Area Code 901 History:
Area code 901 was put into service. Area code 901 has been split 2 times. In 1954 area code 901 was split to form area code 615. In 2001 area code 901 was split to form area code 731.
Counties in Tennessee within area code 901 include:
Fayette County, Shelby County, and Tipton County.
Major cities or places in Tennessee within area code 901 include:
Area code 901 serves the southwest corner of Tennessee including Memphis, the largest city in Tennessee, and its surrounding suburbs within the Memphis Metropolitian area including the larger cities and communities of Bartlett, Collierville, Covington, Germantown, Memphis, and Somerville in addition to many smaller communities within the area code 901 service area.