Massachusetts is Officially using 9 Massachusetts Area Codes. In Which Only 4 Of Them Are Overlay Codes. Massachusetts officially have 2 area code 413 And 617, when the numbering system was established in 1947 The most recently added was 339 in 2001. After Increasing in Population 8 other Maryland Area Codes Are Establish Some Are Added And Some Are Overlap. And Today Area Code 508 Is the Most Populated Areas with 1.9 million of the state 6.9 million residents.
Massachusetts Area Codes
Massachusetts officially Using 9 Area Massachusetts Area Codes Which Are :
List of area codes in Massachusetts:
In March 2010, Massachusetts is divide into 2 main regional calling areas. East Massachusetts have area codes: 339, 351, 508, 617, 774, 781, 857, and 978. West Massachusetts have area code 413. Area codes 339, 351, 774, and 857 are used For mobile lines. Massachusetts Area Codes
|339||2001||East central Massachusetts, Norwood And Other Regions. Overlap With 781.|
|351||2001||Northeastern Massachusetts And Fitchburg. Overlays With Area Code 978|
|413||1947||western Massachusetts, Holyoke, Greenfield And Other Regions|
|508||1988||Southeastern Massachusetts, Newbedford. Overlays With Area Code 774|
|617||1947||East central Massachusetts, cambridge And Close in boston. Overlap With Area Code 857|
|774||2001||Southeastern Massachusetts Overlap With 508|
|781||1997||East central Massachusetts, Saugus, Norwood And Along With Route 128. overlap With Area Code 339|
|857||2001||East central Massachusetts, and close-in Boston suburbs. Overlap With Area Code 617|
|978||1997||Northeastern Massachusetts And Fitchburg. overlap With Area Code 351|
History And Changes In Massachusetts Area Codes
In 01/01/1947 – Massachusetts Area Codes 413 was out into service.
In 01/01/1947 – Area code 617 was put out into service. On 1988 area code 617 was divide to form area code 508. 1997 area code 617 was divide to form area code 781. Again in 2001 area code 617 overlap with area code 857.
In 07/16/1988 – Area code 508 was out into service. Area code 508 was develop from a division of area code 617. In 1997 area code 508 was divide to form area code 978. Again in 2001 area code 508 overlap with area code 774.
In 09/01/1997 – Area code 781 was out into service. Area code 781 was develop from a division of area code 617. In 2001 area code 781 overlap with area code 339.
In 09/01/1997 – Area code 978 was out into service. Area code 978 was created from a division of area code 508. In 2001 area code 978 overlap with area code 351.
In 05/02/2001 – Massachusetts Area Codes 339 was put out into service. Area code 339 is an overlap of area code 781.
In 05/02/2001 – Area code 351 was out into service. Area code 351 is an overlap of area code 978.
In 05/02/2001 – Area code 774 was out into service. Area code 774 is an overlap of area code 508.
In 05/02/2001 – Area code 857 was put out into service. Area code 857 is an overlap of area code 617.
What Is Area Code?
Area code is a three digit code in which the us and other countries are divided. It is Also a local telephone dialling code where They Call each other With These Codes.
Why are area codes added?
When The Current Area Codes Expires Or Increase in use of cellular phones, modems, and Internet access It Creates Problem. So That why Area Codes Are Added And each area code has a potential capacity of about 8 million unique phone numbers
Once The new Area Codes Rae assigned there is usually a 6 Months Period To Move. At that time Customers Are Encouraged To Use The Code But Seven Digit Dialing is Allowed. After 6 Months customers are required to use the new telephone no.