562 Area Code

Get a Long Beach, California phone number

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California map showing location of area code 562 within the state

562 Phone Number





Major City:

Long Beach

The 562 area code is in California, United States.

Area code 562 is in the Pacific time zone (UTC -8).

Covers Long Beach and the surrounding cities of Downey and Norwalk.

Nearby counties:

California's 559 area code includes two counties - Los Angeles County and Orange County.

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 626 - Pasadena

Area Code 949 - Irvine

Area Code 213/323 - Los Angeles

Area Code 310/424 - Los Angeles

Area Code 442/760 - Oceanside

Area Code 657/714 - Anaheim

Area Code 840/909 - San Bernardino

History of 562

Area Code

The California area code 562 was first put in service January 25, 1997 and was created from area code 310.

Things To Do Near

Area Code 562

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 562 area code (Long Beach County).

Things to do in Long Beach, California tend to includes Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific, Queen Mary, Long Beach Shoreline Village and much more.

Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific

Explore the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, featuring marine exhibits, touch pools, and educational programs on Pacific Ocean ecosystems.

Queen Mary

Tour the Queen Mary, a historic ocean liner docked in Long Beach. Learn about its maritime history, explore the decks, and even stay overnight.

Long Beach Shoreline Village

Visit Shoreline Village for waterfront dining, shopping, and entertainment in Long Beach. Enjoy the scenic harbor views and take a ride on the Ferris wheel.


in Long Beach

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 562 are:

California State University, Long Beach

Biola University

Long Beach City College

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 562 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 562 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 562 California phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 562 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 562 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 562 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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