Area Code 817 History - Texas

Significant events for area code 817


Year
Details
1953 The eastern area of 915 and a small part of 214 were combined to create 817.
1957 The northeastern part of the 915 area code (including the Texas Panhandle) and a small area of 817 were combined to create 806 .
1997 Three way split of 817 with 940 covering the northern area and 254 covering the southern area (with 817 in the central area).
2000 Area code 682 was overlaid on 817.