540 Area Code

State: Virginia

  • Admission to Statehood:
    June 25, 1788 (10th State)
  • Area:
    • Area: 42,769 sq.mi (110,771 sq.km.), 35th
    • Land: 39,598 sq.mi. (102,558 sq.km.), 37th
    • Water: 3,171 sq.mi. (8,213 sq.km.), 15th
    • Coastline: 112 mi. (180 km.), 15th
    • Shoreline: 3,315 mi. (5,335 km.), 8th
  • Constitution:
    Virginia's Constitution , 10th State
  • Capital City:
    Richmond
  • Nickname:
    Old Dominion State
  • Population (2013):
    8,260,405; Rank: 12 of 50 | Population Quick Facts

Area Code 540

Map:

Area Code Prefix Usage Primary City Carrier Introduced
540 (540) 200- Landline Blacksburg Telcove Of Virginia 07/04/1995
540 (540) 201- Wireless Roanoke Usa Mobility Wireless 10/15/1996
540 (540) 203- Landline Newport Telcove Of Virginia 06/01/2004
540 (540) 204- Landline Roanoke Mci Worldcom Communications 07/29/2004
540 (540) 205- Wireless Mineral Sprint Spectrum L.p. 08/24/2004
540 (540) 206- Landline Roanoke Verizon Virginia 08/20/2000
540 (540) 207- Wireless Fredericksbg New Cingular Wireless PCS - DC 07/17/2001
540 (540) 208- Landline Harrisonburg AT&T; Local 08/20/2000
540 (540) 209- Landline Harrisonburg Mci Worldcom Communications 10/04/2004
540 (540) 212- Wireless Culpeper New Cingular Wireless PCS - DC 10/11/1997
540 (540) 213- Landline Staunton Lumos Networks Inc. 05/18/1998
540 (540) 214- Landline Harrisonburg Shentel Communications 08/23/2010
540 (540) 216- Landline Warrenton Cavalier Telephone 08/24/2010
540 (540) 217- Landline Harrisonburg Comcast Phone Of Virginia 12/20/2011
540 (540) 218- Landline Shenandoah Coretel Virginia 03/20/2009
540 (540) 219- Wireless Culpeper New Cingular Wireless PCS - DC 05/10/1999
540 (540) 220- Wireless Fredericksburg Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless 07/04/1995
540 (540) 221- Landline Waynesboro Lumos Telephone Inc. 05/03/2004
540 (540) 222- Wireless Culpeper New Cingular Wireless PCS - DC 07/06/1997
540 (540) 223- Wireless Louisa Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless 09/26/2002
540 (540) 224- Landline Roanoke Verizon Virginia 07/04/1995
540 (540) 225- Landline Stanley Comcast Phone Of Virginia 12/20/2011
540 (540) 226- Wireless Fredericksburg Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless 07/04/1995
540 (540) 227- Landline Washington Level 3 Communications 08/07/2002
540 (540) 228- Landline Natural Bridge Level 3 Communications 08/07/2002
540 (540) 229- Wireless Culpeper New Cingular Wireless PCS - DC 07/04/1995
540 (540) 230- Wireless Radford Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless 07/04/1995
540 (540) 231- Landline Blacksburg Level 3 Communications 07/04/1995
540 (540) 232- Landline Blacksburg Level 3 Communications 07/04/1995
540 (540) 233- Wireless Woodstock New Cingular Wireless PCS - DC 09/09/2003
540 (540) 234- Landline Weyers Cave Verizon South Inc.-va (contel) 07/04/1995
540 (540) 235- Landline Pearisburg Mci Worldcom Communications 12/03/2008
540 (540) 236- Landline Harrisonburg Telcove Of Virginia 10/21/2002
540 (540) 237- Landline Bridgewater AT&T; Local 06/09/2004
540 (540) 238- Wireless Rocky Mount Sprint Spectrum L.p.- Va 09/19/2002
540 (540) 239- Wireless Radford Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless 07/06/1997
540 (540) 241- Wireless Waynesboro Virginia PCS Alliance, L.c. 05/10/1999
540 (540) 242- Landline Stafford Broadwing Communications 07/22/1999
540 (540) 243- Wireless Rocky Mount Virginia PCS Alliance, L.c. 08/13/2002
540 (540) 244- Wireless Luray Sprint Spectrum L.p.- Va 12/13/2004
540 (540) 245- Landline Staunton Verizon Virginia 07/04/1995
540 (540) 246- Wireless Harrisonburg New Cingular Wireless PCS - DC 10/13/1999
540 (540) 247- Wireless Winchester New Cingular Wireless PCS - DC 01/14/2000
540 (540) 248- Landline Staunton Verizon Virginia 07/04/1995
540 (540) 249- Landline Grottoes Verizon South Inc.-va (contel) 07/04/1995
540 (540) 250- Wireless Radford Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless 05/10/1999
540 (540) 251- Wireless Christiansburg Omnipoint Communications Cap Operations 07/06/2009
540 (540) 252- Wireless Front Royal Omnipoint Communications Cap Operations 07/28/2010
540 (540) 253- Landline The Plains Verizon Virginia 07/04/1995
540 (540) 254- Landline Buchanan Verizon Virginia 07/04/1995
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 200-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Blacksburg
Carrier: Telcove Of Virginia
Introduced: 07/04/1995
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 201-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Roanoke
Carrier: Usa Mobility Wireless
Introduced: 10/15/1996
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 203-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Newport
Carrier: Telcove Of Virginia
Introduced: 06/01/2004
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 204-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Roanoke
Carrier: Mci Worldcom Communications
Introduced: 07/29/2004
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 205-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Mineral
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 08/24/2004
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 206-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Roanoke
Carrier: Verizon Virginia
Introduced: 08/20/2000
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 207-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Fredericksbg
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - DC
Introduced: 07/17/2001
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 208-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Harrisonburg
Carrier: AT&T; Local
Introduced: 08/20/2000
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 209-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Harrisonburg
Carrier: Mci Worldcom Communications
Introduced: 10/04/2004
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 212-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Culpeper
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - DC
Introduced: 10/11/1997
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 213-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Staunton
Carrier: Lumos Networks Inc.
Introduced: 05/18/1998
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 214-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Harrisonburg
Carrier: Shentel Communications
Introduced: 08/23/2010
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 216-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Warrenton
Carrier: Cavalier Telephone
Introduced: 08/24/2010
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 217-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Harrisonburg
Carrier: Comcast Phone Of Virginia
Introduced: 12/20/2011
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 218-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Shenandoah
Carrier: Coretel Virginia
Introduced: 03/20/2009
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 219-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Culpeper
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - DC
Introduced: 05/10/1999
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 220-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Fredericksburg
Carrier: Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced: 07/04/1995
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 221-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Waynesboro
Carrier: Lumos Telephone Inc.
Introduced: 05/03/2004
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 222-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Culpeper
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - DC
Introduced: 07/06/1997
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 223-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Louisa
Carrier: Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced: 09/26/2002
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 224-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Roanoke
Carrier: Verizon Virginia
Introduced: 07/04/1995
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 225-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Stanley
Carrier: Comcast Phone Of Virginia
Introduced: 12/20/2011
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 226-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Fredericksburg
Carrier: Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced: 07/04/1995
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 227-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Washington
Carrier: Level 3 Communications
Introduced: 08/07/2002
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 228-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Natural Bridge
Carrier: Level 3 Communications
Introduced: 08/07/2002
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 229-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Culpeper
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - DC
Introduced: 07/04/1995
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 230-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Radford
Carrier: Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced: 07/04/1995
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 231-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Blacksburg
Carrier: Level 3 Communications
Introduced: 07/04/1995
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 232-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Blacksburg
Carrier: Level 3 Communications
Introduced: 07/04/1995
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 233-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Woodstock
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - DC
Introduced: 09/09/2003
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 234-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Weyers Cave
Carrier: Verizon South Inc.-va (contel)
Introduced: 07/04/1995
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 235-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Pearisburg
Carrier: Mci Worldcom Communications
Introduced: 12/03/2008
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 236-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Harrisonburg
Carrier: Telcove Of Virginia
Introduced: 10/21/2002
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 237-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Bridgewater
Carrier: AT&T; Local
Introduced: 06/09/2004
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 238-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Rocky Mount
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.- Va
Introduced: 09/19/2002
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 239-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Radford
Carrier: Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced: 07/06/1997
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 241-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Waynesboro
Carrier: Virginia PCS Alliance, L.c.
Introduced: 05/10/1999
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 242-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Stafford
Carrier: Broadwing Communications
Introduced: 07/22/1999
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 243-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Rocky Mount
Carrier: Virginia PCS Alliance, L.c.
Introduced: 08/13/2002
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 244-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Luray
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.- Va
Introduced: 12/13/2004
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 245-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Staunton
Carrier: Verizon Virginia
Introduced: 07/04/1995
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 246-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Harrisonburg
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - DC
Introduced: 10/13/1999
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 247-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Winchester
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - DC
Introduced: 01/14/2000
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 248-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Staunton
Carrier: Verizon Virginia
Introduced: 07/04/1995
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 249-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Grottoes
Carrier: Verizon South Inc.-va (contel)
Introduced: 07/04/1995
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 250-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Radford
Carrier: Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced: 05/10/1999
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 251-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Christiansburg
Carrier: Omnipoint Communications Cap Operations
Introduced: 07/06/2009
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 252-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Front Royal
Carrier: Omnipoint Communications Cap Operations
Introduced: 07/28/2010
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 253-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: The Plains
Carrier: Verizon Virginia
Introduced: 07/04/1995
Area Code: 540
Prefix: (540) 254-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Buchanan
Carrier: Verizon Virginia
Introduced: 07/04/1995