Area code 757
The region within its service area includes the following:
- The vast majority of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area, encompassing:
- The Eastern Shore of Virginia, the Virginia portion of the Delmarva Peninsula.
Before the implementation of number pooling, 757 was projected to run out of numbers as early as 2002. A plan was developed that would have allowed a concentrated overlay in the Hampton Roads metro area leaving all of the Eastern Shore in 757. This would have made ten-digit dialing mandatory in southeastern Virginia. However, this plan was never implemented and the area code is not projected to reach full capacity until the middle of 2023. As a result, 757 is one of the few urbanized area codes where seven-digit dialing is still possible.
|Virginia area codes: 276, 434, 540, 571/703, 757, 804|
|North: 804, 410/443/667|
|West: 434||area code 757||East: Atlantic Ocean|
|Maryland area codes: 240/301, 410/443/667|
|North Carolina area codes: 252, 336/743, 704/980, 828, 910, 919/984|