Area Code 705
Area Code 705 is in Ontario
(289 and 365 and 742 and 905) - (416 and 437 and 647)
(226 and 519 and 548) - (343 and 613 and 753) - (249 and 683 and 705)
Area Code 705 History:
Area code 705 was officially put into service. Area code 705 was created from a split of area codes 613 and 519. In 1962 area code 705 was split to form area code 807. Area code 249 was officially put into service as an area code overlay of area code 705 effective 03/19/2011.
Area code 683 was put into service as an all services overlay covering the two existing area code overlays (249 and 705). Ten digit dialing is already necessary in the existing 249 and 705 overlay and this will be extended to area code 683. Ten digit dialing (area code + seven digit number) is necessary when two or more area codes cover the same geographic area.
Major cities or places in Ontario within area code 705 include:
Area codes 705, 249 and 683 cover portions of central and northeastern Ontario, including the larger communities of Barrie, Bracebridge, Collingwood, Greater Sudbury, Haliburton, Hearst, Huntsville, Lindsay, Midland, North Bay, Orillia, Peterborough, Sault Ste. Marie, Timmins, and Temiskaming Shores in addition to many smaller communities within the service area.
Read more about ten digit dialing.