List of British Columbia area codes
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- 236: overlays with 250, 604 and 778
- 250: Split from 604 in 1996. Serves most of British Columbia including Vancouver Island
- 604: Created as British Columbia's original area code in 1947. Covers the City of Vancouver, the Lower Mainland, Sunshine Coast, Howe Sound and lower Fraser Valley.
- 778: Created in 2001 as overlay for Vancouver and the lower Fraser Valley in 2001. Extended to entire province in 2007.