List of New Jersey area codes

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Numbering plan areas of New Jersey

The area codes in the U.S. State of New Jersey are:

  • 201: Northeastern New Jersey primarily Bergen County and Hudson County.
  • 551: Overlays area code 201.
  • 609: Trenton, Lawrenceville, Princeton, Medford, Atlantic City, Barnegat, Wildwood, Ocean City, Burlington, Cape May.
  • 640: Expected to overlay 609 in 2018.[1]
  • 732: Toms River, Edison, New Brunswick, Freehold, Red Bank.
  • 848: Overlays 732.
  • 856: Camden, Cherry Hill, Glassboro, Vineland, Salem, Marlton, Clayton, Monroeville.
  • 862: Overlays 973.
  • 908: Elizabeth and Union County, Somerset County, Warren County, Hunterdon County, and parts of southern and western Morris County.
  • 973: Essex County, Passaic County, Morris County, Sussex County, and small portions of Bergen and Hudson County.


  1. ^ Gray, Matt. "Number, please: 10th area code approved for N.J.", NJ Advance Media for, May 2, 2017. Accessed May 3, 2017. "Neustar Inc., the company that administers area codes for the Federal Communications Commission, projected that the 609 area code would max out its phone number options by late 2018, prompting the request for the addition of 640.... Use of the new area code will begin in 2018."