Georgia Area Code
Georgia area codes are numerical designations used for routing telephone calls within the state of Georgia, USA. They correspond to specific geographic areas and help connect callers to their intended destinations. Examples include 404, 678, 770, and 912. These codes are essential for efficient communication within the state.
|State Nickname:||Peach State Equality State|
|Timezone||Eastern Time (ET)|
What time zone is Georgia?
The state of Georgia primarily falls within the Eastern Time Zone (ET) of the United States. Eastern Time (ET) is UTC-5 during Standard Time and UTC-4 during Daylight Saving Time (EDT).
Note that the start and end dates of daylight saving time can change
Georgia's area codes have evolved to meet increasing telecommunications demands. Initially, Area Code 404, established in 1947, covered the entire state. Over time, growth led to splits and new codes, including Area Code 912 in 1954, Area Code 706 in 1992, Area Code 770 in 1995, and Area Code 678 in 1998. The latest addition, Area Code 470, serves the Atlanta area. These changes reflect Georgia's dynamic development and evolving communication needs.
All Area Codes in Georgia
This table provides a quick overview of all area codes, their locations, and some historical context for each.
|Area Code||Location||History and Details|
|404||Atlanta and Surrounding Areas||Primarily serves the city of Atlanta and its suburbs.|
|470||Atlanta Metropolitan Area||An overlay code for 404 and 678, serving the Atlanta metropolitan region.|
|478||Central Georgia||Serves central Georgia, including cities like Macon and Warner Robins.|
|678||Atlanta Metropolitan Area||An overlay code for 404, serving the Atlanta metropolitan region.|
|706||Northern and Western Georgia||Serves northern and western Georgia, including cities like Augusta and Columbus.|
|762||Overlay for 706||An overlay code for 706, serving the same region.|
|770||Northern Suburbs of Atlanta||Serves northern suburbs of Atlanta.|
|912||Southeastern Georgia||Serves southeastern Georgia, including cities like Savannah and Brunswick.|
Largest Cities in Georgia with area codes
Quick overview of large cities, their area codes, and some historical context for each in Georgia.
|Name||Area Code||History and Details|
|Atlanta||404, 678, 470, 770||The capital and largest city of Georgia, known for its diverse culture, economic significance, and numerous attractions.|
|Augusta||706, 762 (overlay)||Home to the Masters Tournament, Augusta is a city along the Savannah River in eastern Georgia.|
|Columbus||706, 762 (overlay)||A major city located in western Georgia along the Chattahoochee River.|
|Savannah||912||A historic coastal city known for its charming architecture, rich history, and vibrant arts scene.|
|Athens||706, 762 (overlay)||Home to the University of Georgia, Athens is a college town with a lively music and arts community.|
|Macon||478||A central Georgia city known for its cultural heritage, including music and history.|
|Roswell||678, 770||A northern suburb of Atlanta with a historic downtown area and vibrant community.|
|Albany||229||Located in southwestern Georgia, Albany is known for its agriculture and outdoor recreational opportunities.|
|Johns Creek||678, 770||A suburb in the northern Atlanta metropolitan area, known for its quality of life and education.|
|Warner Robins||478||A city in central Georgia, famous for Robins Air Force Base and aerospace industries.|