442 Area Code

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California map showing location of area code 442 within the state

442 Phone Number





Major City:


The 442 area code is in California, United States.

Area code 442 is in the Pacific time zone (UTC -8).

Covers the southeast portion of the state and includes Carlsbad, Encinitas, Palm Desert, and Rancho Mirage.

Nearby counties:

California's 442 area code is located in southeastern California and covers Oceanside, Victorville, Carlsbad, Oceanside, and Vista. It covers the same area as area code 760.

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 530 - Redding

Area Code 559 - Fresno

Area Code 562 - Long Beach

Area Code 626 - Pasadena

Area Code 661 - Bakersfield

Area Code 775 - Reno

Area Code 928 - Yuma

Area Code 949 - Irvine

Area Code 951 - Riverside

Area Code 209/350 - Stockton

Area Code 213/323 - Los Angeles

Area Code 310/424 - Los Angeles

Area Code 619/858 - San Diego

Area Code 657/714 - Anaheim

Area Code 702/725 - Las Vegas

Area Code 747/818 - Los Angeles

Area Code 805/820 - Oxnard

Area Code 840/909 - San Bernardino

History of 442

Area Code

The California area code 442 was first put in service November 21, 2009, split from area code 760.

Things To Do Near

Area Code 442

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 442 area code (Oceanside County).

Things to do in Oceanside, California tend to includes Joshua Tree National Park, Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and much more.

Joshua Tree National Park

Discover the unique landscapes of Joshua Tree National Park, known for its otherworldly rock formations, Joshua trees, and stargazing opportunities.

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Take a scenic ride on the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, offering stunning views of the Coachella Valley and the San Jacinto Mountains.

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Explore the diverse desert landscapes of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, featuring wildflower blooms, slot canyons, and hiking trails.


in Oceanside

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 442 are:

University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

California State University

San Marcos, Palomar College

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 442 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 442 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 442 California phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 442 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 442 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 442 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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