The Area Code datasets are reported once per year by the United States Census. The data reflect the area codes in the defined search region. The dataset is available to download through the Urban SDK Data Hub for the years 2015 - 2020.
Area Code Definition
An area code historically stems from a larger system, known as the North American Numbering Plan (NANP). This plan is utilized by many countries to organize telephone calls.
Area codes are most often three-digit numbers indicating the broadband area that the phone receiving the call is based in.
Area Code Parameters: Census.gov
Area Code Schema
The dataset is available in JSON, Shapefile, GEOJSON, and CSV file types.
The GIS information required for the computer to read the mapping file
MULTILINESTRING ((-81.59791 30.24124, -81.59801 30.24135))
The unique identifier for the Area Code
Area in square miles of the boundary
Name of the Area Code
Name of the state the Area Code resides in
Name of the county that the Area Code resides in