408 Area Code

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California map showing location of area code 408 within the state

408 Phone Number





Major City:

San Jose

The 408 area code is in California, United States.

Area code 408 is in the Pacific time zone (UTC -8).

Covers San Jose and Gilroy in Santa Clara County.

Nearby counties:

California's 408 area code serves only two counties - Santa Clara County and Santa Cruz County.

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 650 - San Mateo

Area Code 831 - Salinas

Area Code 925 - Concord

Area Code 209/350 - Stockton

Area Code 341/510 - Oakland

History of 408

Area Code

The California area code 408 was first put in service January 1, 1959. It was created from 415 to help deal with the increased population in the area.

Things To Do Near

Area Code 408

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 408 area code (San Jose County).

Things to do in San Jose, California tend to includes Winchester Mystery House (San Jose), The Tech Interactive (San Jose), Santana Row (San Jose) and much more.

Winchester Mystery House (San Jose)

Take a guided tour of the Winchester Mystery House, known for its unusual architecture and mysterious design. Explore the mansion's staircases leading to nowhere and secret passages.

The Tech Interactive (San Jose)

Visit The Tech Interactive, an interactive science and technology museum with hands-on exhibits, immersive experiences, and educational programs.

Santana Row (San Jose)

Shop, dine, and stroll through Santana Row, a stylish shopping and entertainment district with upscale boutiques, restaurants, and a lively atmosphere.


in San Jose

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 408 are:

Stanford University

San Jose State University

Santa Clara University

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 408 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 408 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 408 California phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 408 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 408 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 408 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

Phoner allows you to purchase and activate multiple phone numbers across the US without the need for multiple phones. Get a second phone number for area code 408 - whether it’s a business phone number, dating phone number, or a phone number for buying & selling goods on Craigslist, Facebook, eBay. Select the area code 408 and start texting or calling today.