617 Area Code

State: Massachusetts

Major City: Boston

  • Admission to Statehood:
    February 6, 1788 (6th State)
  • Constitution:
    Massachusetts's Constitution , 6th State
  • Nickname:
    Bay State
  • Population (2013):
    6,692,824; Rank: 14 of 50 | Population Quick Facts

Area:

  • Area: 10,555 sq.mi (27,337 sq.km.), 44th
  • Land: 7,838 sq.mi. (20,300 sq.km.), 45th
  • Water: 2,717 sq.mi. (7,037 sq.km.), 17th
  • Coastline: 192 mi. (309 km.), 10th
  • Shoreline: 1,519 mi. (2,445 km.), 15th

Area Code 617

Map:

Area Code Prefix Usage Primary City Carrier Introduced
617 (617) 201- Wireless Cambridge Sprint Spectrum L.p. 02/14/2001
617 (617) 202- Landline Brighton Conversent Communications Of Massachusetts 08/20/2000
617 (617) 203- Landline Everett Allegiance Telecom 07/22/1999
617 (617) 204- Landline Boston Verizon New England Inc. 10/15/1996
617 (617) 205- Landline Boston Norfolk County Internet 08/20/2000
617 (617) 206- Landline Brighton Mci Worldcom Communications 10/15/1996
617 (617) 207- Landline Winthrop Comcast Phone Of Massachusetts 08/20/2000
617 (617) 208- Landline Brighton Xo Massachusetts 08/20/2000
617 (617) 209- Landline Belmont Rcn Telecom Services 08/20/2000
617 (617) 210- Landline Boston Verizon New England Inc. 07/01/1996
617 (617) 212- Wireless Boston Sprint Spectrum L.p. 11/20/1998
617 (617) 213- Landline Newton Broadwing Communications 01/14/2000
617 (617) 214- Wireless Hyde Park Verizon New England Inc. 10/15/1996
617 (617) 215- Wireless Newtonville Verizon New England Inc. 04/15/1996
617 (617) 216- Wireless Woburn Sprint Spectrum L.p. 05/10/1999
617 (617) 217- Landline Boston Teleport Communications America 08/20/2000
617 (617) 218- Landline Cambridge Teleport Communications America 05/18/1998
617 (617) 219- Landline Newton Verizon New England Inc. 01/25/1998
617 (617) 221- Landline Quincy Ctc Communications Corp. 05/10/1999
617 (617) 222- Landline Boston Verizon New England Inc. 09/11/1994
617 (617) 223- Landline Boston Verizon New England Inc. 02/04/1994
617 (617) 224- Landline Boston Xo Massachusetts 11/14/2001
617 (617) 225- Landline Cambridge Verizon New England Inc. 02/04/1994
617 (617) 226- Landline Boston Ctc Communications Corp. 05/10/1999
617 (617) 227- Landline Boston Verizon New England Inc. 02/04/1994
617 (617) 228- Landline Boston Verizon New England Inc. 02/04/1994
617 (617) 229- Landline Cambridge Mci Worldcom Communications 01/25/1998
617 (617) 230- Wireless Cambridge Omnipoint Miami E License 01/25/1998
617 (617) 231- Landline Boston Global Crossing Local Services-ma 01/25/1998
617 (617) 232- Landline Brookline Verizon New England Inc. 02/04/1994
617 (617) 233- Wireless Woburn Sprint Spectrum L.p. 01/25/1998
617 (617) 234- Landline Cambridge Verizon New England Inc. 02/04/1994
617 (617) 235- Landline Boston Verizon New England Inc. 02/27/1999
617 (617) 236- Landline Boston Verizon New England Inc. 02/04/1994
617 (617) 237- Landline Quincy Rcn Telecom Services 01/25/1998
617 (617) 238- Landline Roxbury Allegiance Telecom 07/22/1999
617 (617) 239- Landline Boston AT&T; Local 01/25/1998
617 (617) 240- Wireless Saugus New Cingular Wireless PCS - DC 01/25/1998
617 (617) 241- Landline Charlestown Verizon New England Inc. 02/04/1994
617 (617) 242- Landline Charlestown Verizon New England Inc. 02/04/1994
617 (617) 243- Landline Newton Verizon New England Inc. 02/04/1994
617 (617) 244- Landline Newton Verizon New England Inc. 02/04/1994
617 (617) 245- Landline Cambridge Global Crossing Local Services-ma 01/25/1998
617 (617) 246- Landline Boston Verizon New England Inc. 08/20/2000
617 (617) 247- Landline Boston Verizon New England Inc. 02/04/1994
617 (617) 248- Landline Boston Verizon New England Inc. 02/04/1994
617 (617) 249- Landline Cambridge Mci Worldcom Communications 01/10/1996
617 (617) 250- Landline Cambridge Teleport Communications America 04/01/1997
617 (617) 251- Wireless Cambridge Sprint Spectrum L.p. 02/14/2001
617 (617) 252- Landline Cambridge Verizon New England Inc. 02/04/1994
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 201-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Cambridge
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 02/14/2001
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 202-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Brighton
Carrier: Conversent Communications Of Massachusetts
Introduced: 08/20/2000
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 203-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Everett
Carrier: Allegiance Telecom
Introduced: 07/22/1999
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 204-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Boston
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 10/15/1996
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 205-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Boston
Carrier: Norfolk County Internet
Introduced: 08/20/2000
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 206-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Brighton
Carrier: Mci Worldcom Communications
Introduced: 10/15/1996
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 207-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Winthrop
Carrier: Comcast Phone Of Massachusetts
Introduced: 08/20/2000
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 208-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Brighton
Carrier: Xo Massachusetts
Introduced: 08/20/2000
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 209-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Belmont
Carrier: Rcn Telecom Services
Introduced: 08/20/2000
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 210-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Boston
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 07/01/1996
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 212-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Boston
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 11/20/1998
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 213-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Newton
Carrier: Broadwing Communications
Introduced: 01/14/2000
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 214-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Hyde Park
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 10/15/1996
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 215-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Newtonville
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 04/15/1996
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 216-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Woburn
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 05/10/1999
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 217-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Boston
Carrier: Teleport Communications America
Introduced: 08/20/2000
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 218-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Cambridge
Carrier: Teleport Communications America
Introduced: 05/18/1998
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 219-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Newton
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 01/25/1998
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 221-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Quincy
Carrier: Ctc Communications Corp.
Introduced: 05/10/1999
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 222-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Boston
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 09/11/1994
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 223-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Boston
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 02/04/1994
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 224-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Boston
Carrier: Xo Massachusetts
Introduced: 11/14/2001
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 225-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Cambridge
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 02/04/1994
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 226-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Boston
Carrier: Ctc Communications Corp.
Introduced: 05/10/1999
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 227-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Boston
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 02/04/1994
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 228-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Boston
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 02/04/1994
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 229-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Cambridge
Carrier: Mci Worldcom Communications
Introduced: 01/25/1998
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 230-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Cambridge
Carrier: Omnipoint Miami E License
Introduced: 01/25/1998
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 231-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Boston
Carrier: Global Crossing Local Services-ma
Introduced: 01/25/1998
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 232-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Brookline
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 02/04/1994
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 233-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Woburn
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 01/25/1998
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 234-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Cambridge
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 02/04/1994
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 235-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Boston
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 02/27/1999
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 236-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Boston
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 02/04/1994
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 237-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Quincy
Carrier: Rcn Telecom Services
Introduced: 01/25/1998
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 238-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Roxbury
Carrier: Allegiance Telecom
Introduced: 07/22/1999
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 239-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Boston
Carrier: AT&T; Local
Introduced: 01/25/1998
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 240-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Saugus
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - DC
Introduced: 01/25/1998
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 241-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Charlestown
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 02/04/1994
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 242-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Charlestown
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 02/04/1994
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 243-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Newton
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 02/04/1994
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 244-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Newton
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 02/04/1994
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 245-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Cambridge
Carrier: Global Crossing Local Services-ma
Introduced: 01/25/1998
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 246-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Boston
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 08/20/2000
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 247-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Boston
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 02/04/1994
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 248-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Boston
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 02/04/1994
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 249-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Cambridge
Carrier: Mci Worldcom Communications
Introduced: 01/10/1996
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 250-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Cambridge
Carrier: Teleport Communications America
Introduced: 04/01/1997
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 251-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Cambridge
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 02/14/2001
Area Code: 617
Prefix: (617) 252-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Cambridge
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 02/04/1994