Area Code 519 History:
Area code 519 was put into service. Area code 519 was created from a split of area codes 416 and 613. In 1957 area code 519, along with area code 613, was split to form area code 705. In 2006 area code 519 was overlaid with area code 226.
Major cities or places in Ontario within area code 519 include:
Area codes 519 and 226 cover most of southwest Ontario including the larger communities of Brantford, Cambridge, Chatham, Clinton, Guelph, Kitchener-Waterloo, Leamington, London, Orangeville, Owen Sound, Sarnia, Stratford, Windsor and Woodstock in addition to many smaller communities within the 519 and 226 service area.