Area Code 562 History:
Area code 562 was put into service. Area code 562 was created from a split of area code 310.
Counties in California within area code 562 include:
Los Angeles County and Orange County.
Major cities or places in California within area code 562 include:
Area code 562 serves most of southeastern Los Angeles County including the larger cities and communities of Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, La Habra, La Mirada, Lakewood, Long Beach, Norwalk, Paramount, Pico Rivera, Seal Beach, South Whittier, West Whittier, and Whittier in addition to many smaller communities within the area code 562 service area.