Tempe, AZ is currently using one area code which is area code 480. Area code 480 was created from a split of area code 602 in 1999.
In addition to Tempe, AZ area code 480 serves the eastern metropolitian area of Phoenix including the larger cities and communities of Chandler, Fountain Hills, Gilbert, Mesa, Paradise Valley, Scottsdale and Tempe in addition to many smaller communities.
Tempe, AZ is located in Maricopa County and observes the Mountain Time Zone and does not use daylight saving time. View our Times by Area Code tool.