Area Code 838
Area Code 838 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 838 History:
In service 09/19/2017
Area code 838 was officially put into service as an all services overlay of area code 518. Effective 08/19/2017 ten digit dialing (area code + seven digit number) became necessary in the 518/838 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 838 include:
Albany County, Clinton County, Columbia County, Dutchess County, Essex County, Franklin County, Fulton County, Greene County, Hamilton County, Montgomery County, Rensselaer County, Saint Lawrence County, Saratoga County, Schenectady County, Schoharie County, Warren County, and Washington County.
Major cities or places in New York within area code 838 include:
Area code 838 serves most of northeastern New York State including the larger cities and communities of Albany, Rotterdam, Saratoga Springs, Schenectady, and Troy in addition to many smaller communities within the service area.