Area Code 716
Area Code 716 is in New York
(212, 332, 646 and 917) - (315 and 680)
(363 and 516) - (631 and 934) - (518 and 838)
(718, 347, 917 and 929)
Area Code 716 History:
Area code 716 was officially put into service. Area code 716 was one of the original area codes assigned to the state of New York. In 1954 area code 716 was split to form a portion of area code 607. In 2001 area code 716 was split to form area code 585.
The New York Public Service Commission has announced area code 624 will be put into service as an all services overlay of area code 716 with an in service date of 11/16/2023. Area code 624 will only become available to subscribers when all assignable central office codes in area code 716 are assigned. Ten digit dialing (area code + seven digit number) will be necessary in the 716/624 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 New York within area code 716 include:
Erie County, Chautaugua County, and Niagara County.
Major cities or places in New York within area code 716 include:
Area code 716 serves Buffalo and the surrounding communities including, Cheektowaga, Dunkirk, Jamestown, Lockport, Niagara Falls, North Tonawanda, Tonawanda, and West Seneca in addition to many smaller communities within the service area.