Area Code 214 History - Texas

Significant events for area code 214


Year
Details
1947 One of the original four area codes for Texas. It covered the northeastern part of the state.
1953 The eastern area of 915 and a small part of 214 were combined to create 817 .
1990 Area code 214 was split with 903 covering the eastern area (outside the Metroplex).
1995 Area code 214 was split with central Dallas staying with 214 and creating 972 for the rest (a "doughnut" around 214).
1999 Area codes 214 and 972 were converted to a single area, effectively overlaying each other. Area code 469 was overlaid on 214 and 972 .