Area Code 416 History - Ontario

Significant events for area code 416


Year
Details
1947 One of the two original area codes for Ontario, covering the southern and central eastern areas of Ontario.
1953 The southwestern area of area code 416 and the northern area of 613 were combined to create 519 .
1957 The central area of area code 613 and the northern area of 416 were combined to create 705 .
1993 Area code 416 was split with 905 covering all but the central Toronto metro area.
2001 Area code 647 was overlaid on 416.
2013 Area code 437 was overlaid on 416.