List of Massachusetts area codes

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May 2001-present
September 1997-May 2001
July 1988-September 1997
October 1947-July 1988

This is a list of area codes in Massachusetts:

As of March 2010, Massachusetts is split into two main regional calling areas. Eastern Massachusetts is considered as area codes: 339, 351, 508, 617, 774, 781, 857, and 978. Western Massachusetts is considered as area code 413. Area codes 339, 351, 774, and 857 are used on mobile lines; none or few landlines use them. Occasionally cell phones can use 508, 617, and 781.

Code Created Region
339 2001 Saugus, Norwood, Waltham, Woburn, east central Massachusetts, and other Boston suburbs along Route 128, overlays with 781
351 2001 Fitchburg, Peabody, and northeastern Massachusetts, overlays with 978
413 1947 Pittsfield, Springfield, Holyoke, Greenfield, and western Massachusetts
508 1988 Worcester, New Bedford, and southeastern Massachusetts, overlays with 774
617 1947 Boston, Cambridge, east central Massachusetts, and close-in Boston suburbs, overlays with 857
774 2001 Worcester and southeastern Massachusetts, overlays with 508
781 1997 Saugus, Norwood, Waltham, Woburn, east central Massachusetts, and other Boston suburbs along Route 128, overlays with 339
857 2001 Boston, Cambridge, east central Massachusetts, and close-in Boston suburbs, overlays with 617
978 1997 Fitchburg, Peabody, and northeastern Massachusetts, overlays with 351

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