Area Code 214 History:
Area code 214 was put into service on 01/01/1947. In 1953 area code 214 was split to form area code a portion of area code 817. In 1990 area code 214 was split to form area code 903. In 1996 area code 214 was split to form area code 972. In 1999 area codes 214 and 972 were merged and overlaid with area code 469.
Counties in Texas within area code 214 include:
Major cities or places in Texas within area code 214 include:
Area codes 214 and 469 and 972 serve much of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitian area including the larger communities of Allen, Carrollton, Cedar Hill, Coppell, Crandall, Dallas, Desoto, Duncanville, Farmers Branch, Flower Mound, Frisco, Garland, Grand Prairie, Irving, Lancaster, Lavon, Lewisville, Mckinney, Mesquite, Plano, Richardson, Rowlett, The Colony, University Park, and Waxahachie, in addition to many smaller communities.