Area codes 234 and 330

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Area codes 234 and 330 are North American telephone area codes for part of northeast Ohio, United States. Area code 330 was established on March 9, 1996. The overlay, area code 234, was established on October 30, 2000,[1] but phone numbers were not assigned to it until 2003.[2] They cover the Akron, Canton, Youngstown, and Warren areas. Ten-digit dialing has been mandatory since October 1, 2000.[1][3][4]

Area codes 234 and 330 were originally part of area code 216, one of the original North American Numbering Plan codes. Some of the first 234 numbers were assigned in 2003, when a new FedEx Custom Critical office opened on Boettler Road in Green, Ohio.[5]

Area code 234 was planned to become the area code for the Jacksonville, Florida area, but local businesses and the Federal Communications Commission split the existing area code, 904, into area codes 850 and 386.[6]

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  1. ^ a b Lin-Fisher, Betty (September 27, 2000). "Akron, Ohio, Region Prepares for 10-Digit Dialing, New Area Code". Akron Beacon Journal (Knight-Ridder/Tribune Business News). 
  2. ^ Lin-Fisher, Betty (October 31, 2003). "New Akron, Ohio-Area Area nally Has Phone Numbers Assigned". Akron Beacon Journal (Knight-Ridder/Tribune Business News). 
  3. ^ "Ohio Area Code Update" (PDF). The Office of the Ohio Consumers' Counsel. 2006. 
  4. ^ Lin-Fisher, Betty (October 1, 2000). "Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio, Consumer Column". Akron Beacon Journal (Knight-Ridder/Tribune Business News). 
  5. ^ Lin-Fisher, Betty (October 31, 2003). "CALL FOR MORE TELEPHONE NUMBERS ANSWERED - 234 AREA CODE CONNECTED MOST PEOPLE ARE STILL BEING ASSIGNED 330 NUMBERS". Akron Beacon Journal (Knight Ridder). p. D1. 
  6. ^ Fineout, Gary. "Signals are switched in battle for 904 area code". Tallahassee Democrat (areacode-info.com). 
Ohio area codes: 216, 220, 234, 330, 419, 440, 513, 567, 614, 740, 937
North: 216, 440
West: 419/567 Area codes 234 and 330 East: 724
South: 740, 304/681
Pennsylvania area codes: 215, 267, 412, 484, 570, 610, 717, 724, 814, 878
West Virginia area codes: 304/681

Coordinates: 41°N 81°W / 41°N 81°W / 41; -81