Buffalo, NY is currently using one area code which is area code 716. Area Code 716 was created in 1947 and was one of the original area codes assigned to New York.
In addition to Buffalo, NY area code 716 serves Buffalo and the surrounding communities including, Cheektowaga, Dunkirk, Jamestown, Lockport, Niagara Falls, North Tonawanda, Tonawanda, and West Seneca in addition to many smaller communities within the service area.
Buffalo, NY is located in Erie County and observes the Eastern Time Zone. View our Times by Area Code tool.