253 Area Code

State: Washington

  • Admission to Statehood:
    November 11, 1889 (42nd State)
  • Area:
    • Area: 71,303 sq.mi (184,674 sq.km.), 18th
    • Land: 66,582 sq.mi. (172,447 sq.km.), 20th
    • Water: 4,721 sq.mi. (12,227 sq.km.), 11th
    • Coastline: 157 mi. (253 km.), 12th
    • Shoreline: 3,026 mi. (4,870 km.), 10th
  • Constitution:
    Washington's Constitution , 42nd State
  • Capital City:
    Olympia
  • Nickname:
    The Evergreen State
  • Population (2013):
    6,971,406; Rank: 13 of 50 | Population Quick Facts

Area Code 253

Map:

Area Code Prefix Usage Primary City Carrier Introduced
253 (253) 200- Landline Puyallup Level 3 Communications 12/10/2002
253 (253) 202- Wireless Milton Sprint Spectrum L.p. 06/30/2001
253 (253) 203- Landline Tacoma Mcleodusa Telecommunications Services- Wa 06/30/2001
253 (253) 204- Landline Auburn Broadvox-clec 03/26/2013
253 (253) 205- Landline Tacoma Level 3 Communications 03/03/2001
253 (253) 207- Landline Tacoma Qwest Corporation 04/01/1997
253 (253) 208- Wireless Tacoma Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless 04/01/1997
253 (253) 209- Wireless Tacoma New Cingular Wireless PCS 04/01/1997
253 (253) 210- Landline Graham Broadwing Communications 07/22/1999
253 (253) 212- Landline Tacoma Teleport Communications America 03/20/2001
253 (253) 213- Wireless Tacoma T-mobile Usa 12/19/2013
253 (253) 214- Landline Des Moines Xo Washington 03/29/2001
253 (253) 215- Landline Roy Comcast Phone Of Washington/oregon 02/18/2005
253 (253) 216- Landline Kent Mcleodusa Telecommunications Services- Wa 06/30/2001
253 (253) 217- Wireless Auburn Sprint Spectrum L.p. 02/13/2001
253 (253) 218- Landline Burien Integra Telecom Of Washington 01/24/2001
253 (253) 219- Wireless Tacoma New Cingular Wireless PCS 04/01/1997
253 (253) 220- Landline Kent Pac - West Telecomm 01/22/2001
253 (253) 221- Wireless Milton Sprint Spectrum L.p. 06/13/2000
253 (253) 222- Wireless Tacoma T-mobile Usa 04/16/2001
253 (253) 223- Wireless Tacoma T-mobile Usa 04/16/2001
253 (253) 224- Wireless Tacoma T-mobile Usa 04/16/2001
253 (253) 225- Wireless Gig Harbor Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless 04/01/1997
253 (253) 226- Wireless Tacoma T-mobile Usa 01/14/2000
253 (253) 227- Wireless Tacoma T-mobile Usa 01/14/2000
253 (253) 228- Wireless Tacoma T-mobile Usa 01/14/2000
253 (253) 229- Wireless Tacoma New Cingular Wireless PCS 04/01/1997
253 (253) 230- Wireless Tacoma T-mobile Usa 01/14/2000
253 (253) 231- Landline Milton Broadwing Communications 07/22/1999
253 (253) 232- Wireless Tacoma T-mobile Usa 01/14/2000
253 (253) 233- Wireless Tacoma Usa Mobility Wireless 01/23/2001
253 (253) 234- Landline Kent Xo Washington 03/29/2001
253 (253) 235- Landline Milton Level 3 Communications 08/27/2002
253 (253) 236- Landline Kent Level 3 Communications 08/27/2002
253 (253) 237- Landline Des Moines Integra Telecom Of Washington 01/24/2001
253 (253) 238- Landline Tacoma Broadwing Communications 07/22/1999
253 (253) 239- Landline Kent Broadwing Communications 07/22/1999
253 (253) 241- Wireless Tacoma New Cingular Wireless PCS 08/20/2000
253 (253) 242- Landline Milton International Telcom, Ltd. 06/13/2000
253 (253) 243- Landline Kent International Telcom, Ltd. 06/13/2000
253 (253) 244- Wireless Tacoma Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless 06/11/2013
253 (253) 245- Landline Auburn Bandwidth.com Clec 01/28/2003
253 (253) 246- Landline Kent Eschelon Telecom Of Washington 01/28/2003
253 (253) 248- Landline Milton Electric Lightwave DBA Integra Telecom 02/28/2001
253 (253) 249- Landline Auburn Eschelon Telecom Of Washington 02/28/2001
253 (253) 250- Landline Kent Integra Telecom Of Washington 07/10/2001
253 (253) 251- Landline Puyallup Allegiance Telecom Of Washington 07/30/2001
253 (253) 252- Landline Milton Electric Lightwave DBA Integra Telecom 01/28/2003
253 (253) 254- Landline Tacoma Electric Lightwave DBA Integra Telecom 01/28/2003
253 (253) 255- Wireless Auburn Sprint Spectrum L.p. 06/20/2002
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 200-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Puyallup
Carrier: Level 3 Communications
Introduced: 12/10/2002
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 202-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Milton
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 06/30/2001
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 203-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Tacoma
Carrier: Mcleodusa Telecommunications Services- Wa
Introduced: 06/30/2001
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 204-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Auburn
Carrier: Broadvox-clec
Introduced: 03/26/2013
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 205-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Tacoma
Carrier: Level 3 Communications
Introduced: 03/03/2001
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 207-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Tacoma
Carrier: Qwest Corporation
Introduced: 04/01/1997
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 208-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Tacoma
Carrier: Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced: 04/01/1997
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 209-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Tacoma
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS
Introduced: 04/01/1997
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 210-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Graham
Carrier: Broadwing Communications
Introduced: 07/22/1999
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 212-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Tacoma
Carrier: Teleport Communications America
Introduced: 03/20/2001
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 213-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Tacoma
Carrier: T-mobile Usa
Introduced: 12/19/2013
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 214-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Des Moines
Carrier: Xo Washington
Introduced: 03/29/2001
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 215-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Roy
Carrier: Comcast Phone Of Washington/oregon
Introduced: 02/18/2005
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 216-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Kent
Carrier: Mcleodusa Telecommunications Services- Wa
Introduced: 06/30/2001
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 217-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Auburn
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 02/13/2001
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 218-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Burien
Carrier: Integra Telecom Of Washington
Introduced: 01/24/2001
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 219-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Tacoma
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS
Introduced: 04/01/1997
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 220-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Kent
Carrier: Pac - West Telecomm
Introduced: 01/22/2001
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 221-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Milton
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 222-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Tacoma
Carrier: T-mobile Usa
Introduced: 04/16/2001
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 223-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Tacoma
Carrier: T-mobile Usa
Introduced: 04/16/2001
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 224-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Tacoma
Carrier: T-mobile Usa
Introduced: 04/16/2001
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 225-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Gig Harbor
Carrier: Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced: 04/01/1997
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 226-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Tacoma
Carrier: T-mobile Usa
Introduced: 01/14/2000
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 227-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Tacoma
Carrier: T-mobile Usa
Introduced: 01/14/2000
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 228-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Tacoma
Carrier: T-mobile Usa
Introduced: 01/14/2000
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 229-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Tacoma
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS
Introduced: 04/01/1997
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 230-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Tacoma
Carrier: T-mobile Usa
Introduced: 01/14/2000
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 231-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Milton
Carrier: Broadwing Communications
Introduced: 07/22/1999
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 232-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Tacoma
Carrier: T-mobile Usa
Introduced: 01/14/2000
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 233-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Tacoma
Carrier: Usa Mobility Wireless
Introduced: 01/23/2001
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 234-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Kent
Carrier: Xo Washington
Introduced: 03/29/2001
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 235-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Milton
Carrier: Level 3 Communications
Introduced: 08/27/2002
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 236-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Kent
Carrier: Level 3 Communications
Introduced: 08/27/2002
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 237-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Des Moines
Carrier: Integra Telecom Of Washington
Introduced: 01/24/2001
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 238-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Tacoma
Carrier: Broadwing Communications
Introduced: 07/22/1999
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 239-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Kent
Carrier: Broadwing Communications
Introduced: 07/22/1999
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 241-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Tacoma
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS
Introduced: 08/20/2000
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 242-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Milton
Carrier: International Telcom, Ltd.
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 243-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Kent
Carrier: International Telcom, Ltd.
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 244-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Tacoma
Carrier: Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced: 06/11/2013
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 245-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Auburn
Carrier: Bandwidth.com Clec
Introduced: 01/28/2003
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 246-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Kent
Carrier: Eschelon Telecom Of Washington
Introduced: 01/28/2003
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 248-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Milton
Carrier: Electric Lightwave DBA Integra Telecom
Introduced: 02/28/2001
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 249-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Auburn
Carrier: Eschelon Telecom Of Washington
Introduced: 02/28/2001
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 250-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Kent
Carrier: Integra Telecom Of Washington
Introduced: 07/10/2001
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 251-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Puyallup
Carrier: Allegiance Telecom Of Washington
Introduced: 07/30/2001
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 252-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Milton
Carrier: Electric Lightwave DBA Integra Telecom
Introduced: 01/28/2003
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 254-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Tacoma
Carrier: Electric Lightwave DBA Integra Telecom
Introduced: 01/28/2003
Area Code: 253
Prefix: (253) 255-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Auburn
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 06/20/2002