Geographic Regions and Area Codes in Texas

Texas is a vast state divided into several distinct geographic regions, each with its own unique characteristics. These regions include Central Texas, East Texas, Texas Gulf Coast, North Texas, South Texas, and West Texas. Each region has specific area codes that serve its major cities and surrounding areas:

  • Central Texas: Includes area codes 512 and 737 serving Austin.
  • East Texas: Includes area codes 903 and 430 serving Tyler and Longview.
  • Texas Gulf Coast: Includes area codes 713, 281, and 832 serving Houston.
  • North Texas: Includes area codes 214, 469, and 972 serving Dallas.
  • South Texas: Includes area codes 210 and 726 serving San Antonio.
  • West Texas: Includes area codes 915 serving El Paso.

Understanding these regions and their area codes is crucial for businesses looking to establish a local presence in Texas.