Area Code 480 History:
Area code 480 was put into service. Area code 480 was created from a split of area code 602.
Counties in Arizona within area code 480 include:
Maricopa County and Pinal County.
Major cities or places in Arizona within area code 480 include:
Area code 480 serves the eastern metropolitian area of Phoenix including the larger cities and communities of Chandler, Fountain Hills, Gilbert, Mesa, Paradise Valley, Scottsdale and Tempe in addition to many smaller communities.