501 Area Code

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Arkansas map showing location of area code 501 within the state

501 Phone Number





Major City:

Little Rock

The 501 area code is in Arkansas, United States.

Area code 501 is in the Central time zone (UTC -6).

Covers central Arkansas and includes Little Rock, Conway, Benton, and Hot Springs.

Nearby counties:

Arkansas' 501 area code serves the following large counties: White County, Pulaski County, Faulkner County, Saline County, Garland County, and other nearby counties.

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 479 - Fort Smith

Area Code 870 - Jonesboro

History of 501

Area Code

The Arkansas area code 870 split from area code 501 on April 14, 1997 and services southern, eastern, and most of northern Arkansas.

Things To Do Near

Area Code 501

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 501 area code (Little Rock County).

Things to do in Little Rock, Arkansas tend to includes William J. Clinton Presidential Library, Central High School National Historic Site, River Market District and much more.

William J. Clinton Presidential Library

This presidential library and museum is dedicated to the life and presidency of Bill Clinton. Visitors can explore exhibits, artifacts, and a replica of the Oval Office.

Central High School National Historic Site

This site commemorates the Little Rock Nine, a group of African American students who faced significant challenges in their efforts to desegregate Central High School in 1957.

River Market District

Located downtown, this area features an open-air market, shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues. It's a vibrant hub for shopping, dining, and nightlife.


in Little Rock

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 501 are:

Arkansas Tech University

Embry-Riddle University

Hendrix College

University of the Ozarks

This is not an exhaustive list, there are additional schools that may not be included

Why do people sign up for a virtual 501 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 501 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 501 Arkansas phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 501 number, download Phoner here, select a ‘United States’ number followed by ‘Arkansas’ 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 Arkansas local area codes?

You can find the Arkansas local area codes here.

Can I port my existing 501 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 501 number to Phoner. We are working on an automated process, for now please email our support team so they can manually port your number.

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