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Area Code 256 Location

Area code 256 is currently assigned for use in Alabama since Mar 23, 1998. This area code originated from the 205 area code previously by means of area code split or overlay. View all phone prefixes used in area code 256 or other area codes in Alabama.

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Phone Prefixes for Area Code 256

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Area code Location Company / Service Provider
256-200 ARAB, AL CELLCO PARTNERSHIP DBA VERIZON WIRELESS - AL
256-201 HEFLIN, AL NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, LLC - GA
256-202 Guntersville, AL CELLCO PARTNERSHIP DBA VERIZON WIRELESS - AL
256-203 HUNTSVILLE, AL CENTURYLINK COMMUNICATIONS LLC
256-204 XXXXXXXXXX, AL BELLSOUTH TELECOMM INC DBA SOUTH CENTRAL BELL TEL
256-206 ATHENS, AL NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, LLC - GA
256-207 SYLACAUGA, AL BELLSOUTH TELECOMM INC DBA SOUTH CENTRAL BELL TEL
256-208 SYLACAUGA, AL BELLSOUTH TELECOMM INC DBA SOUTH CENTRAL BELL TEL
256-209 GADSDEN, AL USA MOBILITY WIRELESS, INC.
256-210 ANNISTON, AL USA MOBILITY WIRELESS, INC.
256-212 Alexander City, AL BELLSOUTH TELECOMM INC DBA SOUTH CENTRAL BELL TEL
256-213 HUNTSVILLE, AL BELLSOUTH TELECOMM INC DBA SOUTH CENTRAL BELL TEL
256-214 DECATUR, AL SPRINT SPECTRUM L.P.
256-215 Alexander City, AL BELLSOUTH TELECOMM INC DBA SOUTH CENTRAL BELL TEL
256-216 ATHENS, AL BELLSOUTH TELECOMM INC DBA SOUTH CENTRAL BELL TEL
256-217 HUNTSVILLE, AL BELLSOUTH TELECOMM INC DBA SOUTH CENTRAL BELL TEL
256-218 SCOTTSBORO, AL CENTURYTEL TEL AL LLC (SOUTHERN) DBA CENTURYLINK
256-219 HUNTSVILLE, AL USA MOBILITY WIRELESS, INC.
256-220 HUNTSVILLE, AL BELLSOUTH TELECOMM INC DBA SOUTH CENTRAL BELL TEL
256-221 DECATUR, AL CELLCO PARTNERSHIP DBA VERIZON WIRELESS - AL
256-222 SHEFFIELD, AL NETWORK TELEPHONE CORPORATION - AL
256-223 TALLADEGA, AL SPRINT SPECTRUM L.P.
256-224 ARAB, AL CELLCO PARTNERSHIP DBA VERIZON WIRELESS - AL
256-225 ANNISTON, AL POWERTEL BIRMINGHAM LICENSES, INC.
256-226 Albertville, AL POWERTEL BIRMINGHAM LICENSES, INC.
256-227 DECATUR, AL POWERTEL BIRMINGHAM LICENSES, INC.
256-228 SECTION, AL CENTURYTEL TEL AL LLC (SOUTHERN) DBA CENTURYLINK
256-229 LEXINGTON, AL BELLSOUTH TELECOMM INC DBA SOUTH CENTRAL BELL TEL
256-230 ATHENS, AL BELLSOUTH TELECOMM INC DBA SOUTH CENTRAL BELL TEL
256-231 ANNISTON, AL BELLSOUTH TELECOMM INC DBA SOUTH CENTRAL BELL TEL
256-232 ATHENS, AL BELLSOUTH TELECOMM INC DBA SOUTH CENTRAL BELL TEL
256-233 ATHENS, AL BELLSOUTH TELECOMM INC DBA SOUTH CENTRAL BELL TEL
256-234 Alexander City, AL BELLSOUTH TELECOMM INC DBA SOUTH CENTRAL BELL TEL
256-235 ANNISTON, AL BELLSOUTH TELECOMM INC DBA SOUTH CENTRAL BELL TEL
256-236 ANNISTON, AL BELLSOUTH TELECOMM INC DBA SOUTH CENTRAL BELL TEL
256-237 ANNISTON, AL BELLSOUTH TELECOMM INC DBA SOUTH CENTRAL BELL TEL
256-238 ANNISTON, AL BELLSOUTH TELECOMM INC DBA SOUTH CENTRAL BELL TEL
256-239 ANNISTON, AL NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, LLC - GA
256-240 ANNISTON, AL BELLSOUTH TELECOMM INC DBA SOUTH CENTRAL BELL TEL
256-241 ANNISTON, AL DELTACOM, INC. - AL
256-242 SECTION, AL NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, LLC - GA
256-243 DADEVILLE, AL WEBSHOPPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. - AL
256-244 SCOTTSBORO, AL NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, LLC - GA
256-245 SYLACAUGA, AL BELLSOUTH TELECOMM INC DBA SOUTH CENTRAL BELL TEL
256-246 FLORENCE, AL DELTACOM, INC. - AL
256-247 ROGERSVL, AL BELLSOUTH TELECOMM INC DBA SOUTH CENTRAL BELL TEL
256-248 SHEFFIELD, AL DELTACOM, INC. - AL
256-249 SYLACAUGA, AL BELLSOUTH TELECOMM INC DBA SOUTH CENTRAL BELL TEL
256-250 DECATUR, AL NETWORK TELEPHONE CORPORATION - AL
256-251 BOAZ, AL POWERTEL BIRMINGHAM LICENSES, INC.
New numbers being added to 256 area code
Effective: 06/08/2017
256-583 in HUNTSVILLE, AL
CELLCO PARTNERSHIP DBA VERIZON WIRELESS - AL
Effective: 06/01/2017
256-836 in HUNTSVILLE, AL
CELLCO PARTNERSHIP DBA VERIZON WIRELESS - AL
256 Area Code Information
Type of code: General Purpose Code
Location: AL - US
Time zone: C
Assigned for use: Yes
Code in service: Yes
Service date: March 23, 1998
In jeopardy: No
Relief in progress: Yes
NPA Relief status: Active
Code assignable: Yes
Geographic or
non-geographic:
G
Reserved for future use: No
Planning letter(s): 389 114 110
Overlay code: Yes
Overlay complex: 256/938
Dialing plan Standard Permissive
Home local calls: 10D 1+10D
Foreign local calls: 10D 1+10D
Home toll calls: 1+10D NA
Foreign toll calls: 1+10D -

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