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774 Area Code.

774 Area Code.

774 Area Code

Area

The 774 area code covers a large area of the northeastern United States, ranging from the southern borders of Maine, to north of the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area in Maryland, to past Philadelphia in Pennsylvania through to central NY.

The carriers providing phone numbers in this area code are: AT&T Local, Allegiance Telecom, Bandwidth.com Clec, Broadview Networks, Broadvox-clec, Broadwing Communications, Cbeyond Communications, Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless, Charter Fiberlink Ma-cco, Choice One Communications, Comcast Phone Of Massachusetts, Conversent Communications Of Massachusetts, Ctc Communications Corp., Global Crossing Local Services-ma, Level 3 Communications, Local Access LLC, Mci Worldcom Communications, Metro PCS, Neutral Tandem-massachusetts, Fresh Cingular Wireless PCS - DC, Omnipoint Miami E License, Paetec Communications, Peerless Network Of Massachusetts, Rnk, Sprint Spectrum L.p., Teleport Communications America, Verizon New-England Inc., Xo Massachusetts. (Source: www.yellowpages.ca)

Code

The phone area code 774 was part of an early telephone numbering plan and was originally chosen in 1947 to serve San Jose, California. When area codes were introduced nationwide in October 1947, 774 was picked from a pool of seven digit code, and it was not until December 2, 1947 that the original service area was modified to also include Santa Clara county. (It should be noted that area code 312 serves San Jose, California.

Area Code

Area codes 508 and 774 serve the larger communities of Barnstable, Brockton, Dartmouth, Easton, Fall River, Framingham, Franklin, Marlborough, Milford, NB, Plymouth, Taunton and Worcester, as well as, many smaller communities in southeastern Massachusetts. (Source: www.areacodehelp.com)

City

774 is South Carolina's main area code and is assigned to Columbia. It provides service to the counties of Ladson, Myrtle Beach, and North Myrtle Beach.

The following map shows the coverage of 774 area code. The coverage area is shown in green. (Source: www.usa.com)

Worcester

The 774 area code is associated with Worcester, Massachusetts. It is part of the 857-code range, which covers many cities and places in Massachusetts and its region of New-England. It was first established in September 1987 when the operators of the Massachusetts exchange reached a lower dialing limit, while keeping the 10-digit boundaries that introduced area codes in 1947. Worcester is the largest city in the 774 area code, with a land-component population of 550,000 people.

 

 

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