Geographic Regions and Area Codes

Area code 516 primarily serves Nassau County on Long Island, New York. This region includes several key cities and communities such as Hempstead, Levittown, Freeport, and Hicksville (Ringover). The area code also covers parts of Suffolk County and Queens County (Ringover). Due to the exhaustion of numbering resources, a new overlay area code, 363, was introduced in January 2023 (Ringover). This ensures that businesses and residents in the region have ample phone number availability.

Key regions within Area Code 516 include:

  • Hempstead
  • Levittown
  • Freeport
  • Hicksville
  • Parts of Suffolk County
  • Parts of Queens County