Area Code 959
(203 and 475) and (860 and 959)
Area Code 959 History:
Area code 959 was officially put into service as an overlay of area code 860.
Ten digit dialing (area code + seven digit number) is necessary in the 860/959 overlay because two 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 Connecticut within area code 959 include:
Hartford County, Litchfield County, Middlesex County, New London County, Tolland County, and Windham County.
Major cities or places in Connecticut within area code 959 include:
Area code 959 covers most of Connecticut including the larger cities and communities of Bristol, Central Manchester, East Hartford, Hartford, Middletown, New Britian, New London, Norwich, Torrington, West Hartford and Wethersfield in addition to many smaller communities within the area code 959 service area.