Geographic Regions and Area Codes

Area code 838 is located in northeastern New York and primarily covers the cities of Albany, Schenectady, and Troy. This area code is an overlay for area code 518 and serves the same regions. The area extends from the eastern Mohawk Valley to the Vermont border, and from the Canada–US border to south of Albany, encompassing 24 counties and 1,200 ZIP Code areas. Other nearby area codes include: