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272 Area Code

About Area Code 272

State: Pennsylvania
Major City: Scranton
Timezone: Eastern
Current Time: 4:51pm
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 4:51pm.

History

Area code 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
Luzerne, PA320,918
Lackawanna, PA214,437
Monroe, PA169,842
Schuylkill, PA148,289
Lycoming, PA116,111
Northumberland, PA94,528
Columbia, PA67,295
Bradford, PA62,622
Pike, PA57,369
Wayne, PA52,822
Carbon, PA65,249
Union, PA44,947
Susquehanna, PA43,356
Clinton, PA39,238
Snyder, PA39,702
Wyoming, PA28,276
Tioga, PA41,981
Northampton, PA297,735
Montour, PA18,267
Sullivan, PA6,428

Top 50 Cities in Area Code 272

CityTotal Population
Scranton, PA76,089
Wilkes-Barre, PA41,498
Williamsport, PA29,381
Hazleton, PA25,340
Bloomsburg, PA14,855
Pottsville, PA14,324
Dunmore, PA14,057
Kingston, PA13,182
Mountain Top, PA10,982
Berwick, PA10,477
Nanticoke, PA10,465
Sunbury, PA9,905
East Stroudsburg, PA9,840
Lock Haven, PA9,772
Carbondale, PA8,891
Old Forge, PA8,313
Pittston, PA7,739
Shamokin, PA7,374
Tamaqua, PA7,107
Milton, PA7,042
Archbald, PA6,984
Blakely, PA6,564
South Williamsport, PA6,379
Arlington Heights, PA6,333
Taylor, PA6,263
Dickson City, PA6,070
Plymouth, PA5,951
Mount Carmel, PA5,893
Lewisburg, PA5,792
Moosic, PA5,719
Selinsgrove, PA5,654
Exeter, PA5,652
Sayre, PA5,587
Stroudsburg, PA5,567
Schuylkill Haven, PA5,437
Olyphant, PA5,151
Clarks Summit, PA5,116
Shenandoah, PA5,071
Swoyersville, PA5,062
Duryea, PA4,917
West Pittston, PA4,868
Edwardsville, PA4,816
Sierra View, PA4,813
Jim Thorpe, PA4,781
Danville, PA4,699
Jessup, PA4,676
Montoursville, PA4,615
West Hazleton, PA4,594
Penn Estates, PA4,493
Honesdale, PA4,480

Largest Telephone Carriers

Landline

Prefixes Carrier
67%Voxbeam Telecommunications
1%Other

Wireless

Prefixes Carrier
1%Other

272 Area Code Prefixes

Assigned

Usage


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

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Source: Area code information compiled from the North American Numbering Plan Administration (NANPA), telecom providers, and the U.S. Census Bureau.