Area Code 839
(843 and 854) - (803 and 839)
Area Code 839 History:
Area code 839 was officially put into service as an all services overlay of area code 803. Ten digit dialing (area code + seven digit number) is necessary in the 803/839 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 South Carolina within area code 839 include:
Aiken County, Allendale County, Bamberg County, Barnwell County, Calhoun County, Chester County, Clarendon County, Edgefield County, Fairfield County, Hampton County, Kershaw County, Lancaster County, Lee County, Lexington County, Newberry County, Orangeburg County, Richland County, Saluda County, Sumter County, Union County, and York County.
Major cities or places in South Carolina within area code 839 include:
Area code 839 will cover most of central South Carolina including the larger cities and communities of Aiken, Columbia, Rock Hill and Sumter in addition to many smaller communities within the area code 839 service area.