Area Code 202

Area Code 202 is in
Washington, DC

202



Area Code 202 History:

Changes and History of Washington, DC Area Codes:

01/01/1947
Area code 202 was officially put into service.

Area code 202 is used exclusively inside of the District of Columbia.

11/09/2021
Area code 771 will be put into service on 11/09/2021 as an all services overlay of area code 202. Ten digit dialing (area code + seven digit number) will be necessary in the 202/771 overlay effective October 9, 2021 because different homes in the same geographic area can have the same seven digit phone number but each would have a different area code.

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