- Area code 916
North American area code 916 is a stateof California telephone area codewhich was one of the first three original area codes established in California in October, 1947. It covered the far north portion of the state. It was split in a flash-cutsometime during 1958, creating area code 209. 916 was again split on November 1, 1997creating Area code 530. Today, 916 covers only the state capital of Sacramento and its immediate area.
Towns and cities
Generally, 916 encompasses Sacramento and its surrounding
*916 is the area code used by Turk on the show Scrubs in the episode
My Malpractical Decision. He chooses it because it is supposed to spell out 916-Call-Turk. In reality, it actually spells out 916-Call-Tur.
List of California area codes
List of NANP area codes
North American Numbering Plan
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