- Area code 914
Area code 914 is a
stateof New York telephone area code. It is the area code for Westchester County, including the cities of Yonkers and Rye. It was one of the original area codes established in October, 1947.
2000, the 914 area code also served the counties of Rockland, Putnam, Orange, Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan, and Delaware, in addition to Westchester. However, due to the growing popularity and commercialization of cell phonesand internetdial-up connections, the area code was split on June 5, 2000with Westchester retaining 914, and the remaining counties receiving the new area code of 845.
Since 2004, a block of numbers used by MCI has also been used in the
Green Zoneof Baghdad, Iraqto provide United States government officials and humanitarian workers access to "local" calls. [ [http://www.nytimes.com/2004/10/01/nyregion/01code.html?pagewanted=all&position= The New York Times > New York Region > Area Codes, Now Divorced From Their Areas ] ]
List of NANP area codes
North American Numbering Plan
* [http://www.areacode-info.com/!history/1940s50s.htm 1940s and 1950s Telephone area code history]
* [http://www.truckroadservice.com/914_845_split_area_code.html 914/845 prefix split information]
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