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216 Area Code: Location, Time Zone and Phone Lookup

216 Area Code Location, Time Zone & Map

  • State:Ohio
  • Timezone:Eastern
  • Current Time:

Major Cities in 216 Area Code
  • Cleveland
  • Lakewood
  • Euclid
  • Cleveland Heights
  • Garfield Heights
  • Shaker Heights
  • Maple Heights
  • South Euclid
  • East Cleveland
  • Brook Park

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The 216 area code is used by phone numbers from city of Cleveland, Lakewood, and Euclid in the state of Ohio. As one of the 269 US cellphone area codes, the 216 phone code includes nearly 380,602 phone numebrs and covers almost 362,206 people.

216 Area Code: History & Time Zone

The 216 area code has a long and interesting history dating back to the 1950s. Originally, it served the Cleveland area, but it has since been expanded to include much of northeastern Ohio.In addition to its rich history, the 216 area code is also known for its distinctive time zone. Unlike the rest of Ohio, which is in the Eastern Time Zone, the 216 area code is in the Central Time Zone. This makes it an hour behind the rest of the state.

Whether you're a longtime resident of the 216 area code or just visiting, be sure to check out its unique history and time zone!

Cities Served by Area Code 216

Area Code 216 serves the city of Cleveland and the surrounding suburbs in Cuyahoga County. Some of the larger cities that are served by this area code include Cleveland, Maple Heights, Bedford, and Solon. 216 is a relatively new area code, having been created in 1997. It was created as a result of the increasing demand for phone numbers in the Cleveland metro area.

Toll Charges for 216 Area Code Phone Numbers

It has recently come to our attention that there is a new toll charge for anyone calling a phone number in the 216 area code. We wanted to provide some more information about this new fee and what it means for our customers.The toll charge for 216 area code phone numbers applies to all calls made within the United States, regardless of whether the call is local or long distance. This means that if you are calling a friend or relative in Cleveland, you will now be charged for the call.

At this time, we do not know how much the toll charge will be. We will update this blog post as soon as we have more information.

We understand that this new fee may be inconvenient for our customers, and we apologize for any inconvenience that it may cause. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

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