Area code 914

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The blue region is New York state; the red region is area code 913.

Area code 914 is the telephone area code for Westchester County, New York.

914 was among the original area codes, which were announced in October 1947.[1] It originally was assigned to most of the New York state side of the New York metropolitan area (excluding New York City itself, which was assigned 212.) The 914 code originally included Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland, Putnam, Orange, Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan and Delaware counties, plus Westchester. In 1951, Nassau and Suffolk were transitioned to area code 516.[1][2]

Due to the growing popularity and commercialization of cell phones and internet dial-up connections, 914 was split on June 5, 2000. Westchester retained 914, while the rest of the region became 845. 914 was retained for all cell phones in the lower Hudson Valley that were in use before the split.[2]


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  1. ^ a b "Area Code History". Area-Codes. 
  2. ^ a b "914 Area Code". All Area Codes. 

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New York area codes: 212, 315, 347, 516, 518, 585, 607, 631, 646, 716, 718, 845, 914, 917, 929
North: 845
West: 201/551, 845 area code 914 East: 203
South: 347/718, 917
Connecticut area codes: 203, 475, 860
New Jersey area codes: 201, 551, 609, 732, 848, 856, 862, 908, 973

Coordinates: 41°06′N 73°47′W / 41.10°N 73.79°W / 41.10; -73.79