240 Area Code

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What is the 240 area code?

240 was first put in service June 1, 1997. It was created from area code 301.

240 area code

What is the location of area code 240?

Area code 240 is located in western Maryland and covers Germantown, Silver Spring, Waldorf, Frederick, and Rockville. It is an overlay for area code 301 and serves the same area.

What timezone does the area code 240 belong to?

The 240 Area Code is located in the EasternTimezone.

What is the main city in area code 240?

Germantown, historic residential section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., extending for more than a mile along Germantown Avenue (formerly High Street). The site was first settled by German Pietists led by Francis Daniel Pastorius in 1683, and the development of handicraft industries (weaving, tanning, and wagon building) led to prosperity. There William Rittenhouse built (1690) the first paper mill in the British colonies; Christopher Sower and his son established one of the colonies’ largest printing presses (1738) and printed America’s first European-language Bible (1743); and Jacob Bey, an employee of Sower, was the first colonial manufacturer of printed type. On October 4, 1777, George Washington’s Continental Army unsuccessfully fought the Battle of Germantown in an effort to break the defenses of British-occupied Philadelphia.

What area codes are nearby 240?

540 (Roanoke, VA);

571/703 (Arlington, VA);

724 (New Castle, PA);

757 (Virginia Beach, VA);

804 (Richmond, VA);

814 (Erie, PA);

878 (Pittsburgh, PA);202 (District of Columbia);

223/717 (Lancaster, PA);

240/301 (Germantown, MD);

304/681 (West Virginia);

410/443/667 (Baltimore, MD);

434 (Lynchburg, VA);

484/610 (Allentown, PA);

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