Area Code 863 History:
Area code 863 was put into service. Area code 863 was created from a split of area code 941.
Counties in Florida within area code 863 include:
DeSoto County, Glades County, Hardee County, Hendry County, Highlands County, Okeechobee County, and Polk County.
Major cities or places in Florida within area code 863 include:
Area code 863 serves a large geographic portion of central Florida and the Florida Heartand, including the larger cities and communities of Bartow, Clewiston, Lakeland, Lake Wales, Sebring and Winter Haven, in addition to many smaller communities within the area code 863 service area.