Postcode district boundaries:
|Leicester postcode area|
|Postcode area name||Leicester|
|Statistics as at February 2012|
The LE postcode area, also known as the Leicester postcode area, is a group of 21 postcode districts in central England, within 12 post towns. These cover most of Leicestershire (including Leicester, Loughborough, Hinckley, Melton Mowbray, Coalville, Market Harborough, Ashby de la Zouch, Lutterworth, Wigston, Markfield and Ibstock) and Rutland (including Oakham), plus small parts of south Nottinghamshire and north Northamptonshire, and very small parts of Derbyshire and Warwickshire.
The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:
The LE19 district was formed in 2002 from parts of the LE3 and LE9 districts.
- "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products. Office for National Statistics. February 2012. Table 2. Retrieved 21 April 2012. Coordinates from mean of unit postcode points, "Code-Point Open". OS OpenData. Ordnance Survey. February 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2012.
- Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)
- "Royal Mail Update 34". Beacon Dodsworth. Retrieved 22 October 2016.