Area Code 252 History:
Area code 252 was put into service. Area code 252 was created from a split of area code 919.
Counties in North Carolina within area code 252 include:
Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Perquimans, Pitt, Tyrrell, Vance, Warren, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson.
Major cities or places in North Carolina within area code 252 include:
Area code 252 serves northeastern North Carolina including the larger cities and communities of Greenville, Kinston, New Bern, Rocky Mount and Wilson in addition to many smaller communities.