Area Code 805 History:
Area code 805 was put into service. Area code 805 was created from a split of area code 213. In 1999 area code 805 was split to form area code 661.
Counties in California within area code 805 include:
Monterey County, San Luis Obispo County, Santa Barbara County, and Ventura County.
Major cities or places in California within area code 805 include:
Area code 805 serves the larger cities and communities of Atascadero, Camarillo, Goleta, Lompoc, Moorpark, Orcutt, Oxnard, Port Hueneme, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, Santa Paula, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, and Vanderberg AFB, in addition to many smaller communities within the area code 805 service area.