Area code 425

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Area code 425 is a telephone dialing code in Washington for the suburbs north and east of Seattle, particularly the Eastside, extending east to North Bend, north to Everett, and south to Maple Valley.

The area code went into service on April 27, 1997, as part of a three-way split of area code 206. The period from April 27, 1997, through November 15, 1997, was considered a "transition period" for this new area code. Use of the 425 area code became mandatory on Sunday, November 16, 1997.

The song "Operator" by Danish eurodance artist Miss Papaya begins with an automated message notifying the caller that area code 206 has been changed to 425.

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Washington area codes: 206, 253, 360, 425, 509
North: 360
West: 206 Area Code 425 East: 360, 509
South: 206, 253, 360