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Area code 978

Area code 978 was created as a split from area code 508 on September 1, 1997 and covers northcentral & most of northeastern Massachusetts (LATA code 128). Use of 978 became mandatory February 1, 1998. 351 has been sharing the service area since May 2, 2001.



  • North Central Massachusetts
  • Northeastern Massachusetts

See also


External links

  • NANPA Area Code Map of Massachusetts
  • List of exchanges from, 978 Area Code
  • List of exchanges from, 351 Area Code
North: 603
West: 413 351/978 East: 781/339, Atlantic Ocean
South: 508/774, 781/339
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