Area code 619

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The map to the right is now clickable; click on an area code to go to the page for that area code. The area code in red is Area Code 619; all others in blue are California area codes.

Area code 619 is a California telephone area code that was split from area code 714 on November 5, 1982. This area code currently covers the southern half of the city of San Diego and its eastern and southern suburbs.

On March 23, 1997, areas around North San Diego County, desert areas and geographical areas close to Lake Tahoe split into area code 760.

On June 12, 1999, the northern half of San Diego and the inner northern suburbs split into area code 858.

Area code 619 was the first new area code in the NANP since area code 804 was added in 1973, and the second area code added since 1966, the beginning of the NANP's most stable period.

List of places in the 619 area code[edit]

San Diego County[edit]

In popular culture[edit]

  • Professional wrestler and San Diego native Rey Mysterio named his finishing move "The 619" after the area code.[1] A DVD featuring him is titled Rey Mysterio: 619.[2]
  • Football player Reggie Bush painted the number 619 into his eyeblack during games. He explained "When I do that, it's my way of keeping myself humble, of representing my hometown and letting them know I'm not going to forget where I came from."[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rey Mysterio bio". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 16 September 2011. 
  2. ^ World Wrestling Entertainment (2003). Rey Mysterio: 619 (DVD). Enfield, Middlesex: Silver Vision. 
  3. ^ "It's Reggie, bar none". USA Today. 12 March 2005. Retrieved 16 September 2011. 

External links[edit]

California area codes: 209, 213, 310/424, 323, 408/669, 415, 442/760, 510, 530, 559, 562, 619, 626, 650, 657/714, 661, 707, 747/818, 805, 831, 858, 909, 916, 925, 949, 951
North: 442/760, 858
West: Pacific Ocean, 808 area code 619 East: 442/760
South: Country code +52 in Mexico
Hawaii area codes: 808

Coordinates: 32°36′N 117°00′W / 32.6°N 117°W / 32.6; -117