Area Code 850
Area Code 850 is in Florida
(407 and 321 and 689) - (954 and 754) - (305 and 786)
Area Code 850 History:
Area code 850 was officially put into service. Area code 850 was created from a split of area code 904.
Area code 448 has been approved as an all services overlay of area code 850 effective March 20, 2021. Effective February 20, 2021 ten digit dialing (area code + seven digit number) will be necessary in the 850/448 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 Florida within area code 850 include:
Bay County, Calhoun County, Escambia County, Franklin County, Gadsden County, Gulf County, Holmes County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Liberty County, Madison County, Okaloosa County, Santa Rosa County, Taylor County, Wakulla County, Walton County, and Washington County.
Major cities or places in Florida within area code 850 include:
Area code 850 serves the southern portion of the Panhandle area of Florida, including the larger cities and communities of Brent, Ferry Pass, Fort Walton Beach, Gulf Breeze, Navarre, Panama City, Pensacola, Tallahassee, Valparaiso in addition to many smaller communities within the area code 850 service area.