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Area Codes for New York, New York
There are many area codes actively in use in the New York City metropolitan area, including: 212, 646, 917. These area codes and others cover the New York City boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Staten Island, and Queens. Additional area codes are used for western Long Island, Westchester County, and nearby New Jersey locations. Outside New York City, still other area codes are used for other parts of New York state.
In New York City, area codes are always included in written telephone numbers and area codes must be dialed for all calls, even for local calling. All US phone numbers are 10-digits total, including a 3-digit area code and a 7-digit local subscriber number.
New York City area code information:
New York City area codes:
212, 646, 917
Area codes are used to route phone calls to a specific geographic area within a country. All area codes in the United States are exactly 3-digits long.
In the past, a given region often had just one area code. Nowadays, many cities and towns in denser urban areas have 2 or more area codes, including New York City.
To make an inbound international call (or domestic long distance call) to a New York City landline or mobile phone, you need to dial the appropriate 3-digit area code, followed by a 7-digit local subscriber number.
If you don't have a fully specified 10-digit phone number, including area code, you will not be able to complete an inbound call.
Area Codes Used In & Near New York City, New York
There are several area codes used in New York City and surrounding areas. These include several 'overlay' area codes which provide additional phone number capacity within a given geographical area.
Several other area codes are used across the rest of the state of New York.
Here are the area codes in use for the greater New York City metro area.
New York City Area Codes
To accommodate demand for new phone numbers, New York City has added 'overlay' area codes - meaning that as new phone numbers are needed, a new area code is added within the footprint of an existing area code(s). For instance, the area codes 646 and 917 were added within the footprint of the 212 area code.
See maps and other area code listings below for further information.
Area Codes for Towns in New York City Area
Here are the area codes for the 20 or so largest cities and towns in and around New York City, New York as well as nearby New Jersey (in alpha order).
Lookup New York City Area Codes
To find the area codes (or ZIP codes) used in the New York City area, please use the WhitePages.com search widgets. The first widget looks up area codes and ZIP codes by town. The second widget does reverse lookup by area code or ZIP code.
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New York, New York Area Code Maps
The following maps show area codes for New York City and the state of New York.
Maps may not be completely up to date. Check other map links below if this appears out of date.
City Codes vs. Area Codes
In some cases, area codes may be referred to as city codes. However, a 'city code' more correctly refers to the codes used to designate airports and other geographic locations. These codes are issued under the United Nation's UN/LOCODE system and/or the IATA airport coding system. The city code for New York City is NYC.
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