Geographic Regions and Area Codes in Area Code 831

Area code 831 serves a significant portion of the Central Coast region of California. This area code encompasses the counties of Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz. The major cities within this area code include:

  • Salinas
  • Santa Cruz
  • Hollister
  • Monterey
  • Watsonville

Additionally, the area includes notable regions such as Big Sur, Monterey Bay, the Salinas Valley, and the southwestern Santa Cruz Mountains. Nearby area codes include 93901 and 93960, which are also part of the broader Central Coast region.