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779 Area Code

About Area Code 779

State: Illinois
Major City: Rockford
Timezone: Central
Current Time: 6:46am
Short URL: allareacodes.com/779

Area Code 779 Map

Where is area code 779?

Area code 779 serves northern Illinois except for the Chicago metro area. It includes the cities of Rockford, Joliet, and DeKalb. It is an overlay for area code 815 and serves the same area.

What time zone is area code 779?

The 779 area code is located in the Central timezone. The Central time zone is also known as America/Chicago. As of the last time this page was loaded, the current time is 6:46am.

History

Area code 779 was first put in service March 17, 2007. It was created from area code 815.

Nearby Area Codes

217 (Springfield, IL)
219 (Hammond, IN)
224/847 (Elgin, IL)
262 (Kenosha, WI)
309 (Peoria, IL)
312 (Chicago, IL)
331/630 (Aurora, IL)
563 (Davenport, IA)
608 (Madison, WI)
708 (Cicero, IL)
765 (Muncie, IN)
773 (Chicago, IL)
779/815 (Rockford, IL)
872 (Chicago, IL)

Top 20 Counties in Area Code 779

CountyTotal Population
Will, IL677,560
Winnebago, IL295,266
McHenry, IL308,760
LaSalle, IL113,924
Kankakee, IL113,449
DeKalb, IL105,160
Boone, IL54,165
Ogle, IL53,497
Grundy, IL50,063
Whiteside, IL58,498
Kendall, IL114,736
Stephenson, IL47,711
Livingston, IL38,950
Lee, IL36,031
Iroquois, IL29,718
Bureau, IL34,978
Jo Daviess, IL22,678
Carroll, IL15,387
Putnam, IL6,006
Ford, IL14,081

Top 50 Cities in Area Code 779

CityTotal Population
Rockford, IL152,871
Joliet, IL147,433
DeKalb, IL43,862
Crystal Lake, IL40,743
Romeoville, IL39,680
Plainfield, IL39,581
Kankakee, IL27,537
McHenry, IL26,992
Freeport, IL25,638
Belvidere, IL25,585
Woodstock, IL24,770
New Lenox, IL24,394
Loves Park, IL23,996
Machesney Park, IL23,499
Lockport, IL24,839
Crest Hill, IL20,837
Ottawa, IL18,768
Bourbonnais, IL18,631
Sycamore, IL17,519
Frankfort, IL17,782
Bradley, IL15,895
Dixon, IL15,733
Shorewood, IL15,615
Sterling, IL15,370
Streator, IL13,710
Morris, IL13,636
Channahon, IL12,560
Pontiac, IL11,931
Minooka, IL10,924
Roscoe, IL10,785
Peru, IL10,295
LaSalle, IL9,609
Rochelle, IL9,574
Harvard, IL9,447
Frankfort Square, IL9,276
Rock Falls, IL9,266
Manteno, IL9,204
South Beloit, IL7,892
Rockton, IL7,685
Princeton, IL7,660
Marengo, IL7,648
Mendota, IL7,372
Manhattan, IL7,051
Bolingbrook, IL73,366
Johnsburg, IL6,337
Braidwood, IL6,191
Sandwich, IL7,421
Lakemoor, IL6,017
Wilmington, IL5,724
Spring Grove, IL5,778

Largest Telephone Carriers

Landline

Prefixes Carrier
10%Peerless Network
8%Bandwidthcom Clec
7%Comco
6%Teleport America
4%Broadvox-clec
3%Charter Fiberlink -
3%Local Access
19%Other

Wireless

Prefixes Carrier
11%Verizon Wireless
8%Cricket
7%Sprint
3%T-mobile
1%Iowa Wireless Services
1%365 Wireless
1%Cingular
1%Other

779 Area Code Prefixes

Assigned

Usage


Prefix
Usage
Primary City
Carrier
Introduced
(779) 200-
Wireless
Rockford
Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced 01/18/2011
(779) 201-
Wireless
La Salle
Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced 03/15/2012
(779) 202-
Landline
Galena
Teleport Communications America
Introduced 03/06/2012
(779) 203-
Wireless
Rockford
Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced 10/13/2011
(779) 204-
Landline
Verona
Broadvox-clec
Introduced 03/19/2014
(779) 205-
Wireless
Joliet
New Cingular Wireless PCS
Introduced 05/30/2012
(779) 206-
Wireless
Joliet
Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced 06/20/2012
(779) 207-
Wireless
Rockford
Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced 09/28/2012
(779) 208-
Wireless
Rockford
Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced 11/16/2012
(779) 209-
Landline
Sandwich
Peerless Network Of Illinois
Introduced 08/31/2012
(779) 210-
Landline
Rockford
Sbc Internet Services
Introduced 09/16/2011
(779) 212-
Wireless
Dekalb
365 Wireless
Introduced 03/13/2013
(779) 213-
Landline
Oglesby
Peerless Network Of Illinois
Introduced 04/09/2013
(779) 214-
Landline
Galena
Mediacom Telephony Of Illinois
Introduced 12/17/2009
(779) 215-
Landline
Tonica
Local Access LLC
Introduced 04/09/2013
(779) 216-
Landline
Frankfort
Peerless Network Of Illinois
Introduced 04/09/2013
(779) 218-
Landline
Watseka
Peerless Network Of Illinois
Introduced 04/09/2013
(779) 220-
Landline
Crystal Lake
Bandwidth.com Clec
Introduced 05/25/2011
(779) 221-
Landline
Rockford
Broadvox-clec
Introduced 04/02/2010
(779) 222-
Landline
Dekalb
Level 3 Communications
Introduced
(779) 225-
Wireless
Joliet
Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced 09/21/2011
(779) 226-
Landline
Polo
Comcast Phone Of Illinois DBA Comco
Introduced 04/24/2013
(779) 227-
Unknown
Metro PCS
Introduced 07/01/2014
(779) 228-
Landline
Mazon
Peerless Network Of Illinois
Introduced 04/10/2013
(779) 229-
Landline
Spring Valley
Comcast Phone Of Illinois DBA Comco
Introduced 05/07/2013
(779) 232-
Landline
Wilmington
Teleport Communications America
Introduced 06/07/2007
(779) 233-
Wireless
Joliet
Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced 07/21/2011
(779) 234-
Landline
Plainfield
Local Access LLC
Introduced 08/01/2013
(779) 235-
Wireless
Crescent City
Sbc Internet Services
Introduced 02/04/2011
(779) 236-
Wireless
Kankakee
Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced 07/27/2011
(779) 240-
Unknown
T-mobile Usa
Introduced 06/11/2014
(779) 245-
Wireless
Sterling
Iowa Wireless Services, LP
Introduced 07/14/2008
(779) 251-
Landline
Dixon
Centurylink Communications LLC
Introduced 04/01/2014
(779) 279-
Wireless
Joliet
Cricket Communications
Introduced 10/29/2008
(779) 300-
Wireless
Rockford
Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced 02/17/2011
(779) 301-
Unknown
T-mobile Usa
Introduced 06/11/2014
(779) 324-
Landline
Frankfort
Bandwidth.com Clec
Introduced 08/17/2010
(779) 333-
Landline
Frankfort
Neutral Tandem-illinois
Introduced 04/11/2013
(779) 348-
Landline
Rockford
Teleport Communications America
Introduced 06/13/2007
(779) 368-
Landline
New Milford
Comcast Phone Of Illinois DBA Comco
Introduced 08/21/2007
(779) 379-
Wireless
Joliet
Cricket Communications
Introduced 10/29/2008
(779) 382-
Landline
Genoa
Charter Fiberlink - Illinois
Introduced 05/07/2007
(779) 400-
Landline
Dekalb
Ymax Communications Corp.
Introduced 02/17/2011
(779) 423-
Landline
Rockford
Comcast Phone Of Illinois DBA Comco
Introduced 08/08/2007
(779) 429-
Landline
Wilmington
Sbc Internet Services
Introduced 11/13/2008
(779) 432-
Landline
Sheffield
Mtco Communications
Introduced 03/27/2007
(779) 435-
Landline
Joliet
Ameritech Illinois
Introduced 11/13/2006
(779) 444-
Landline
Wonder Lake
Bandwidth.com Clec
Introduced 08/17/2010
(779) 456-
Wireless
Joliet
T-mobile Usa
Introduced 01/09/2008
(779) 475-
Landline
Beloit
Charter Fiberlink - Illinois
Introduced 03/27/2007
(779) 500-
Landline
Rockford
Teleport Communications America
Introduced 03/16/2011
(779) 529-
Landline
Manteno
Bandwidth.com Clec
Introduced 08/17/2010
(779) 537-
Wireless
Rockford
Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced 03/27/2007
(779) 545-
Landline
Mt Morris
Comcast Phone Of Illinois DBA Comco
Introduced 08/08/2007
(779) 548-
Landline
Marengo
Bandwidth.com Clec
Introduced 08/16/2010
(779) 552-
Landline
Belvidere
Digital Network Access Communications
Introduced 06/04/2007
(779) 696-
Landline
Rockford
Mcleodusa Telecommunications Services- Il
Introduced 08/18/2010
(779) 702-
Unknown
T-mobile Usa
Introduced 06/11/2014
(779) 703-
Wireless
Joliet
T-mobile Usa
Introduced 10/07/2013
(779) 704-
Landline
Mchenry
Mci Worldcom Communications
Introduced 10/31/2013
(779) 770-
Wireless
Rockford
Cricket Communications
Introduced 11/18/2008
(779) 771-
Wireless
Rockford
Cricket Communications
Introduced 11/18/2008
(779) 772-
Wireless
Rockford
Cricket Communications
Introduced 11/18/2008
(779) 774-
Landline
Rockford
Tds Metrocom Inc.-il
Introduced 02/01/2012
(779) 777-
Wireless
Dekalb
Cricket Communications
Introduced 10/22/2008
(779) 800-
Landline
Crystal Lake
Neutral Tandem-illinois
Introduced 04/11/2013
(779) 803-
Landline
New Lenox
Bandwidth.com Clec
Introduced 08/16/2013
(779) 861-
Wireless
Dixon
Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless
Introduced 05/26/2010
(779) 875-
Wireless
Joliet
Sprint Spectrum L.p.
Introduced 07/12/2007
(779) 903-
Landline
Braidwood
Broadvox-clec
Introduced 07/29/2013
(779) 994-
Landline
Crystal Lake
Peerless Network Of Illinois
Introduced 04/10/2013
(779) 999-
Landline
Newark
Peerless Network Of Illinois
Introduced 09/24/2010

Heavily Reported Numbers

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Most Searched Numbers

Cell
All Time
779-200-0013
779-200-0043
779-200-0061
779-200-0074
779-200-0080
779-200-0130
779-200-0215
779-200-0293
779-200-0304
779-200-0328
779-200-0383
779-200-0481
779-200-0583
779-200-0595
779-200-0774
779-200-0776
779-200-0777
779-200-0779
779-200-0802
779-200-0810
This Month
779-200-0013
779-200-0043
779-200-0061
779-200-0074
779-200-0080
779-200-0130
779-200-0215
779-200-0293
779-200-0304
779-200-0328
779-200-0383
779-200-0481
779-200-0583
779-200-0595
779-200-0774
779-200-0776
779-200-0777
779-200-0779
779-200-0802
779-200-0810
Landline
All Time
779-202-1022
779-202-1023
779-202-2462
779-202-3985
779-202-4022
779-202-4352
779-202-5856
779-202-8425
779-202-9824
779-204-0079
779-204-0126
779-204-0409
779-204-0491
779-204-0554
779-204-0662
779-204-0746
779-204-0797
779-204-0895
779-204-1142
779-204-1170
This Month
779-202-1022
779-202-1023
779-202-2462
779-202-3985
779-202-4022
779-202-4352
779-202-5856
779-202-8425
779-202-9824
779-204-0079
779-204-0126
779-204-0409
779-204-0491
779-204-0554
779-204-0662
779-204-0746
779-204-0797
779-204-0895
779-204-1142
779-204-1170


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