Geographic Regions and Area Codes in Iowa

Iowa is located in the Midwestern United States, bordered by the Mississippi River on the east and the Missouri and Big Sioux Rivers on the west. The state is divided into 99 counties, with 100 county seats due to Lee County having two seats. Major cities in Iowa include Des Moines, Davenport, Iowa City, and Cedar Rapids. The state is served by several area codes, including 319, 515, 563, 641, and 712. Each area code covers different regions, making it essential for businesses to know their specific area code for effective communication.

Here are some key area codes and the regions they cover:

  • 319: Covers eastern Iowa, including Cedar Rapids and Iowa City.
  • 515: Serves central Iowa, including Des Moines and Ames.
  • 563: Encompasses eastern Iowa, including Davenport and Dubuque.
  • 641: Covers central and southern Iowa, including Mason City and Ottumwa.
  • 712: Serves western Iowa, including Sioux City and Council Bluffs.