Quebec Area Code 873
(418 and 581) - (450 and 579)
(514 and 438) - (819 and 873)
Area Code 873 History:
Area code 873 was put into service. Area code 873 is an overlay of area code 819. Mandatory 10 digit dialing is required.
Ten digit dialing (area code + seven digit number) is necessary in the 819/873 overlay because two different homes in the same geographic area can have the same seven digit phone number but each would have a different area code.
Major cities or places in Quebec within area code 873 include:
Area codes 873 and 819 cover portions of central and western Quebec including the communities Drummondville, Gatineau, Magog, Rouyn-Noranda, Shawinigan, Sherbrooke, Trois-Rivières, Val-d'Or, and Victoriaville in addition to many smaller communities within the area codes 873 and 819 overlay service area.