Area Code 817 History:
Area code 817 was put into service. Area code 817 was created from a split of area code 214 and area code 915. In 1957 area code 817 was split to form a portion of area code 806. In 1997 area code 817 was split to form area codes 254 and 940. In 2000 area code 817 was overlaid with area code 682.
Counties in Texas within area code 817 include:
Denton County, Hood County, Johnson County, Parker County, and Tarrant County.
Major cities or places in Texas within area code 817 include:
Area codes 817 and 682 serve the Fort Worth metropolitian area, including the larger cities and communities of Arlington, Bedford, Benbrook, Burleson, Cleburne, Flower Mound, Fort Worth, Grand Prairie, Haltom City, Hurst, Keller, Mansfield, North Richland Hills, Southlake, and Watauga in addition to many smaller communities within the area codes 817 and 682 overlay service area.