Area codes 781 and 339

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Map showing the region covered by area codes 781 and 339
Map of current Massachusetts area codes (since May 2001)

Area code 781 covers most of the Boston suburbs roughly along Route 128 and about two-thirds of the South Shore. It was created as a split from area code 617 on September 1, 1997. (LATA code 128). Use of 781 became mandatory February 1, 1998. 339 has been sharing the service area since May 2, 2001. Since then, 10 digit local dialing is mandatory.

Communities[edit]

Counties[edit]

Portions of the following counties are covered:

Regions[edit]

Central office codes (by location)[edit]

(781)-NXX

  • Arlington (includes part of Medford):
    316, 443, 483, 488, 574, 583, 641, 643, 645, 646, 648, 777, 819, 844, 859
  • Braintree:
    228, 267, 303, 348, 353, 356, 380, 394, 428, 519, 535, 602, 654, 664, 794, 796, 817, 843, 848, 849, 884, 917, 926, 930, 952, 964
  • Burlington:
    202, 203, 221, 229, 238, 262, 265, 270, 272, 273, 313, 328, 345, 359, 362, 365, 387, 418, 425, 442, 494, 505, 552, 564, 565, 601, 653, 685, 730, 743, 744, 750, 757, 791, 825, 852, 892, 896, 993, 998
  • Canton:
    232, 298, 302, 332, 363, 364, 401, 415, 562, 571, 575, 615, 633, 713, 737, 739, 746, 770, 774, 821, 828, 830, 989
  • Cohasset: 210, 236, 383, 527, 923
  • Dedham (includes part of Westwood):
    223, 251, 320, 326, 329, 355, 366, 375, 381, 407, 410, 441, 459, 461, 467, 471, 492, 493, 613, 636, 686, 690, 708, 742, 751, 752, 801, 915
  • Hingham:
    374, 385, 556, 630, 706, 735, 740, 741, 749, 783, 804, 836, 875, 903, 908, 919
  • Hull: 214, 242, 773, 925
  • Lexington (includes Bedford):
    226, 230, 240, 266, 271, 274, 275, 276, 280, 301, 323, 325, 354, 357, 372, 377, 382, 402, 430, 456, 457, 458, 482, 515, 532, 533, 538, 541, 553, 597, 652, 669, 671, 674, 676, 687, 698, 734, 748, 761, 766, 778, 841, 845, 860, 861, 862, 863, 869, 879, 918, 945, 958, 981, 999
  • Lincoln: 259
  • Lynn:
    215, 244, 248, 254, 268, 309, 346, 477, 479, 581, 584, 586, 592, 593, 594, 595, 596, 598, 599, 632, 691, 710, 715, 718, 731, 771, 780, 842, 910, 913
  • Malden:
    288, 321, 322, 324, 333, 338, 388, 397, 399, 420, 480, 502, 605, 627, 661, 667, 851, 870, 873, 905, 912
  • Medford:
    219, 306, 350, 391, 393, 395, 396, 475, 498, 518, 526, 539, 628, 655, 658, 723, 827, 866, 874, 957, 960
  • Melrose:
    432, 462, 517, 590, 606, 620, 662, 665, 712, 720, 979
  • Needham:
    247, 292, 343, 400, 429, 433, 444, 449, 453, 455, 465, 474, 495, 514, 540, 559, 644, 657, 707, 719, 726, 727, 898, 965, 972
  • Norwood (includes part of Westwood):
    255, 369, 278, 349, 352, 414, 440, 501, 551, 603, 619, 634, 680, 688, 702, 725, 762, 769, 856, 881, 929, 948, 949, 956
  • Randolph (includes Holbrook):
    300, 308, 390, 437, 473, 506, 510, 607, 767, 785, 815, 824, 885, 888, 961, 963, 986
  • Reading:
    205, 282, 315, 439, 509, 649, 670, 673, 677, 758, 764, 765, 779, 872, 909, 942, 944
  • Revere:
    241, 284, 286, 289, 426, 485, 549, 560, 629, 656, 808, 823, 853, 858, 922, 951, 953,
  • Stoneham:
    279, 435, 438, 454, 481, 507, 568, 572, 799, 832, 835, 850, 954, 984
  • Wakefield:
    213, 224, 245, 246, 258, 295, 360, 451, 486, 548, 557, 567, 587, 621, 683, 716, 876, 914, 928, 968
  • Waltham (includes part of Weston):
    207, 208, 209, 212, 216, 249, 250, 256, 290, 296, 299, 314, 317, 330, 370, 373, 386, 392, 398, 409, 419, 434, 464, 466, 472, 478, 487, 513, 516, 522, 529, 530, 543, 547, 577, 609, 612, 614, 622, 642, 647, 663, 668, 672, 678, 684, 693, 697, 699, 736, 768, 775, 786, 788, 790, 795, 810, 833, 839, 864, 890, 891, 893, 894, 895, 899, 902, 906, 907, 916, 966, 996
  • Wellesley (includes part of Weston):
    235, 237, 239, 263, 283, 304, 371, 416, 431, 446, 489, 591, 694, 705, 772, 943, 992, 997
  • Weymouth:
    277, 331, 335, 337, 340, 413, 534, 624, 626, 637, 682, 724, 789, 803, 812, 901, 927, 974, 985
  • Winchester:
    218, 358, 368, 369, 389, 570, 589, 604, 625, 717, 721, 722, 729, 756, 760, 838, 971, 977, 983
  • Woburn:
    281, 287, 305, 367, 376, 404, 405, 460, 491, 496, 497, 503, 504, 528, 537, 569, 608, 638, 640, 696, 704, 759, 782, 787, 865, 883, 897, 904, 932, 933, 935, 937, 938, 939, 962, 670, 994, 995

(339)-NXX

  • Arlington: 368, 707
  • Braintree: 235
  • Bryantville: 244, 933
  • Burlington: 234
  • Cambridge: 550, 940, 976
  • Canton: 237, 502
  • Cohasset: 337
  • Dedham: 204
  • Hingham: 200, 236
  • Kingston: 309, 832
  • Lexington: 223, 970
  • Lowell: 920
  • Lynn: 440, 883
  • Malden: 224
  • Marshfield: 793
  • Medford:221, 545, 674
  • Melrose: 293
  • Needham: 225
  • Norwell: 613
  • Norwood: 206
  • Randolph: 987
  • Revere: 226, 532
  • Rockland: 469, 788
  • Saugus: 600
  • Scituate: 526
  • Sharon: 230, 364
  • Wakefield: 203, 219
  • Waltham: 222, 814
  • Wellesley: 686
  • Weymouth: 355, 499
  • Woburn: 227, 298, 645, 927

N11 codes[edit]

Main article: N11 code

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Massachusetts area codes: 339, 351, 413, 508, 617, 774, 781, 857, 978
North: 978/351
West: 413 Area code 339/781 completely surrounds 617/857 East: 617/857, Atlantic Ocean
South: 508/774