Area Code 879

Area Code 879 is in
Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador Area Code Overlays
(709 and 879

Area Code 879 History:


Area code 879 was put into service as an all services overlay of area code 709 on 02/17/2024. Ten digit dialing (area code + seven digit number) is necessary in the 709/879 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.

Major cities or places in Newfoundland and Labrador within area code 879 include:

Area code 879 serves the larger communities of Bay Roberts, Carbonear, Clarenville, Conception Bay South, Corner Brook, Gander, Grand Falls-Windsor, Labrador City, St. John's, Stephenville and Twillingate in addition to many smaller communities throughout Newfoundland and Labrador.

Newfoundland and Labrador Area Code Map