McAllen, TX is currently using one area code which is area code 956. Area Code 956 was created from a split of area code 210 and put into service on July 7, 1997.
In addition to McAllen, TX area code 956 serves the southern tip of Texas including the larger cities and communities of Brownsville, Edinburg, Harlingen, Laredo, Mcallen, Mission, Pharr, San Benito, San Juan, and Weslaco in addition to many smaller communities within the service area.
McAllen, TX is located in Hidalgo County and observes the Central Time Zone.
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