251 Area Code

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Alabama map showing location of area code 251 within the state

251 Phone Number





Major City:


The 251 area code is in Alabama, United States.

Area code 251 is in the Central time zone (UTC -6).

This area code covers Southwestern Alabama and includes cities such as Mobile, Baldwin, Escambia, Monroe.

Nearby counties:

Alabama's 251 area code serves counties of Mobile, Baldwin, and Washington counties and parts of six other counties.

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 228 - Gulfport

Area Code 334 - Montgomery

Area Code 205/659 - Birmingham

Area Code 448/850 - Tallahassee

Area Code 601/769 - Jackson

History of 251

Area Code

The Alabama area code 251 was introduced to the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) in June 18, 2001 as the states continued to grow. This was an overlay of area code 334.

Things To Do Near

Area Code 251

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 251 area code (Mobile County).

Things to do in Mobile, Alabama tend to includes USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, Mobile Carnival Museum, Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception and much more.

USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

This park is home to the USS Alabama battleship and the USS Drum submarine, both of which are open for tours. It's a great place to learn about naval history and explore these impressive vessels. An unforgettable experience for the whole family.

Mobile Carnival Museum

Given Mobile's rich Mardi Gras tradition, this museum provides insight into the history of Mardi Gras in the city, showcasing colorful costumes, floats, and memorabilia.

Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception

A stunning Catholic cathedral known for its beautiful architecture and historic significance.Originally built in 1793, this is a historical site that is worth visiting.

Why do people sign up for a virtual 251 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 251 virtual US phone numbers for a number of reasons.

For business

To be seen as local vendors - local numbers are more trustworthy than out-of-state phone numbers

For marketing purpose

So customers can remember their numbers easily or to be seen as local vendors as local numbers are more trustworthy than out-of-state phone numbers


To give online dating matches a 2nd phone number until they’ve gone on a date and trust each other

To buy and sell goods

For Craigslist, Facebook, eBay purchases or sales so that people don’t have your personal information and don’t bother you after the sale or purchase has been made

Nearby Codes

Frequently asked questions about local numbers

Can I buy a local 251 Alabama phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 251 number, download Phoner here, select a ‘United States’ number followed by ‘Alabama’ as the state. Once you have chosen an area code you can choose a number of your choice. Once you have selected a number to make calls or send texts you can subscribe and enjoy a 3 day free trial.

What are the other Alabama local area codes?

You can find the Alabama local area codes here.

Can I port my existing 251 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 251 number to Phoner. We are working on an automated process, for now please email our support team so they can manually port your number.

Why Use Phoner

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