Area Code 585 History:
Area code 585 was put into service. Area code 585 was created from a split of area code 716.
Counties in New York within area code 585 include:
Allegany County, Genesee County, Livingston County, Monroe County, Ontario County, Orleans County, Steuben County, Wyoming County, and Yates County.
Major cities or places in New York within area code 585 include:
Area code 585 serves the city of Rochester and the surrounding area in western New York State including the larger cities and towns of Albion, Batavia, Brighton, Irondequoit, and Medina, in addition to many smaller communities within the area code 585 service area.