Area Code 804 History:
Area code 804 was put into service. Area code 804 was created from a split of area code 703. In 1996 area code 804 was split to form area code 757. In 2001 area code 804 was split to form area code 434.
Counties in Virginia within area code 804 include:
Amelia County, Caroline County, Charles City County, Chesterfield County, Colonial Heights City County, Cumberland County, Dinwiddie County, Essex County, Gloucester County, Goochland County, Hanover County, Henrico County, Hopewell City County, King and Queen County, King William County, Lancaster County, Mathews County, Middlesex County, New Kent County, Northumberland County, Petersburg City County, Powhatan County, Prince George County, Richmond County, Richmond City County, Sussex County, and Westmoreland County.
Major cities or places in Virginia within area code 804 include:
Area code 804 serves the Richmond metropolitan area including the larger cities of Hopewell, Mechanicsville, Petersburg, Richmond, and Tuckahoe in addition to many smaller communities within the area code 804 service area.