Area Code 704 History:
Area code 704 was put into service. Area code 704 has been split 2 times. In 1954 area code 704 was split to form area code 919. In 1998 area code 704 was split to form area code 828. In 2001 area code 704 was overlaid with area code 980.
Counties in North Carolina within area code 704 include:
Alexander County, Anson County, Cabarrus County, Cleveland County, Gaston County, Guilford County, Iredell County, Lincoln County, Mecklenburg County, Rowan County, Stanly County, and Union County.
Major cities or places in North Carolina within area code 704 include:
area codes 704 and 980 serve an area in south central North Carolina that includes most of the Charlotte metropolitian area including the larger cities and communities of Charlotte, Concord, Gastonia, Huntersville, Kannapolis, Matthews, Monroe, Salisbury, Statesville in addition to many smaller communities within the area codes 704 and 980 overlay service area.