As part of the reintegration, the cities of and were both split between the new area codes due to capacity at switching centers. The supply of numbers was further limited because much of the southern portion of the old 206 territory , , , etc. Our service has a very large database, which includes all area codes in the United States. Due to the 564 overlay, was required for all local phone calls in Western Washington starting July 29, 2017. The area code went into service on April 27, 1997 as part of a three-way split of area code 206. . However, 206 was on the brink of exhaustion even after the 360 split.
Primarily servicing the city of Seattle population: 871005 , area code 206 covers 2 counties of Washington. Numbering plan areas of Washington, with 206 highlighted in red. You can also find the location of a caller whose number begins with 206. The commission put off implementation until no earlier than October 20, 2002. If you know of a prefix we do not have or you spot an error, let us know but don't get upset about it.
Grasshopper has local numbers for many states and cities including Seattle, that can be used with our virtual phone system. The first was which at the time covered all the state. Cell Number Sprint Spectrum L. It began service on January 15, 1995. Numerous residents in the Seattle exurbs protested about no longer being associated with 206, leading , now part of , to reintegrate those areas shortly after the split. The area, which encompasses all of western Washington outside of urban , , and counties and , was previously part of area code 206.
So if you need to find more details about a phone number or you are looking for information about — you have come to the right place! Main article: Area code 206 North American area code for , the islands of , and , and portions of the Seattle metro area from to. Local Seattle phone numbers can give your small business a multi-city feel or your big business a local feel. We will correct any and all errors that we find or are brought to our attention at the next update. Area code 206 was brought into effect on January 1, 1947. You can help Wikipedia by.
You can check for specific availability in Seattle on our site, or give us a call and we can try and help you locate the number you are looking for. In May 2000, the commission projected that the metropolitan Seattle area codes 206, 253, and 425 would also soon exhaust their number pools, and expanded the 564 plan to include those areas as well. By the summer, however, this was determined to be not immediately necessary. In 1957, area code 509 was created for the area east of the in a. This mainly refers to the practice of , or dividing aka prefixes into up to 10 1,000-number blocks, instead of a whole prefix's numbering space being assigned wholesale to one carrier. Get a Seattle phone number from Grasshopper today and get connected! Cell Number Qwest Corporation Landline Qwest Corporation Landline Qwest Corporation Landline Qwest Corporation Landline Qwest Corporation Landline Qwest Corporation Landline Qwest Corporation Landline Teleport Communications America Landline Teleport Communications America Landline Sprint Spectrum L. The overlay was activated on January 28, 2017, and became required on July 29, 2017.
Forward calls to any number you would like and enjoy all of the great features we offer; Call forwarding, unlimited extensions, custom greetings and more. However, if you are simply looking to make your small business sound bigger, an 800 number is probably what you want. In 1957, the state was divided in half when area code was created to cover leaving 206 to cover. On January 1, 1957, was assigned for the eastern two-thirds of Washington in a , with the split roughly following the. Archived from on March 28, 2009.
Please refer to our for more detailed information. Do I own the Seattle phone number or does Grasshopper? By the start of the 1990s, however, 206 was on the brink of exhaustion due to the Seattle area's continued growth, as well as the proliferation of cell phones, pagers, and fax machines. Can I transfer my Seattle telephone number to Grasshopper? It currently serves and the western half of. If you are a large company looking to attain a local feel, a Seattle telephone number is what you want. Each area code has its own search page.
Should I have a Seattle number or a toll free number? Do you have all Seattle area codes available? Learn which area is covered under the code 206, along with the service provider that works with this code. The 360 area code was one of the first two area codes that did not take the N1X or N0X form i. As of January 2017, this numbering plan area was one of the last urbanized areas in the without a , meaning telephone calls within Seattle could still be originated by. Location of Area Code 206 and surrounding states. Please check your existing local Seattle numbers for coverage and make sure that your local numbers are eligible for transfer before proceeding.
Part of this was also attributed to a downturn in the telecommunications sector. Area code 206 is found in the state of. In 1999, the 564 area code was proposed as an overlay of area code 360, which serves areas of Western Washington outside of the. The southern portion, including Tacoma, received , while the northern portion, including and the , was assigned. In 1997, was created from Seattle's suburbs and for the Tacoma area, leaving 206 to cover just the city of , closely neighboring cities in and counties, and Bainbridge Island in. In 1995, 206 was split again covering just the after was created to cover the remaining area. Where Is Area Code 206? We do the best we can.