Boaz, AL uses two area codes which are area codes 256 and 938. Area code 256 was split from area code 205 in 1998 and the 938 overlay was put into service on July 10, 2010. Ten digit dialing (area code + seven digit number) is necessary because two different homes in the same geographic area can have the same seven digit phone number but each would have a different area code.
In addition to Boaz, AL area codes 256 and 938 serve northern Alabama and parts of eastern Alabama including the larger cities and communities of Anniston, Decatur, Florence, Fort Payne, Gadsden, Huntsville, and Madison in addition to many smaller communities.
Boaz, AL is located in Etowah County and observes the Central Time Zone.
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