Area code 908

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Area code 908 is an area code in northern New Jersey. The area code covers the North/Central portions of the state. It includes communities in Union County, Somerset County, northern parts of Middlesex County, Hunterdon County, Warren County, and Morris County as well as some cell phones in Monmouth and Ocean Counties.

908 was created when Area code 201 was divided, and took effect on June 8, 1991.[1] 908 was split as of January 1, 1997, forming Area code 732.[2]

Middlesex County is largely 908 in South Plainfield and parts of Edison (particularly Inman Avenue and north of Oak Tree Road) and Piscataway (particularly the New Market area near Plainfield).


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  1. ^ About Verizon New Jersey: Years 1985 to 1998, Verizon Communications, accessed May 12, 2007.
  2. ^ Newman, Andy. "New Area Codes Introduced", The New York Times, June 2, 1997. Accessed January 23, 2008.

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New Jersey area codes: 201, 551, 609, 732, 848, 856, 862, 908, 973
North: 862/973
West: 484/610, 570/272 908 East: 347/718/917
South: 215/267, 609, 732/848
New York area codes: 212, 315, 332, 347, 516, 518, 585, 607, 631, 646, 680, 716, 718, 845, 914, 917, 929, 934
Pennsylvania area codes: 215, 267, 272, 412, 484, 570, 610, 717, 724, 814, 878

Coordinates: 40°28′28″N 74°25′33″W / 40.4744°N 74.4258°W / 40.4744; -74.4258