Geographic Regions and Area Codes

Area Code 212 primarily covers Manhattan, New York City. This area code is one of the original codes assigned in 1947 and is synonymous with the prestige and economic significance of Manhattan. The area code is part of an overlay complex that includes area codes 646 and 332. This overlay system was implemented to accommodate the high demand for phone numbers in Manhattan. The inclusion of these area codes ensures that businesses have ample options for securing a local number.

Key regions within Area Code 212 include:

  • Manhattan
  • Parts of the Bronx

These regions are known for their dense population and high business activity, making them prime locations for small businesses to thrive.