Area Code 404
(404 and 678 and 470) - (770 and 678 and 470)
(706 and 762)
Area Code 404 History:
Area code 404 was officially put into service. In 1954 area code 404 was split to form area code 912. In 1992 area code 404 was split to form area code 706. In 1995 area code 404 was split to form area code 770. In 1998 area code 404 was overlaid with area code 678 and in 2010 area code 404 was overlaid with area code 470. This resulted in an area code overlay complex of 404, 470, 678 and 770. Ten digit dialing is mandatory in area code 404.
The Georgia Public Service Commission has approved area code 943 as an all services overlay of area codes 404,470,678 and 770 with an implementation date of 08/15/2022.
Counties in Georgia within area code 404 include:
Clayton County, Dekalb County, and Fulton County.
Major cities or places in Georgia within area code 404 include:
Area codes 470, 678 and 404 serve the city of Atlanta and the portion of the Atlanta Metropolitan Area that is inside the I-285 perimeter highway which encircles Atlanta, including the larger cities and communities of Candler-Mcafee, College Park, East Point, Forest Park, North Atlanta, Sandy Springs, and Tucker in addition to many smaller communities. Areas outside the I-285 perimeter highway which encircles Atlanta are assigned area codes 470, 678 and 770.