862 Area Code

Here is everything you need to know about 862 area code and its applicable region.
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Brief introduction of 862 area code

It is somehow alarming when you receive a call from a new area code. You might be thinking that the calls is linked with scammers, or where is the call coming from. The area code 862 is a unique code created to provide service to a specific area across North America. Below are some information that you might wanna know about the area code 862.

862 area code

What is an 862 area code?

862 was first put in service December 29, 2001. It was created from area code 973.

What is the location of area code 862?

Area code 862 is located in northern New Jersey and covers Newark, Paterson, Clifton, Passaic, and East Orange. It is an overlay for area code 973 and serves the same area.

What timezone is used for area code 862?

The 862 Area Code is located in the EasternTimezone.

What is the major city covered by area code 862?

Newark, city, New Castle county, northern Delaware, U.S. It lies just west-southwest of Wilmington. The community developed in the late 1680s around the New Worke Quaker meetinghouse, which served as an early crossroads meeting place for travelers. Nearby Cooch’s Bridge on Christina Creek was the scene (September 3, 1777) of the only significant battle of the American Revolution fought in the state. An early industrial enterprise in the locality was a paper mill built before 1798 on White Clay Creek. Newark’s industries now include the manufacture of vulcanized fibre, concrete products, and processed foods and the assembly of automobiles. Newark is the seat of the University of Delaware (founded 1743 in New London, Pennsylvania, and transferred to Newark in 1765). Inc. town, 1887; city, 1951. Pop. (2000) 28,547; (2008 est.) 29,886.

Which area codes are closest to 862?

201/551 (Jersey City, NJ);

272/570 (Scranton, PA);

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

845 (New City, NY);862/973 (Newark, NJ);

908 (Elizabeth, NJ);

917 (New York, NY);

Is area code 862 a fraud?

There are cases that scammers uses 862 numbers to call you or ring your mobile phone once. This is called "one-ring" phone scam, which they expect you to call them back. If you call them back, there is a possiblity that you will be charged with a fee for connecting or for calling.

Are telephonic calls from 862 toll free?

The area code 862 is not a toll free area. The company or business that you received telecommunication services applies charges. The cost of the charge may vary on the kind of services you acquired. To know more about this information, you may ask the company for the conditions and agreements of their services.

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