Nevada Area Code
Nevada, a U.S. state, primarily uses area codes 702 and 775. Area code 702 serves the Las Vegas area in the south, while 775 covers most of northern and central Nevada, including Reno. Overlay code 725 serves the same regions as 702. These area codes are essential for assigning phone numbers in the state.
|State Nickname:||The Silver State Equality State|
|Capital City||Carson City|
|Area Codes||702, 775|
|Timezone||Pacific Time Zone (PT),Mountain Time Zone (MT)|
What time zone is Nevada?
Most of Nevada is in the Pacific Time Zone (PT), UTC-8 during Standard Time and UTC-7 during Daylight Saving Time (DST). Some northeastern areas like West Wendover and Jackpot are in the Mountain Time Zone (MT), UTC-7 during Standard Time and UTC-6 during DST. DST practices may vary locally.
Note that the start and end dates of daylight saving time can change
Nevada's area code history began with the assignment of 702, covering the entire state in 1947. The state received its second area code 775, in 1998 to accommodate northern Nevada's growing demand for telephone numbers. Despite subsequent area code changes and overlays, 702 and 775 continue to serve as the primary area codes, distinguishing between the southern and northern regions of the state.
All Area Codes in Nevada
This table provides a quick overview of all area codes, their locations, and some historical context for each.
|Area Code||Location||History and Details|
|702||Southern Nevada||Covers the southern part of Nevada, including Las Vegas.|
|775||Northern Nevada||Covers the northern part of Nevada, including Reno, Carson City, and Elko.|
Largest Cities in Nevada with area codes
Quick overview of large cities, their area codes, and some historical context for each in Nevada.
|Name||Area Code||History and Details|
|Las Vegas||702||Nevada's largest city, famous for its entertainment and casinos.|
|Henderson||702||A major city in the Las Vegas metropolitan area, known for its suburban communities.|
|Reno||775||The second-largest city in Nevada, often called the "Biggest Little City in the World."|
|North Las Vegas||702||Adjacent to Las Vegas, part of the Las Vegas metropolitan area.|
|Sparks||775||A city near Reno, considered part of the Reno-Sparks metropolitan area.|
|Carson City||775||The capital of Nevada, known for its historic sites and government buildings.|
|Elko||775||Located in northeastern Nevada, known for mining and ranching industries.|