248 Area Code
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Brief introduction of 248 area code
When you receive a call from an unknown area code you get skeptical most of the time. With the number of spammers, scammers, telemarketers, it has just become very overwhelming. Here we will talk about area code 248.
What is area code 248?
248 was first put in service May 10, 1997. It was created from area code 810. In 2002, area code 947 was created and is currently an overlay to 248.
Where does area code 248 come from?
Area code 248 is located in Michigan and covers Troy, Farmington Hills, Southfield, Rochester Hills, and Pontiac. It has a single overlay (947) that serves the same area.
What is the timezone of area code 248?
The 248 Area Code is located in the EasternTimezone.
What is the major city in area code 248?
Troy, city, seat (1839) of Pike county, southeastern Alabama, U.S., about 50 miles (80 km) southeast of Montgomery. Originally known as Deer Stand Hill (an Indian hunting ground) and first settled about 1824, it was later known as Zebulon and then Centreville before being renamed Troy (1838), either for Troy, New York, or for Alexander Troy, a Montgomery resident. An old military road (completed 1824) passes through it.
Area codes in the neighborhood
226/519/548 (London, ON);
248/947 (Troy, MI);
313 (Detroit, MI);
517 (Lansing, MI);586 (Warren, MI);
734 (Ann Arbor, MI);
810 (Flint, MI);
989 (Saginaw, MI);
Is an area code 248 phone call a scam?
Mostly yes. The area code 248 is associated with landlines located in Oakland County, Michigan. If you receive a phone call from the area code 248 it would probably be a legit call, not a scammer. However, scammers find new ways to scam people every single day. That is why it is important to be vigilant when receiving a call from an unknown number no matter what the area code is. And be sure to never give up any personal information, bank account number, credit card numbers, etc. to any known caller ever.
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