Area Code 276 History:
Area code 276 was put into service. Area code 276 was created from a split of area code 540.
Counties in Virginia within area code 276 include:
Bland, Buchanan, Carroll, Dickenson, Galax City, Grayson, Henry, Lee, Martinsville City, Norton City, Patrick, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise, and Wythe.
Major cities or places in Virginia within area code 276 include:
Area code 276 serves the southwestern portions of Virginia including the larger cities of Abingdon, Bluefield, Bristol, Galax, Martinsville, and Wytheville in addition to many smaller communities.