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208 Area Code: Location, Time Zone and Phone Lookup

208 Area Code Location, Time Zone & Map

  • State:Idaho
  • Timezone:Mountain
  • Current Time:

Major Cities in 208 Area Code
  • Boise City
  • Nampa
  • Meridian
  • Idaho Falls
  • Pocatello
  • Caldwell
  • Coeur d'Alene
  • Twin Falls
  • Lewiston
  • Post Falls

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The 208 area code is used by phone numbers from city of Boise City, Nampa, and Meridian in the state of Idaho. As one of the 269 US cellphone area codes, the 208 phone code includes nearly 432,172 phone numebrs and covers almost 410,901 people.

208 Area Code: History & Time Zone

The 208 area code is one of the original 86 area codes created in 1947. It covers a large area of Idaho, including the cities of Boise, Meridian, Nampa, and Pocatello.The 208 area code has also been assigned to the western portion of Montana, including the cities of Butte, Helena, and Missoula. This means that there are two separate 208 area codes, one for Idaho and one for Montana.

The 208 area code is split into two time zones. The western portion of the area code, which includes Montana, is in the Mountain Time Zone. The eastern portion of the area code, which includes Idaho, is in the Pacific Time Zone.

Cities Served by Area Code 208

Area code 208 serves several cities in Idaho. Boise, Idaho is the largest city in the area and is the capital of the state. Other cities in the area include Meridian, Nampa, and Caldwell.Area code 208 was created on November 21, 1996. It was formed by splitting area code 208 into area code 208 and area code 986.

Toll Charges for 208 Area Code Phone Numbers

208 area code phone numbers are now subject to toll charges. This means that callers from this area code will now be charged for the cost of their call.This change was made in order to helpMeet the rising costs of maintaining the phone system. The new toll charges will help to offset the cost of maintaining the network and ensure that it remains operational.

The new toll charges will apply to all 208 area code phone numbers, including those that are listed as residential, business, or cellular.

If you have any questions about the new toll charges, please contact your service provider.

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