Pennsylvania Area Code Information

Pennsylvania Area Codes


Pennsylvania Area Code Overlays
(215 and 267) - (223 and 717)
(272 and 570) - (412 and 878)
(484 and 610) - (724 and 878)


Pennsylvania is currently using twelve area codes. Pennsylvania utilizes six area code overlay plans, often called overlay complexes.

Pennsylvania originally had four area codes when the numbering system was established in 1947. These four area codes were sufficient for forty-seven years until 1994 when area code 215 was split to form area code 610. Between 1994 and 2001 six new area codes were put into service in Pennsylvania.

Changes and History of Pennsylvania Area Codes:

01/01/1947
Area code 215 was put into service. In 1994 area code 215 was split to form area code 610. In 1999 area code 215 was overlaid with area code 267.

01/01/1947
Area code 412 was put into service. In 1988 area code 412 was split to form area code 724. In 2001 area code 412 was overlaid with area code 878.

01/01/1947
Area code 717 was put into service. In 1998 area code 717 was split to form area code 570.

01/01/1947
Area code 814 was put into service.

Pennsylvania Area Code Map



01/08/1994
Area code 610 was put into service. Area code 610 was created from a split of area code 215. In 1999 area code 610 was overlaid with area code 484.

02/01/1998
Area code 724 was put into service. Area code 724 was created from a split of area code 412. In 2001 area code 724 was overlaid with area code 878.

12/05/1998
Area code 570 was put into service. Area code 570 was created from a split of area code 717.

06/05/1999
Area code 484 was put into service. Area code 484 is an overlay of area code 610.

07/01/1999
Area code 267 was put into service. Area code 267 is an overlay of area code 215.

08/17/2001
Area code 878 was put into service. Area code 878 is an overlay of area codes 412 and 724.

10/21/2013
Area code 272 was put into service. Area code 272 is an overlay of area code 570.

09/26/2017
Area code 223 was put into service as an area code overlay of area code 717.

03/08/2018
Area code 445 will be put into service as an area code overlay of area codes 267 and 215.