Geographic Regions and Area Codes

Area code 979 is located in the southeastern part of Texas, covering a diverse range of counties and cities. The primary counties include Brazos, Colorado, Fort Bend, Grimes, Waller, and Wharton. This area code encompasses several cities, with notable ones being College Station, Bryan, Lake Jackson, Bay City, and Wharton. It is the only area code serving this region, with no overlays. The area code borders 14 other area codes, including: