661 Area Code

Get a Bakersfield, California phone number

A 661 phone number is related to Bakersfield, California. Phoner: Second Phone Number, allows you to set up multiple phone numbers in minutes for any US area code that you need a number for. With Phoner you use your current mobile device so there’s no need to change your permanent address, purchase a new phone, or carry multiple mobile devices around with you. Perfect for your small business, dating communication, or buying and selling goods online.

Get your new area code 661 phone number today with Phoner on iOS, Android, or desktop. Download and start texting, calling, recording phone calls, or using caller ID lookup.

California map showing location of area code 661 within the state

661 Phone Number





Major City:


The 661 area code is in California, United States.

Area code 661 is in the Pacific time zone (UTC -8).

This California code includes Bakersfield, Santa Clarita, Lancaster, Palmdale, and Delano.

Nearby counties:

California's 661 area code serves five counties: Los Angeles, Kern, Ventura, Tulare, and Kings County.

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 559 - Fresno

Area Code 626 - Pasadena

Area Code 442/760 - Oceanside

Area Code 747/818 - Los Angeles

Area Code 805/820 - Oxnard

Area Code 840/909 - San Bernardino

History of 661

Area Code

The California area code 661 was first put in service February 13, 1999, split from area code 805.

Things To Do Near

Area Code 661

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 661 area code (Bakersfield County).

Things to do in Bakersfield, California tend to includes Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve (Lancaster), Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park (Agua Dulce), Six Flags Magic Mountain (Valencia) and much more.

Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve (Lancaster)

Experience the vibrant colors of the poppy fields at the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve during the spring bloom.

Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park (Agua Dulce)

Explore the unique rock formations at Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park, known for its dramatic landscapes and popular filming location.

Six Flags Magic Mountain (Valencia)

Enjoy thrill rides and entertainment at Six Flags Magic Mountain, a renowned amusement park featuring a variety of roller coasters and attractions.


in Bakersfield

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 661 are:

California State University, Bakersfield

California State University, Northridge

Antelope Valley College

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 661 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 661 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 661 California phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 661 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 661 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 661 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 661 - 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 661 and start texting or calling today.