Area Code 916
Area Code 916 is in California
(310 and 424) - (341 and 510)
(415 and 628) - (408 and 669
(714 and 657) - (760 and 442)
(818 and 747) - (820 and 805)
(916 and 279)
Area Code 916 History:
Area code 916 was officially put into service. In 1958 area code 916 was split to form area code 209. In 1997 area code 916 was split to form area code 530.
On March 10, 2018 area code 279 was officially put into service as an all services overlay of area code 916. Effective 02/10/2018 ten digit dialing (area code + seven digit number) became necessary in the 916/279 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 California within area code 916 include:
El Dorado County, Placer County, Sacramento County, and Yolo County.
Major cities or places in California within area code 916 include:
Area code 916 serves the Sacramento metropolitan area including the larger cities and communities of Arden-Arcade, Carmichael, Citrus Heights, Elk Grove, Fair Oaks, Folsom, La Riviera, Orangevale, Rancho Cordova, Rocklin, Rosemont, Roseville, Sacramento, and West Sacramento in addition to many smaller communities within the area code 916 service area.