831 Area Code

Get a Salinas, California phone number

A 831 phone number is related to Salinas, 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 831 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 831 within the state

831 Phone Number





Major City:


The 831 area code is in California, United States.

Area code 831 is in the Pacific time zone (UTC -8).

Serves the coastal region that includes Salinas, Santa Cruz, and Watsonville.

Nearby counties:

California's 831 area code has four counties: Monterey County, Santa Clara County, Santa Cruz County, and San Benito County.

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 559 - Fresno

Area Code 650 - San Mateo

Area Code 209/350 - Stockton

Area Code 408/669 - San Jose

Area Code 805/820 - Oxnard

History of 831

Area Code

The California area code 831 was established on July 11, 1998, split from area code 408.

Things To Do Near

Area Code 831

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 831 area code (Salinas County).

Things to do in Salinas, California tend to includes Monterey Bay Aquarium, Big Sur Coastline, Cannery Row (Monterey) and much more.

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Explore the renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium, showcasing marine life from the Monterey Bay. Highlights include interactive exhibits, sea otters, and a variety of underwater habitats.

Big Sur Coastline

Drive along the breathtaking Big Sur coastline, known for its rugged cliffs, redwood forests, and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. Explore state parks, hiking trails, and iconic landmarks like Bixby Creek Bridge.

Cannery Row (Monterey)

Visit Cannery Row in Monterey, a waterfront street with shops, restaurants, and historic buildings. The area has a rich history tied to the sardine-packing industry.


in Salinas

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 831 are:

University of California, Santa Cruz

California State University, Monterey Bay

Cabrillo College

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 831 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 831 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 831 California phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 831 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 831 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 831 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 831 - 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 831 and start texting or calling today.