Area Code 780 History:
Area code 780 was put into service. Area code 780 was created from a split of area code 403. On 09/19/2008 Area code 587 was put into service as an overlay of area codes 403 and 780.
Area code 825 has been approved by the Canadian Numbering Administrator as an overlay on two existing area code overlays (780 and 587) and (403 and 587) with an implementation date of April 19, 2016.
Major cities or places in Alberta within area code 780 include:
Area codes 780 and 587 cover the northern portions of Alberta including Edmonton, Bonnyville, Camrose, Drayton Valley, Fort McMurray, Fort Saskatchewan, Grande Prairie, Jasper, Lloydminster (Alberta portion), Peace River, Saint Albert, Sherwood Park, Wetaskiwin and Whitecourt in addition to many smaller communities within the service area.