Area Code 508 History:
Area code 508 was put into service. Area code 508 was created from a split of area code 617. In 1997 area code 508 was split to form area code 978. In 2001 area code 508 was overlaid with area code 774.
Counties in Massachusetts within area code 508 include:
Barnstable County, Bristol County, Dukes County, Middlesex County, Nantucket County, Norfolk County, Plymouth County, and Worcester County.
Major cities or places in Massachusetts within area code 508 include:
Area codes 508 and 774 serve the larger communities of Barnstable, Brockton, Dartmouth, Easton, Fall River, Framingham, Franklin, Marlborough, Milford, New Bedford, Plymouth, Taunton and Worcester, as well as, many smaller communities in southeastern Massachusetts.