Area Code 214
Texas Area Code 214 is officially in Texas
(210 and 726) - (214 and 469 and 945 and 972)
(512 and 737) - (817 and 682)
(281 and 346 and 713 and 832) - (903 and 430)
Area Code 214 History:
Area code 214 was officially put into service on 01/01/1947. In 1953 area code 214 was split to form area code a portion of area code 817. In 1990 area code 214 was split to form area code 903. In 1996 area code 214 was split to form area code 972. In 1999 area codes 214 and 972 were merged and overlaid with area code 469.
Area code 945 was officially put into service as an overlay of area codes 214, 469, and 972 effective January 15, 2021. Ten digit dialing (area code + seven digit number) is necessary in the 214/469/972/945 overlay because different homes in the same geographic area can have the same seven digit phone number but each would have a different area code.
Counties in Texas officially within area code 214 include:
Major cities or places in Texas officially within area code 214 include:
Area codes 214 and 469 and 945 and 972 serve much of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area including the larger communities of Allen, Carrollton, Cedar Hill, Coppell, Crandall, Dallas, Desoto, Duncanville, Farmers Branch, Flower Mound, Frisco, Garland, Grand Prairie, Irving, Lancaster, Lavon, Lewisville, Mckinney, Mesquite, Plano, Richardson, Rowlett, The Colony, University Park, and Waxahachie, in addition to many smaller communities.