Raleigh is one of the fastest-growing cities in the US famous for parks, wildlife, restaurants, coffee shops and more. It is home to North Carolina State University and a part of North Carolina's Research Triangle, one of the country's largest and most successful research parks and a major center in the U.S. for high-tech and biotech research. Raleigh is also known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees.

The 919 area code primarily covers Raleigh, North Carolina but includes other smaller areas such as Chapel Hill, Durham and Cary. Notable industries in this area include aerospace and defense, automotive, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, energy, financial services, and information technology (IT).

The Raleigh area code is home to the head offices of several Fortune 1000 and Fortune 500 corporations. It derives revenue from the tourism, food processing and manufacturing, textile, plastics and chemicals, and furniture industries.

919 Area Code At a Glance

Raleigh is the capital of North Carolina. It's the state's second largest city with an estimated population of 469,298. Cary, which is a smaller area with this code, has a population of 168,160, while Durham residents total 274,291. Chapel Hill's population is approximately 60,988. Although these areas are densely populated, you can still get a 919 area code as codes are often ceded by owners.

919 Area Code Location History

This area code was first put into use on January 1, 1954. The number was split in 1998. Some of the phone numbers were then updated to area code 252. Area code 919's overlay code 984 was placed into service in 2012.

919 Area Code Map

How to Call a 919 Area Code Phone Number

Here’s how to make a phone call to a 919 area code phone number:

  1. Dial 919, the area code.
  2. Dial the 7-digit phone number.

Area Codes Near the Raleigh Area Code 919

  • Raleigh, NC - 984
  • Lynchburg, VA - 434
  • Greenville, NC - 252
  • Greensboro, NC - 336 / 743
  • Fayetteville, NC - 910

Why Should I Get a 919 Area Code Phone Number For My Business?

The 919 area code serves Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. If you are a business, looking to break into the Raleigh market, it’s crucial to have a local phone number that customers recognize and can call without paying for long-distance. A local phone number with a 919 area code will help you get your foot in the door.

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