Area code 515

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Area code 319 Area code 563 Area code 515 Area code 641 Area code 712 Area code 605 Area code 402 Area code 660 Area code 507 Area code 608 Area code 815 Area code 309 Area code 217The area colored red indicates the geographical region in the state of Iowa, served by area code 515
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Area code 515 is an area code serving most of north-central Iowa. It represents Des Moines, Ames, Ankeny, Boone, Fort Dodge, Jefferson, Algona and Indianola.

Despite its relatively modest population, Iowa was originally divided into three area codes running vertically the full length of the state, with the 515 area code covering the central third of the state. In 2000, the eastern and southern portions of 515 were split off as area code 641. Today the 515 area code covers only about one-fourth of its original area, including the city of Des Moines and areas northwest of there. The map to the right is clickable; click on any of the area codes on the map to go to the area code for that region.

The metal band Slipknot named one of their songs "515" because the band is from Des Moines.

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Iowa area codes: 319, 515, 563, 641, 712
North: 507
West: 712 area code 515 East: 641
South: 641
Minnesota area codes: 218, 320, 507, 612, 651, 763, 952