209 Area Code

Get a Stockton, California phone number

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California map showing location of area code 209 within the state

209 Phone Number





Major City:


The 209 area code is in California, United States.

Area code 209 is in the Pacific time zone (UTC -8).

This CA area code covers a portion of the center of the state and includes Stockton, Modesto, Tracy, Merced, and Turlock.

Nearby counties:

California's 209 area code includes the following 8 counties: San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Sacramento, Tuolumne, Calaveras, Amador, Mariposa

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 530 - Redding

Area Code 559 - Fresno

Area Code 775 - Reno

Area Code 831 - Salinas

Area Code 925 - Concord

Area Code 279/916 - Sacramento

Area Code 408/669 - San Jose

Area Code 442/760 - Oceanside

History of 209

Area Code

The California area code 209 was created on October 26, 1957 when it split from area code 419. Forty years later, in November of 1998, the southern half of this region received a new assignment of area code 559.

Things To Do Near

Area Code 209

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 209 area code (Stockton County).

Things to do in Stockton, California tend to includes Downtown Stockton, Stockton Arena, Pixie Woods Amusement Park and much more.

Downtown Stockton

The city's downtown area is a hub for shopping, dining, and entertainment. You'll find a mix of restaurants, shops, and cultural venues.

Stockton Arena

This venue hosts concerts, sports events, and entertainment shows throughout the year.

Pixie Woods Amusement Park

A family-friendly park with rides, a petting zoo, and gardens, providing a fun day out for kids.


in Stockton

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 209 are:

Brandman University

University of California

University of San Francisco

Columbia College

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 209 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 209 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 209 California phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 209 number, download Phoner here, select a ‘United States’ number followed by ‘California’ 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 California local area codes?

You can find the California local area codes here.

Can I port my existing 209 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 209 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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