Richmond, VA is currently using one area code which is area code 804. Area Code 804 was created from a split of area code 703 and put into service on June 24, 1973.
In addition to Richmond, VA area code 804 serves the Richmond metropolitan area including the larger cities of Hopewell, Mechanicsville, Petersburg, Richmond, and Tuckahoe in addition to many smaller communities.
Richmond, VA is an independent city (not located in a county) and observes the Eastern Time Zone. View our Times by Area Code tool.