurs, Kirktoun, Onthank East Ayrshire
KA3 3 KILMARNOCK Stewarton East Ayrshire
KA3 4 KILMARNOCK Lugton, Dunlop East Ayrshire
KA3 5 KILMARNOCK Stewarton, Fullwood, Kingsford East Ayrshire
KA3 6 KILMARNOCK Kilmarnock, Southcraigs, Fenwick, Crookedholm, Hurlford North East Ayrshire
KA3 7 KILMARNOCK Kilmarnock, Whinpark, New Farm Loch, Beansburn East Ayrshire
KA4 8 GALSTON Galston East Ayrshire
KA16 9 NEWMILNS Newmilns, Greenholm East Ayrshire
KA17 0 DARVEL Darvel East Ayrshire

Cumnock and Doon Valley

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
KA5 5 MAUCHLINE Tarbolton East Ayrshire
KA5 6 MAUCHLINE Mauchline, Catrine and Sorn East Ayrshire
KA6 6 AYR Dalrymple, Hollybush and Coylton East Ayrshire
KA6 7 AYR Patna, Dalmellington, Bellsbank, Waterside, Rankinston and Drongan East Ayrshire
KA18 1 CUMNOCK Cumnock East Ayrshire
KA18 2 CUMNOCK Ochiltree and Auchinleck East Ayrshire
KA18 3 CUMNOCK Muirkirk, Smallburn, Lugar and Logan East Ayrshire
KA18 4 CUMNOCK New Cumnock East Ayrshire

North Ayrshire


Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
KA11 1 IRVINE Girdle Toll, Stanecastle, Bourtreehill, Broomlands North Ayrshire
KA11 2 IRVINE Perceton, Lawthorn, Sourlie, Doura, Roddinghill North Ayrshire
KA11 3 IRVINE Springside North Ayrshire
KA11 4 IRVINE Irvine, Dreghorn North Ayrshire
KA11 5 IRVINE Irvine, Dreghorn North Ayrshire
KA12 0 IRVINE Irvine North Ayrshire
KA12 8 IRVINE Fullarton North Ayrshire
KA12 9 IRVINE Irvine Centre, Stanecastle North Ayrshire

The Three Towns

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
KA20 3 STEVENSTON Stevenston, Auchenharvie North Ayrshire
KA20 4 STEVENSTON Stevenston North Ayrshire
KA21 5 SALTCOATS Saltcoats South North Ayrshire
KA21 6 SALTCOATS Saltcoats North North Ayrshire
KA22 7 ARDROSSAN Ardrossan, Whitlees, Chapelhill North Ayrshire
KA22 8 ARDROSSAN Ardrossan North Ayrshire


Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
KA13 6 KILWINNING Kilwinning North Ayrshire
KA13 7 KILWINNING Kilwinning North Ayrshire
KA14 3 BEITH Beith, Glengarnock, Longboat North Ayrshire
KA15 1 BEITH Beith, Glengarnock, Longboat North Ayrshire
KA15 2 BEITH Beith North North Ayrshire
KA23 9 WEST KILBRIDE West Kilbride North Ayrshire
KA24 4 DALRY Dalry North Ayrshire
KA24 5 DALRY Dalry, Drakemyre North Ayrshire
KA25 6 KILBIRNIE Kilbirnie South North Ayrshire
KA25 7 KILBIRNIE Kilbirnie North North Ayrshire
KA27 8 ISLE OF ARRAN Holy Island, Brodick, Isle of Arran (all towns) North Ayrshire
KA28 0 ISLE OF CUMBRAE Millport North Ayrshire
KA29 0 LARGS Largs, Glenside, Fairlie, Kelburn North Ayrshire
KA30 8 LARGS Largs North Ayrshire
KA30 9 LARGS Largs East North Ayrshire

South Ayrshire


Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
KA6 6 AYR Coylton South Ayrshire
KA7 1 AYR Ayr South Ayrshire
KA7 2 AYR Ayr, Belmont South Ayrshire
KA7 3 AYR Holmston, Forehill, Belmont, Castlehill, Masonhill, Kincaidson South Ayrshire
KA7 4 AYR Doonfoot, Alloway South Ayrshire
KA8 0 AYR Dalmilling, Cragie South Ayrshire
KA8 8 AYR Woodfield, Wallacetown South Ayrshire
KA8 9 AYR Heathfield, Whitletts, Newton on Ayr, Lochside, Braehead South Ayrshire


Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
KA2 9 KILMARNOCK Dundonald South Ayrshire
KA6 5 AYR Mossblown, Annbank South Ayrshire
KA9 1 PRESTWICK Prestwick South Ayrshire
KA9 2 PRESTWICK Monkton South Ayrshire
KA10 6 TROON Troon Centre, Barassie South Ayrshire
KA10 7 TROON Troon, Muirhead, Loans, Barassie South Ayrshire
KA19 7 MAYBOLE Maybole, Crosshill, Straiton South Ayrshire
KA19 8 MAYBOLE Maybole South Ayrshire
KA26 0 GIRVAN Girvan South, Ballantrae, Colmonell, Barrhill South Ayrshire
KA26 9 GIRVAN Girvan North, Old Dally, Dally, Turnberry South Ayrshire

In North Ayrshire, but not covered by KA postcode

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
PA17 5 SKELMORLIE Skelmorlie, Meigle, Auchengarth North Ayrshire


KA postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby DG, G, ML and PA postcode areas.

See also


  1. ^ "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products.  
  2. ^ Address Management Guide (5th ed.). Royal Mail Group plc. March 2007. Retrieved 22 October 2012. 
  3. ^  
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