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What is the 540 area code?

540 was first put in service July 15, 1995. It was created from area code 703. 540 was split in 2001 creating the need to update some of the phone numbers to area code 276.

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Where is area code 540 located?

Area code 540 is located in northern Virginia and covers Roanoke, Harrisonburg, and Blacksburg. It is the only area code that serves the area.

What timezone does the area code 540 belong to?

The 540 Area Code is located in the EasternTimezone.

What is the main city in area code 540?

Roanoke, city, administratively independent of, but located in, Roanoke county, southwestern Virginia, U.S. It lies on the Roanoke River, at the southern end of the Shenandoah Valley, between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny mountains, 148 miles (238 km) west of Richmond. Settled in 1740, it developed after 1882, when it became a junction of the Shenandoah Valley Railroad and the Norfolk and Western Railroad, offering an outlet for the coal deposits of Virginia and West Virginia. Chartered in 1874 it was known as the town of Big Lick but was renamed Roanoke (1882) for the Indian term for shell money or for a nearby salt marsh. Large railroad shops and offices were built, and the arrival of the Virginia Railroad, in 1906, assured further growth. Fabricated steel and textile industries were established. The expansion of truck lines and the city’s location near the scenic Skyline Drive and Blue Ridge Parkway have sustained the economy. Manufactures now include railroad cars, metal and steel products, electrical equipment, clothing, chemicals, and furniture.

Which area code is closest to 540?

434 (Lynchburg, VA);

540 (Roanoke, VA);

571/703 (Arlington, VA);

757 (Virginia Beach, VA);

804 (Richmond, VA);202 (District of Columbia);

220/740 (Newark, OH);

240/301 (Germantown, MD);

276 (Bristol, VA);

304/681 (West Virginia);

410/443/667 (Baltimore, MD);

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