956 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 956

Map:

Area Code Prefix Usage Primary City Carrier Introduced
956 (956) 200- Wireless Harlingen Stx Wireless License 01/04/2007
956 (956) 202- Wireless Harlingen New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL 07/06/1997
956 (956) 203- Wireless Brownsville Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless 11/02/2006
956 (956) 204- Wireless Brownsville New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL 12/19/2006
956 (956) 205- Landline Mission Southwestern Bell 08/26/2004
956 (956) 206- Wireless Laredo Sprint Spectrum L.p. 05/10/1999
956 (956) 207- Landline Weslaco Sprint Spectrum L.p. 01/21/2003
956 (956) 208- Wireless Roma Sprint Spectrum L.p. 09/25/2002
956 (956) 209- Wireless Mission Sprint Spectrum L.p. 01/12/2007
956 (956) 212- Wireless Mcallen Sprint Spectrum L.p. 12/17/2002
956 (956) 213- Landline Mcallen Smartcom Telephone LLC 04/17/2003
956 (956) 214- Landline Brownsville Smartcom Telephone LLC 04/17/2003
956 (956) 215- Landline Mcallen Transtelco 07/20/2012
956 (956) 216- Landline Harlingen Smartcom Telephone LLC 04/17/2003
956 (956) 217- Landline Mcallen Southwestern Bell 11/07/2006
956 (956) 218- Landline Laredo Smartcom Telephone LLC 04/17/2003
956 (956) 219- Wireless Edinburg Sprint Spectrum L.p. 02/28/2007
956 (956) 220- Wireless Laredo Stpcs Joint Venture 02/19/2003
956 (956) 221- Wireless Mercedes Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless 10/31/2000
956 (956) 222- Wireless Mission Sprint Spectrum L.p. 04/08/2003
956 (956) 223- Landline Pharr Time Warner Cble Info Svc (tx) DBA Time Warner Cbl 12/19/2003
956 (956) 224- Wireless Roma New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL 04/30/2004
956 (956) 225- Landline Mcallen Sprint Spectrum L.p. 05/18/1998
956 (956) 226- Landline Harlingen Stpcs Joint Venture 05/18/1998
956 (956) 227- Wireless Mcallen Sprint Spectrum L.p. 05/22/2001
956 (956) 228- Landline Harlingen Southwestern Bell 07/10/2001
956 (956) 229- Landline Laredo New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL 06/25/2001
956 (956) 230- Landline Harlingen Time Warner Cble Info Svc (tx) DBA Time Warner Cbl 08/27/2002
956 (956) 231- Landline Laredo Grande Communications Networks 02/27/1999
956 (956) 232- Wireless Harlingen Sprint Spectrum L.p. 06/05/2002
956 (956) 233- Landline Los Fresnos Southwestern Bell 07/06/1997
956 (956) 234- Wireless San Benito Sprint Spectrum L.p. 01/16/2007
956 (956) 235- Wireless Laredo Sprint Spectrum L.p. 09/10/2001
956 (956) 236- Wireless Laredo Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless 05/01/2002
956 (956) 237- Wireless Laredo Sprint Spectrum L.p. 03/03/2001
956 (956) 238- Landline Donna Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless 01/30/2003
956 (956) 239- Wireless Edinburg Sprint Spectrum L.p. 04/12/2001
956 (956) 240- Wireless Mission Stpcs Joint Venture 08/12/2002
956 (956) 241- Wireless San Benito Stpcs Joint Venture 08/12/2002
956 (956) 242- Landline Laredo Level 3 Communications 03/29/2002
956 (956) 243- Landline Brownsville AT&T; Local 10/09/2002
956 (956) 244- Wireless Harlingen New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL 11/20/1998
956 (956) 245- Wireless Harlingen New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL 07/06/1997
956 (956) 246- Landline Weslaco Level 3 Communications 04/29/2003
956 (956) 247- Landline Harlingen Sprint Spectrum L.p. 02/01/2007
956 (956) 248- Landline Lyford Valley Telephone Cooperative 07/06/1997
956 (956) 249- Wireless Mcallen Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless 04/14/2003
956 (956) 250- Wireless Edinburg New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL 07/28/2011
956 (956) 251- Wireless Laredo Sprint Spectrum L.p. 06/13/2000
956 (956) 252- Wireless Edinburg New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL 09/26/2012
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 200-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Harlingen
Carrier: Stx Wireless License
Introduced: 01/04/2007
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 202-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Harlingen
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL
Introduced: 07/06/1997
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 203-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Brownsville
Carrier: Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced: 11/02/2006
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 204-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Brownsville
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL
Introduced: 12/19/2006
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 205-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Mission
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 08/26/2004
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 206-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Laredo
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 05/10/1999
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 207-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Weslaco
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 01/21/2003
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 208-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Roma
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 09/25/2002
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 209-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Mission
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 01/12/2007
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 212-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Mcallen
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 12/17/2002
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 213-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Mcallen
Carrier: Smartcom Telephone LLC
Introduced: 04/17/2003
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 214-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Brownsville
Carrier: Smartcom Telephone LLC
Introduced: 04/17/2003
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 215-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Mcallen
Carrier: Transtelco
Introduced: 07/20/2012
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 216-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Harlingen
Carrier: Smartcom Telephone LLC
Introduced: 04/17/2003
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 217-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Mcallen
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 11/07/2006
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 218-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Laredo
Carrier: Smartcom Telephone LLC
Introduced: 04/17/2003
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 219-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Edinburg
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 02/28/2007
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 220-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Laredo
Carrier: Stpcs Joint Venture
Introduced: 02/19/2003
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 221-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Mercedes
Carrier: Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced: 10/31/2000
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 222-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Mission
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 04/08/2003
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 223-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Pharr
Carrier: Time Warner Cble Info Svc (tx) DBA Time Warner Cbl
Introduced: 12/19/2003
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 224-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Roma
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL
Introduced: 04/30/2004
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 225-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Mcallen
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 05/18/1998
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 226-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Harlingen
Carrier: Stpcs Joint Venture
Introduced: 05/18/1998
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 227-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Mcallen
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 05/22/2001
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 228-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Harlingen
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 07/10/2001
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 229-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Laredo
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL
Introduced: 06/25/2001
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 230-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Harlingen
Carrier: Time Warner Cble Info Svc (tx) DBA Time Warner Cbl
Introduced: 08/27/2002
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 231-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Laredo
Carrier: Grande Communications Networks
Introduced: 02/27/1999
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 232-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Harlingen
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 06/05/2002
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 233-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Los Fresnos
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 07/06/1997
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 234-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: San Benito
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 01/16/2007
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 235-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Laredo
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 09/10/2001
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 236-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Laredo
Carrier: Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced: 05/01/2002
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 237-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Laredo
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 03/03/2001
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 238-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Donna
Carrier: Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced: 01/30/2003
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 239-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Edinburg
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 04/12/2001
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 240-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Mission
Carrier: Stpcs Joint Venture
Introduced: 08/12/2002
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 241-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: San Benito
Carrier: Stpcs Joint Venture
Introduced: 08/12/2002
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 242-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Laredo
Carrier: Level 3 Communications
Introduced: 03/29/2002
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 243-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Brownsville
Carrier: AT&T; Local
Introduced: 10/09/2002
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 244-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Harlingen
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL
Introduced: 11/20/1998
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 245-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Harlingen
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL
Introduced: 07/06/1997
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 246-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Weslaco
Carrier: Level 3 Communications
Introduced: 04/29/2003
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 247-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Harlingen
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 02/01/2007
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 248-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Lyford
Carrier: Valley Telephone Cooperative
Introduced: 07/06/1997
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 249-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Mcallen
Carrier: Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced: 04/14/2003
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 250-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Edinburg
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL
Introduced: 07/28/2011
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 251-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Laredo
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 956
Prefix: (956) 252-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Edinburg
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL
Introduced: 09/26/2012