Area code 916

Area code 916

North American area code 916 is a state of California telephone area code which 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-cut sometime during 1958, creating area code 209. 916 was again split on November 1, 1997 creating Area code 530. Today, 916 covers only the state capital of Sacramento and its immediate area.

Towns and cities

Towns and cities served by this area code:
Roseville, Sacramento, Citrus Heights, Rocklin, Elk Grove, Antelope, Lincoln, El Dorado Hills, Folsom.

Generally, 916 encompasses Sacramento and its surrounding suburbs.

=Placer County=

*Granite Bay
*North Auburn

=Sacramento County=

*Citrus Heights
*Elk Grove
*Fair Oaks
*Foothill Farms
*Gold River
*La Riviera
*North Highlands
*Parkway-South Sacramento
*Rancho Cordova
*Rancho Murieta
*Rio Linda
*Walnut Grove

=Yolo County=

*West Sacramento

Popular culture

*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.

ee also

*List of California area codes
*List of NANP area codes
*North American Numbering Plan

External links

Area Code Box 0 | State = CA
N = 530
W = 530, 707
This = area code 916
E = 530
S = 209, 925

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