281 Area Code

State: Texas

  • Admission to Statehood:
    December 29, 1845 (28th State)
  • Area:
    • Area: 268,601 sq.mi (695,674 sq.km.), 2nd
    • Land: 261,914 sq.mi. (678,355 sq.km.), 2nd
    • Water: 6,687 sq.mi. (17,319 sq.km.), 9th
    • Coastline: 367 mi. (591 km.), 6th
    • Shoreline: 3,359 mi. (5,406 km.), 7th
  • Constitution:
    Texas's Constitution , 28th State
  • Capital City:
    Austin
  • Nickname:
    Lone Star State
  • Population (2013):
    26,448,193; Rank: 2 of 50 | Population Quick Facts

Area Code 281

Map:

Area Code Prefix Usage Primary City Carrier Introduced
281 (281) 200- Landline Houston Logix Communications Corporation 01/10/1996
281 (281) 201- Landline Sugar Land AT&T; Local 01/25/1998
281 (281) 202- Landline Rosenberg Teleport Communications America 10/11/1997
281 (281) 203- Landline Spring Teleport Communications America 10/11/1997
281 (281) 204- Landline Houston Teleport Communications America 10/11/1997
281 (281) 205- Landline Tomball Teleport Communications America 10/11/1997
281 (281) 206- Landline Houston AT&T; Local 01/25/1998
281 (281) 207- Landline Sugar Land Tw Telecom Of Texas LLC 01/25/1998
281 (281) 208- Landline Stafford Gte-sw DBA Verizon Sw Inc.-tx 11/20/1998
281 (281) 209- Landline Houston Southwestern Bell 04/01/1997
281 (281) 210- Landline Spring Tw Telecom Of Texas LLC 05/18/1998
281 (281) 212- Landline Houston Southwestern Bell 10/15/1996
281 (281) 213- Landline Cypress Southwestern Bell 10/15/1996
281 (281) 214- Landline Houston Global Crossing Local Services-tx 05/10/1999
281 (281) 215- Landline Houston Logix Communications Corporation 07/06/1997
281 (281) 216- Wireless Houston New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL 10/11/1997
281 (281) 217- Wireless Houston New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL 10/11/1997
281 (281) 218- Landline Houston Southwestern Bell 10/15/1996
281 (281) 219- Landline Houston Southwestern Bell 04/01/1997
281 (281) 220- Landline Houston Grande Communications Networks 04/01/1997
281 (281) 221- Wireless Houston New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL 10/11/1997
281 (281) 222- Wireless Houston New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL 01/25/1998
281 (281) 223- Landline Cleveland Caprock Telecommunications Corp. 05/23/2013
281 (281) 224- Wireless Houston New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL 01/25/1998
281 (281) 225- Landline Houston Ets Telephone Company 01/11/1997
281 (281) 226- Landline Houston Southwestern Bell 07/06/1997
281 (281) 227- Landline Houston Southwestern Bell 07/06/1997
281 (281) 228- Landline Houston Southwestern Bell 04/01/1997
281 (281) 229- Wireless Dickinson Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless 08/20/2002
281 (281) 230- Landline Houston Southwestern Bell 10/15/1996
281 (281) 231- Landline North Houston Southwestern Bell 01/20/2004
281 (281) 232- Landline Richmond Southwestern Bell 10/15/1996
281 (281) 233- Landline Houston Southwestern Bell 10/15/1996
281 (281) 234- Landline Katy Consolidated Communications Of Fort Bend Company 04/17/2006
281 (281) 235- Wireless Houston Aerial Communications 01/11/1997
281 (281) 236- Wireless Houston Aerial Communications 04/01/1997
281 (281) 237- Landline Katy Consolidated Communications Of Fort Bend Company 10/21/2003
281 (281) 238- Landline Richmond Southwestern Bell 07/01/1996
281 (281) 239- Landline Richmond Southwestern Bell 10/15/1996
281 (281) 240- Landline Sugar Land Windstream Sugar Land 10/15/1996
281 (281) 241- Landline Deer Park Tw Telecom Of Texas LLC 05/10/1999
281 (281) 242- Landline Sugar Land Windstream Sugar Land 10/15/1996
281 (281) 243- Landline Sugar Land Windstream Sugar Land 10/15/1996
281 (281) 244- Landline Houston Southwestern Bell 10/15/1996
281 (281) 245- Landline Alvin Tw Telecom Of Texas LLC 07/06/1997
281 (281) 246- Landline Cypress Ets Telephone Company 05/18/1998
281 (281) 247- Landline Houston Global Crossing Local Services-tx 05/10/1999
281 (281) 248- Landline Houston AT&T; Local 01/25/1998
281 (281) 249- Landline Houston Teleport Communications America 11/20/1998
281 (281) 250- Wireless Houston Aerial Communications 10/11/1997
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 200-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: Logix Communications Corporation
Introduced: 01/10/1996
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 201-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Sugar Land
Carrier: AT&T; Local
Introduced: 01/25/1998
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 202-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Rosenberg
Carrier: Teleport Communications America
Introduced: 10/11/1997
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 203-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Spring
Carrier: Teleport Communications America
Introduced: 10/11/1997
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 204-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: Teleport Communications America
Introduced: 10/11/1997
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 205-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Tomball
Carrier: Teleport Communications America
Introduced: 10/11/1997
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 206-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: AT&T; Local
Introduced: 01/25/1998
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 207-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Sugar Land
Carrier: Tw Telecom Of Texas LLC
Introduced: 01/25/1998
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 208-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Stafford
Carrier: Gte-sw DBA Verizon Sw Inc.-tx
Introduced: 11/20/1998
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 209-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 04/01/1997
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 210-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Spring
Carrier: Tw Telecom Of Texas LLC
Introduced: 05/18/1998
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 212-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 10/15/1996
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 213-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Cypress
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 10/15/1996
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 214-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: Global Crossing Local Services-tx
Introduced: 05/10/1999
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 215-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: Logix Communications Corporation
Introduced: 07/06/1997
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 216-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL
Introduced: 10/11/1997
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 217-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL
Introduced: 10/11/1997
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 218-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 10/15/1996
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 219-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 04/01/1997
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 220-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: Grande Communications Networks
Introduced: 04/01/1997
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 221-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL
Introduced: 10/11/1997
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 222-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL
Introduced: 01/25/1998
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 223-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Cleveland
Carrier: Caprock Telecommunications Corp.
Introduced: 05/23/2013
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 224-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL
Introduced: 01/25/1998
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 225-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: Ets Telephone Company
Introduced: 01/11/1997
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 226-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 07/06/1997
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 227-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 07/06/1997
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 228-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 04/01/1997
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 229-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Dickinson
Carrier: Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced: 08/20/2002
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 230-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 10/15/1996
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 231-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: North Houston
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 01/20/2004
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 232-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Richmond
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 10/15/1996
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 233-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 10/15/1996
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 234-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Katy
Carrier: Consolidated Communications Of Fort Bend Company
Introduced: 04/17/2006
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 235-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: Aerial Communications
Introduced: 01/11/1997
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 236-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: Aerial Communications
Introduced: 04/01/1997
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 237-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Katy
Carrier: Consolidated Communications Of Fort Bend Company
Introduced: 10/21/2003
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 238-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Richmond
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 07/01/1996
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 239-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Richmond
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 10/15/1996
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 240-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Sugar Land
Carrier: Windstream Sugar Land
Introduced: 10/15/1996
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 241-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Deer Park
Carrier: Tw Telecom Of Texas LLC
Introduced: 05/10/1999
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 242-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Sugar Land
Carrier: Windstream Sugar Land
Introduced: 10/15/1996
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 243-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Sugar Land
Carrier: Windstream Sugar Land
Introduced: 10/15/1996
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 244-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 10/15/1996
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 245-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Alvin
Carrier: Tw Telecom Of Texas LLC
Introduced: 07/06/1997
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 246-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Cypress
Carrier: Ets Telephone Company
Introduced: 05/18/1998
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 247-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: Global Crossing Local Services-tx
Introduced: 05/10/1999
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 248-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: AT&T; Local
Introduced: 01/25/1998
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 249-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: Teleport Communications America
Introduced: 11/20/1998
Area Code: 281
Prefix: (281) 250-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Houston
Carrier: Aerial Communications
Introduced: 10/11/1997