978 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 978

Map:

Area Code Prefix Usage Primary City Carrier Introduced
978 (978) 201- Wireless Acton Sprint Spectrum L.p. 02/09/2003
978 (978) 202- Landline Concord Mcimetro Access Transmission Services LLC 10/11/1997
978 (978) 203- Landline Wilmington Ctc Communications Corp. 03/03/2001
978 (978) 204- Wireless Lawrence New Cingular Wireless PCS - DC 02/27/1999
978 (978) 205- Wireless Wilmington Verizon New England Inc. 05/18/1998
978 (978) 206- Landline Acton Mcimetro Access Transmission Services LLC 10/13/1999
978 (978) 207- Landline Lowell Comcast Phone Of Massachusetts 08/14/1998
978 (978) 208- Landline Lawrence Comcast Phone Of Massachusetts 03/19/2001
978 (978) 209- Wireless Sudbury Verizon New England Inc. 10/11/1997
978 (978) 210- Wireless Peabody Sprint Spectrum L.p. 07/30/2002
978 (978) 212- Landline Worcester Ctc Communications Corp. 03/19/2001
978 (978) 213- Landline Topsfield Verizon New England Inc. 08/14/1998
978 (978) 214- Wireless Wilmington Verizon New England Inc. 05/10/1999
978 (978) 215- Landline Billerica Paetec Communications 07/22/1999
978 (978) 216- Landline Bolton Bandwidth.com Clec 10/31/2001
978 (978) 217- Wireless Sudbury Nep 09/29/2003
978 (978) 218- Landline Marlborough Teleport Communications America 10/11/1997
978 (978) 219- Landline Salem Broadwing Communications 02/20/2001
978 (978) 221- Wireless Lowell Mci Worldcom Communications 09/08/2011
978 (978) 222- Landline Cambridge Xo Massachusetts 10/31/2000
978 (978) 223- Landline Danvers Paetec Communications 08/20/2000
978 (978) 224- Landline Salem Mcimetro Access Transmission Services LLC 08/14/1998
978 (978) 225- Landline Newburyport Ctc Communications Corp. 01/16/2001
978 (978) 226- Landline Tyngsboro Teleport Communications America 05/10/1999
978 (978) 227- Landline Leominster Teleport Communications America 11/20/1998
978 (978) 228- Wireless Haverhill Omnipoint Miami E License 09/12/2008
978 (978) 229- Landline Boston Broadwing Communications 07/22/1999
978 (978) 230- Landline Leominster Rcn Telecom Services 11/20/1998
978 (978) 231- Landline Gloucester Xo Massachusetts 08/14/1998
978 (978) 232- Landline Beverly Verizon New England Inc. 10/11/1997
978 (978) 233- Landline Hamilton Broadwing Communications 07/22/1999
978 (978) 234- Landline Georgetown Broadwing Communications 07/22/1999
978 (978) 235- Wireless Leominster Omnipoint Miami E License 06/13/2000
978 (978) 236- Landline Beverly Verizon New England Inc. 05/10/1999
978 (978) 237- Landline Lawrence Level 3 Communications 10/13/1999
978 (978) 238- Landline Ipswich Sprint Spectrum L.p. 08/20/2000
978 (978) 239- Wireless Salem New Cingular Wireless PCS - DC 08/20/2000
978 (978) 240- Landline Hudson Norfolk County Internet 08/20/2000
978 (978) 241- Landline Haverhill Teleport Communications America 10/11/1997
978 (978) 242- Landline Lawrence Verizon New England Inc. 05/18/1998
978 (978) 243- Landline Maynard Ctc Communications Corp. 10/31/2000
978 (978) 244- Landline Lowell Verizon New England Inc. 10/11/1997
978 (978) 245- Wireless Concord Verizon New England Inc. 10/11/1997
978 (978) 246- Landline Maynard Xo Massachusetts 08/14/1998
978 (978) 247- Landline Andover Verizon New England Inc. 02/27/1999
978 (978) 248- Landline Athol Verizon New England Inc. 02/27/1999
978 (978) 249- Landline Athol Verizon New England Inc. 10/11/1997
978 (978) 250- Landline Lowell Verizon New England Inc. 10/11/1997
978 (978) 251- Landline Lowell Verizon New England Inc. 10/11/1997
978 (978) 252- Landline Ashburnham Level 3 Communications 07/22/1999
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 201-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Acton
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 02/09/2003
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 202-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Concord
Carrier: Mcimetro Access Transmission Services LLC
Introduced: 10/11/1997
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 203-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Wilmington
Carrier: Ctc Communications Corp.
Introduced: 03/03/2001
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 204-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Lawrence
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - DC
Introduced: 02/27/1999
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 205-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Wilmington
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 05/18/1998
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 206-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Acton
Carrier: Mcimetro Access Transmission Services LLC
Introduced: 10/13/1999
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 207-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Lowell
Carrier: Comcast Phone Of Massachusetts
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 208-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Lawrence
Carrier: Comcast Phone Of Massachusetts
Introduced: 03/19/2001
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 209-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Sudbury
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 10/11/1997
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 210-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Peabody
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 07/30/2002
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 212-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Worcester
Carrier: Ctc Communications Corp.
Introduced: 03/19/2001
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 213-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Topsfield
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 214-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Wilmington
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 05/10/1999
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 215-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Billerica
Carrier: Paetec Communications
Introduced: 07/22/1999
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 216-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Bolton
Carrier: Bandwidth.com Clec
Introduced: 10/31/2001
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 217-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Sudbury
Carrier: Nep
Introduced: 09/29/2003
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 218-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Marlborough
Carrier: Teleport Communications America
Introduced: 10/11/1997
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 219-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Salem
Carrier: Broadwing Communications
Introduced: 02/20/2001
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 221-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Lowell
Carrier: Mci Worldcom Communications
Introduced: 09/08/2011
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 222-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Cambridge
Carrier: Xo Massachusetts
Introduced: 10/31/2000
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 223-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Danvers
Carrier: Paetec Communications
Introduced: 08/20/2000
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 224-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Salem
Carrier: Mcimetro Access Transmission Services LLC
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 225-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Newburyport
Carrier: Ctc Communications Corp.
Introduced: 01/16/2001
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 226-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Tyngsboro
Carrier: Teleport Communications America
Introduced: 05/10/1999
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 227-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Leominster
Carrier: Teleport Communications America
Introduced: 11/20/1998
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 228-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Haverhill
Carrier: Omnipoint Miami E License
Introduced: 09/12/2008
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 229-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Boston
Carrier: Broadwing Communications
Introduced: 07/22/1999
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 230-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Leominster
Carrier: Rcn Telecom Services
Introduced: 11/20/1998
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 231-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Gloucester
Carrier: Xo Massachusetts
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 232-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Beverly
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 10/11/1997
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 233-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Hamilton
Carrier: Broadwing Communications
Introduced: 07/22/1999
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 234-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Georgetown
Carrier: Broadwing Communications
Introduced: 07/22/1999
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 235-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Leominster
Carrier: Omnipoint Miami E License
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 236-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Beverly
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 05/10/1999
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 237-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Lawrence
Carrier: Level 3 Communications
Introduced: 10/13/1999
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 238-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Ipswich
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 08/20/2000
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 239-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Salem
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - DC
Introduced: 08/20/2000
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 240-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Hudson
Carrier: Norfolk County Internet
Introduced: 08/20/2000
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 241-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Haverhill
Carrier: Teleport Communications America
Introduced: 10/11/1997
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 242-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Lawrence
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 05/18/1998
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 243-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Maynard
Carrier: Ctc Communications Corp.
Introduced: 10/31/2000
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 244-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Lowell
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 10/11/1997
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 245-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Concord
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 10/11/1997
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 246-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Maynard
Carrier: Xo Massachusetts
Introduced: 08/14/1998
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 247-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Andover
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 02/27/1999
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 248-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Athol
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 02/27/1999
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 249-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Athol
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 10/11/1997
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 250-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Lowell
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 10/11/1997
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 251-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Lowell
Carrier: Verizon New England Inc.
Introduced: 10/11/1997
Area Code: 978
Prefix: (978) 252-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Ashburnham
Carrier: Level 3 Communications
Introduced: 07/22/1999