256 Area Code

State: Alabama

Major City: Montgomery

 

  • Admission to Statehood:
    December 14, 1819 (22nd State)
  • Constitution:
    Alabama's Constitution , 22nd State
  • Nickname:
    Yellowhammer State
  • Population (2013):
    4,833,722; Rank: 23 of 50 | Population Quick Facts

Area:

  • Area: 52,423 sq.mi (135,775 sq.km.), 30th
  • Land: 50,750 sq.mi. (131,442 sq.km.), 28th
  • Water: 1,673 sq.mi. (4,333 sq.km.), 23rd
  • Coastline: 53 mi. (85 km.), 17th
  • Shoreline: 607 mi. (977 km.), 19th

Area Code 256

Map:

Area Code Prefix Usage Primary City Carrier Introduced
256 (256) 200- Wireless Arab Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless 02/23/2004
256 (256) 201- Wireless Heflin New Cingular Wireless PCS - GA 08/14/1998
256 (256) 202- Wireless Guntersville Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless 01/12/2012
256 (256) 203- Landline Huntsville Centurylink Communications LLC 04/15/2013
256 (256) 204- Unknown Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel
256 (256) 206- Wireless Athens New Cingular Wireless PCS - GA 05/20/2002
256 (256) 207- Landline Sylacauga Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel 08/14/1998
256 (256) 208- Landline Sylacauga Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel 08/14/1998
256 (256) 209- Wireless Gadsden Usa Mobility Wireless 03/22/2001
256 (256) 210- Wireless Anniston Usa Mobility Wireless 03/22/2001
256 (256) 212- Landline Alexander City Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel 08/14/1998
256 (256) 213- Landline Huntsville Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel 01/14/2000
256 (256) 214- Wireless Decatur Sprint Spectrum L.p. 01/14/2000
256 (256) 215- Landline Alexander City Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel 08/14/1998
256 (256) 216- Landline Athens Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel 08/14/1998
256 (256) 217- Landline Huntsville Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel 01/14/2000
256 (256) 218- Landline Scottsboro Centurytel Tel Al LLC (southern) DBA Centurylink 08/14/1998
256 (256) 219- Wireless Huntsville Usa Mobility Wireless 08/14/1998
256 (256) 220- Landline Huntsville Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel 08/14/1998
256 (256) 221- Wireless Decatur Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless 01/14/2000
256 (256) 222- Landline Sheffield Network Telephone Corporation 04/25/2005
256 (256) 223- Wireless Talladega Sprint Spectrum L.p. 01/14/2000
256 (256) 224- Wireless Arab Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless 01/12/2012
256 (256) 225- Wireless Anniston Powertel Birmingham Licenses 08/14/1998
256 (256) 226- Wireless Albertville Powertel Birmingham Licenses 06/13/2000
256 (256) 227- Wireless Decatur Powertel Birmingham Licenses 08/14/1998
256 (256) 228- Landline Section Centurytel Tel Al LLC (southern) DBA Centurylink 08/14/1998
256 (256) 229- Landline Lexington Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel 08/14/1998
256 (256) 230- Landline Athens Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel 08/14/1998
256 (256) 231- Landline Anniston Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel 08/14/1998
256 (256) 232- Landline Athens Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel 08/14/1998
256 (256) 233- Landline Athens Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel 08/14/1998
256 (256) 234- Landline Alexander City Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel 08/14/1998
256 (256) 235- Landline Anniston Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel 08/14/1998
256 (256) 236- Landline Anniston Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel 08/14/1998
256 (256) 237- Landline Anniston Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel 08/14/1998
256 (256) 238- Landline Anniston Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel 08/14/1998
256 (256) 239- Wireless Anniston New Cingular Wireless PCS - GA 08/14/1998
256 (256) 240- Landline Anniston Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel 08/14/1998
256 (256) 241- Landline Anniston Deltacom 08/14/1998
256 (256) 242- Wireless Section New Cingular Wireless PCS - GA 03/09/2001
256 (256) 243- Unknown Webshoppe Communications 03/27/2001
256 (256) 244- Wireless Scottsboro New Cingular Wireless PCS - GA 08/14/1998
256 (256) 245- Landline Sylacauga Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel 08/14/1998
256 (256) 246- Landline Florence Deltacom 08/14/1998
256 (256) 247- Landline Rogersville Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel 08/14/1998
256 (256) 248- Landline Sheffield Deltacom 08/14/1998
256 (256) 249- Landline Sylacauga Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel 08/14/1998
256 (256) 250- Landline Decatur Network Telephone Corporation 03/19/2004
256 (256) 251- Wireless Boaz Powertel Birmingham Licenses 06/13/2000
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 200-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Arab
Carrier: Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced: 02/23/2004
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 201-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Heflin
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - GA
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 202-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Guntersville
Carrier: Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced: 01/12/2012
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 203-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Huntsville
Carrier: Centurylink Communications LLC
Introduced: 04/15/2013
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 204-
Usage: Unknown
Primary City:
Carrier: Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel
Introduced:
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 206-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Athens
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - GA
Introduced: 05/20/2002
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 207-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Sylacauga
Carrier: Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 208-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Sylacauga
Carrier: Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 209-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Gadsden
Carrier: Usa Mobility Wireless
Introduced: 03/22/2001
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 210-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Anniston
Carrier: Usa Mobility Wireless
Introduced: 03/22/2001
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 212-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Alexander City
Carrier: Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 213-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Huntsville
Carrier: Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel
Introduced: 01/14/2000
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 214-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Decatur
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 01/14/2000
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 215-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Alexander City
Carrier: Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 216-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Athens
Carrier: Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 217-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Huntsville
Carrier: Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel
Introduced: 01/14/2000
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 218-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Scottsboro
Carrier: Centurytel Tel Al LLC (southern) DBA Centurylink
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 219-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Huntsville
Carrier: Usa Mobility Wireless
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 220-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Huntsville
Carrier: Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 221-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Decatur
Carrier: Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced: 01/14/2000
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 222-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Sheffield
Carrier: Network Telephone Corporation
Introduced: 04/25/2005
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 223-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Talladega
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 01/14/2000
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 224-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Arab
Carrier: Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced: 01/12/2012
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 225-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Anniston
Carrier: Powertel Birmingham Licenses
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 226-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Albertville
Carrier: Powertel Birmingham Licenses
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 227-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Decatur
Carrier: Powertel Birmingham Licenses
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 228-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Section
Carrier: Centurytel Tel Al LLC (southern) DBA Centurylink
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 229-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Lexington
Carrier: Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 230-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Athens
Carrier: Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 231-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Anniston
Carrier: Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 232-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Athens
Carrier: Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 233-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Athens
Carrier: Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 234-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Alexander City
Carrier: Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 235-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Anniston
Carrier: Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 236-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Anniston
Carrier: Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 237-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Anniston
Carrier: Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 238-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Anniston
Carrier: Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 239-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Anniston
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - GA
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 240-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Anniston
Carrier: Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 241-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Anniston
Carrier: Deltacom
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 242-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Section
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - GA
Introduced: 03/09/2001
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 243-
Usage: Unknown
Primary City:
Carrier: Webshoppe Communications
Introduced: 03/27/2001
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 244-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Scottsboro
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - GA
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 245-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Sylacauga
Carrier: Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 246-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Florence
Carrier: Deltacom
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 247-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Rogersville
Carrier: Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 248-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Sheffield
Carrier: Deltacom
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 249-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Sylacauga
Carrier: Bellsouth Telecomm Inc DBA South Central Bell Tel
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 250-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Decatur
Carrier: Network Telephone Corporation
Introduced: 03/19/2004
Area Code: 256
Prefix: (256) 251-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Boaz
Carrier: Powertel Birmingham Licenses
Introduced: 06/13/2000