Geographic Overview of Area Code 361

Area Code 361 is located in the southern regions of Texas, covering the Corpus Christi area, the Coastal Bend, and the Victoria Crossroads. This area code encompasses 24 counties, including Nueces, San Patricio, Victoria, Jim Wells, and Lavaca counties. The area code serves 63 cities, with major ones being Corpus Christi, Victoria, and Kingsville. Established on February 13, 1999, following a split from Area Code 512, it remains the sole area code for this region. The region is known for its diverse economic activities, making it a vibrant area for small businesses.