Area Code 828 History:
Area code 828 was put into service. Area code 828 was created from a split of area code 704.
Counties in North Carolina within area code 828 include:
Alexander County, Avery County, Buncombe County, Burke County, Caldwell County, Catawba County, Cherokee County, Clay County, Cleveland County, Graham County, Haywood County, Henderson County, Jackson County, Macon County, Madison County, McDowell County, Mitchell County, Polk County, Rutherford County, Swain County, Transylvania County, Watauga County, and Yancey County.
Major cities or places in North Carolina within area code 828 include:
Area code 828 serves western North Carolina including the larger cities and communities of Asheville, Conover, Hendersonville, Hickory, Lenoir, Marion, Morganton and Newtown in addition to many smaller communities within the area code 828 service area.