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Brief introduction of 212 area code

With the number of scammers nowadays calling us trying to scam us every single day, it has become almost a must to know area codes. Knowing different area codes and their associations whether they are known for being used by scammers or legit businesses will make a huge impact on our lives. Here we are going to know about the 212-area code.

212 area code

What is a 212 area code?

212 is one of the original 86 area codes created by AT&T and the Bell System in 1947. It originally served New York City. In 1999, area code 646 was created and is currently an overlay to 212. In 2017, area code 332 was created and is currently an overlay to 212.

Where does area code 212 come from?

Area code 212 serves Manhattan in New York City, NY. It overlaps coverage areas with area codes 332, 646, and 917.

What timezone is used for area code 212?

The 212 Area Code is located in the EasternTimezone.

What are some area codes near 212?

914 (Yonkers, NY);

917 (New York, NY);201/551 (Jersey City, NJ);

212/332/646 (New York, NY);

347/718/929 (New York, NY);

Are there any scams with the area code 212 ?

However, you may buy a landline with the area code 212 from a previous owner. It is going to cost you though. Moreover, you must know the legal procedures to transfer that landline to your ownership so you won't be charged with any foul play. It is worth mentioning though that, it is not recommended that you seek to buy a landline from untrusted sources. This is a way that scammers use to scam people off their money. So be vigilant when trying to buy a landline from anyone other than the state.

How can a local phone number help your business?

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How can I acquire a business phone number with the 212 area code?

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