Geographic Regions and Area Codes

Area code 757 serves the southeastern corner of Virginia, encompassing the Hampton Roads metropolitan area and the Eastern Shore of Virginia. The Hampton Roads area includes cities such as Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Franklin, Suffolk, Newport News, Hampton, Williamsburg, and Poquoson. This area code has an overlay area code of 948, which was introduced to address the exhaustion of numbering resources. The region is bordered by other Virginia area codes such as 276, 434, 540, 571, 703, and 804.