Area Code 205
256 and 938
Area Code 205 History:
Area code 205 was put into service on 01/01/1947. Area code 205 has been split 2 times. In 1995 area code 205 was split to form area code 334. In 1998 area code 205 was split to form area code 256.
Area code 659, which is assigned as an overlay of area code 205, does not have an implementation date established at this time.
Counties in Alabama within area code 205 include:
Autauga County, Bibb County, Blount County, Chilton County, Choctaw County, Etowah County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Greene County, Hale County, Jefferson County, Lamar County, Marion County, Pickens County, Saint Clair County, Shelby County, Sumter County, Tuscaloosa County, Walker County, and Winston County.
Major cities or places in Alabama within area code 205 include:
Area code 205 serves west central Alabama including the communities of Alabaster, Bessemer, Birmingham, Center Point, Homewood, Hover, Jasper, Mountain Brook, Tuscalloosa, and Vestavia Hills in addition to many smaller communities.