Area Code 228 History:
Area code 228 was put into service on 09/15/1997. Area code 228 was created from a split of area code 601.
Counties in Mississippi within area code 228 include:
Hancock County, Harrison County, and Jackson County.
Major cities or places in Mississippi within area code 228 include:
Area code 228 serves the gulf coast of Mississippi including the larger cities and communities of Biloxi, Gautier, Gulfport, Long Beach, Moss Point, Ocean Springs and Pascagoula, in addition to many smaller communities.