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272 Area Code

State: Pennsylvania
Major City: Scranton
Timezone: Eastern
Current Time: 6:38am
Short URL: allareacodes.com/272

Area Code 272 Map

Where is area code 272?

Area code 272 is located in northeastern Pennsylvania and covers Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, and Williamsport. It is an overlay for area code 570 and serves the same area.

What time zone is area code 272?

The 272 area code is located in the Eastern timezone. The Eastern time zone is also known as America/New_York. As of the last time this page was loaded, the current time is 6:38am.

History

272 was first put in service October 21, 2013. It was created from area code 570.

Nearby Area Codes

215/267/445 (Philadelphia, PA)
223/717 (Lancaster, PA)
272/570 (Scranton, PA)
304/681 (West Virginia)
484/610 (Allentown, PA)
518/838 (Albany, NY)
585 (Rochester, NY)
607 (Binghamton, NY)
814 (Erie, PA)
845 (New City, NY)
862/973 (Newark, NJ)
908 (Elizabeth, NJ)

Top 20 Counties in Area Code 272

CountyTotal Population% of 272% of County
Luzerne, PA320,9188%100%
Lackawanna, PA214,4374%100%
Monroe, PA169,8425%89%
Schuylkill, PA148,2896%98%
Lycoming, PA116,11111%100%
Northumberland, PA94,5284%98%
Columbia, PA67,2954%100%
Bradford, PA62,62210%100%
Pike, PA57,3695%100%
Wayne, PA52,8226%100%
Carbon, PA65,2493%78%
Union, PA44,9473%100%
Susquehanna, PA43,3567%100%
Clinton, PA39,2388%100%
Snyder, PA39,7022%84%
Wyoming, PA28,2763%100%
Tioga, PA41,9816%62%
Northampton, PA297,7350%6%
Montour, PA18,2671%100%
Sullivan, PA6,4284%100%

Top 50 Cities in Area Code 272

CityTotal Population% of 272% of City
Scranton, PA76,0890%100%
Wilkes-Barre, PA41,4980%100%
Williamsport, PA29,3810%100%
Hazleton, PA25,3400%100%
Bloomsburg, PA14,8550%100%
Pottsville, PA14,3240%100%
Dunmore, PA14,0570%100%
Kingston, PA13,1820%100%
Mountain Top, PA10,9820%100%
Berwick, PA10,4770%100%
Nanticoke, PA10,4650%100%
Sunbury, PA9,9050%100%
East Stroudsburg, PA9,8400%100%
Lock Haven, PA9,7720%100%
Carbondale, PA8,8910%100%
Old Forge, PA8,3130%100%
Pittston, PA7,7390%100%
Shamokin, PA7,3740%100%
Tamaqua, PA7,1070%100%
Milton, PA7,0420%100%
Archbald, PA6,9840%100%
Blakely, PA6,5640%100%
South Williamsport, PA6,3790%100%
Arlington Heights, PA6,3330%100%
Taylor, PA6,2630%100%
Dickson City, PA6,0700%100%
Plymouth, PA5,9510%100%
Mount Carmel, PA5,8930%100%
Lewisburg, PA5,7920%100%
Moosic, PA5,7190%100%
Selinsgrove, PA5,6540%100%
Exeter, PA5,6520%100%
Sayre, PA5,5870%100%
Stroudsburg, PA5,5670%100%
Schuylkill Haven, PA5,4370%100%
Olyphant, PA5,1510%100%
Clarks Summit, PA5,1160%100%
Shenandoah, PA5,0710%100%
Swoyersville, PA5,0620%100%
Duryea, PA4,9170%100%
West Pittston, PA4,8680%100%
Edwardsville, PA4,8160%100%
Sierra View, PA4,8130%100%
Jim Thorpe, PA4,7810%100%
Danville, PA4,6990%100%
Jessup, PA4,6760%100%
Montoursville, PA4,6150%100%
West Hazleton, PA4,5940%100%
Penn Estates, PA4,4930%100%
Honesdale, PA4,4800%100%

Largest Telephone Carriers

Landline

Prefixes Carrier
67%Voxbeam Telecommunications
1%Other

Wireless

Prefixes Carrier
1%Other

Prefixes

Assigned

Usage


Prefix
Usage
Primary City
Carrier
Introduced
(272) 222-
Beaver Spgs
Voxbeam Telecommunications Inc.
04/02/2014
(272) 762-
Verizon Pennsylvania
07/03/2014
(272) 888-
Lake Ariel
Voxbeam Telecommunications Inc.
04/02/2014

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Sources: North American Numbering Plan Administration (NANPA), telecom providers, and the U.S. Census Bureau.