979 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 979

Map:

Area Code Prefix Usage Primary City Carrier Introduced
979 (979) 200- Wireless Caldwell New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL 05/14/2003
979 (979) 201- Wireless Clute Sprint Spectrum L.p. 06/13/2000
979 (979) 202- Wireless Clute Sprint Spectrum L.p. 06/13/2000
979 (979) 203- Wireless Brenham New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL 05/14/2003
979 (979) 204- Wireless Bryan New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL 05/15/2003
979 (979) 206- Landline La Grange Colorado Valley Communications 03/07/2012
979 (979) 207- Landline Bryan Gte-sw DBA Verizon Sw Inc.-tx 03/01/2013
979 (979) 208- Wireless Round Top New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL 07/22/2013
979 (979) 209- Landline Bryan Gte-sw DBA Verizon Sw Inc.-tx 08/20/2000
979 (979) 210- Wireless Hearne Texas Communications 06/03/2004
979 (979) 212- Landline Giddings Gte-sw DBA Verizon Sw Inc.-tx 06/20/2001
979 (979) 213- Wireless Bryan 365 Wireless 03/12/2013
979 (979) 215- Wireless Angleton Sprint Spectrum L.p. 06/13/2000
979 (979) 216- Landline Bay City Broadwing Communications 06/13/2000
979 (979) 217- Landline Wallis Level 3 Communications 06/13/2000
979 (979) 218- Wireless Bryan Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless 06/13/2000
979 (979) 219- Wireless Bryan Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless 06/13/2000
979 (979) 220- Wireless Bryan Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless 06/13/2000
979 (979) 221- Landline Hempstead Level 3 Communications 06/13/2000
979 (979) 222- Wireless Bryan Texas Communications 06/13/2000
979 (979) 223- Wireless Bryan Usa Mobility Wireless 06/13/2000
979 (979) 224- Landline Bryan New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL 06/13/2000
979 (979) 226- Wireless Bryan Usa Mobility Wireless 06/13/2000
979 (979) 227- Landline Bellville Grande Communications Networks 06/13/2000
979 (979) 228- Wireless Bryan Usa Mobility Wireless 06/13/2000
979 (979) 229- Wireless Bryan New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL 06/13/2000
979 (979) 230- Landline Freeport Southwestern Bell 06/13/2000
979 (979) 232- Wireless Eagle Lake New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL 09/18/2001
979 (979) 233- Landline Freeport Southwestern Bell 06/13/2000
979 (979) 234- Landline Eagle Lake Southwestern Bell 06/13/2000
979 (979) 235- Landline Freeport Southwestern Bell 06/13/2000
979 (979) 236- Wireless Freeport New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL 06/13/2000
979 (979) 237- Landline Freeport Southwestern Bell 06/13/2000
979 (979) 238- Landline Freeport Southwestern Bell 06/13/2000
979 (979) 239- Landline Freeport Southwestern Bell 06/13/2000
979 (979) 240- Wireless Bay City Southwestern Bell 06/13/2000
979 (979) 241- Landline Bay City Southwestern Bell 06/13/2000
979 (979) 242- Landline West Point Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative 06/13/2000
979 (979) 243- Landline Garwood Southwestern Bell 05/09/2001
979 (979) 244- Landline Bay City Southwestern Bell 06/13/2000
979 (979) 245- Landline Bay City Southwestern Bell 06/13/2000
979 (979) 246- Landline Needville Level 3 Communications 09/12/2002
979 (979) 247- Landline La Grange Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative 06/13/2000
979 (979) 248- Wireless Brazoria Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless 09/18/2001
979 (979) 249- Landline Fayetteville Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative 06/13/2000
979 (979) 250- Landline La Grange AT&T; Local 11/06/2003
979 (979) 251- Landline Brenham Southwestern Bell 06/13/2000
979 (979) 252- Wireless Giddings Texas Communications 01/24/2002
979 (979) 253- Wireless Garwood Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless 09/18/2001
979 (979) 254- Wireless Franklin Texas Communications 12/13/2004
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 200-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Caldwell
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL
Introduced: 05/14/2003
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 201-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Clute
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 202-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Clute
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 203-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Brenham
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL
Introduced: 05/14/2003
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 204-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Bryan
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL
Introduced: 05/15/2003
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 206-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: La Grange
Carrier: Colorado Valley Communications
Introduced: 03/07/2012
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 207-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Bryan
Carrier: Gte-sw DBA Verizon Sw Inc.-tx
Introduced: 03/01/2013
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 208-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Round Top
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL
Introduced: 07/22/2013
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 209-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Bryan
Carrier: Gte-sw DBA Verizon Sw Inc.-tx
Introduced: 08/20/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 210-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Hearne
Carrier: Texas Communications
Introduced: 06/03/2004
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 212-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Giddings
Carrier: Gte-sw DBA Verizon Sw Inc.-tx
Introduced: 06/20/2001
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 213-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Bryan
Carrier: 365 Wireless
Introduced: 03/12/2013
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 215-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Angleton
Carrier: Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 216-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Bay City
Carrier: Broadwing Communications
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 217-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Wallis
Carrier: Level 3 Communications
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 218-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Bryan
Carrier: Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 219-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Bryan
Carrier: Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 220-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Bryan
Carrier: Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 221-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Hempstead
Carrier: Level 3 Communications
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 222-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Bryan
Carrier: Texas Communications
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 223-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Bryan
Carrier: Usa Mobility Wireless
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 224-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Bryan
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 226-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Bryan
Carrier: Usa Mobility Wireless
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 227-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Bellville
Carrier: Grande Communications Networks
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 228-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Bryan
Carrier: Usa Mobility Wireless
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 229-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Bryan
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 230-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Freeport
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 232-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Eagle Lake
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL
Introduced: 09/18/2001
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 233-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Freeport
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 234-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Eagle Lake
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 235-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Freeport
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 236-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Freeport
Carrier: New Cingular Wireless PCS - IL
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 237-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Freeport
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 238-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Freeport
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 239-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Freeport
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 240-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Bay City
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 241-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Bay City
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 242-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: West Point
Carrier: Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 243-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Garwood
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 05/09/2001
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 244-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Bay City
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 245-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Bay City
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 246-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Needville
Carrier: Level 3 Communications
Introduced: 09/12/2002
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 247-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: La Grange
Carrier: Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 248-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Brazoria
Carrier: Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced: 09/18/2001
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 249-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Fayetteville
Carrier: Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 250-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: La Grange
Carrier: AT&T; Local
Introduced: 11/06/2003
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 251-
Usage: Landline
Primary City: Brenham
Carrier: Southwestern Bell
Introduced: 06/13/2000
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 252-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Giddings
Carrier: Texas Communications
Introduced: 01/24/2002
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 253-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Garwood
Carrier: Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced: 09/18/2001
Area Code: 979
Prefix: (979) 254-
Usage: Wireless
Primary City: Franklin
Carrier: Texas Communications
Introduced: 12/13/2004