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What is the 601 area code?

601 is one of the original 86 area codes created by AT&T and the Bell System in 1947. It originally served the entire state of Mississippi. 601 was split in 1997 creating the need to update some of the phone numbers to area code 228, and again in 1999 to create area code 662. In 2005, area code 769 was created and is currently an overlay to 601.

601 area code

Where is area code 601 ?

Area code 601 serves central and southern Mississippi except the Gulf Coast. It includes the cities of Jackson, Hattiesburg, and Meridian. It has a single overlay (769) that serves the same area.

What timezone does the area code 601 belong to?

The 601 Area Code is located in the CentralTimezone.

What is the main city in area code 601?

Jackson, city, seat (1821) of Madison county, western Tennessee, U.S. It lies about 80 miles (130 km) northeast of Memphis. The area was settled about 1819 as a port on the Forked Deer River and developed as a cotton depot and railroad junction. First called Alexandria, the community was renamed in 1822 to honour General (later President) Andrew Jackson. It was used as a supply point by both Confederate and Union troops during the American Civil War and was the site of a minor engagement (December 19, 1862) led by Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest.

What are some of the area codes around 601?

205 (Birmingham, AL);

225 (Baton Rouge, LA);

228 (Gulfport, MS);

251 (Mobile, AL);

318 (Shreveport, LA);337 (Lafayette, LA);

601/769 (Jackson, MS);

662 (Southaven, MS);

985 (Houma, LA);

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