916 Area Code

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California map showing location of area code 916 within the state

916 Phone Number





Major City:


The 916 area code is in California, United States.

Area code 916 is in the Pacific time zone (UTC -8).

An overlay of area code 279. Covers Sacramento, CA.

Nearby counties:

California's 279 area code serves portions of Sacramento, Placer, Yolo, and El Dorado Counties.

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 530 - Redding

Area Code 707 - Santa Rosa

Area Code 925 - Concord

Area Code 209/350 - Stockton

History of 916

Area Code

The california area code 916 was part of the original area codes created in 1947 by the North American Numbering Plan Association (NANPA).

Things To Do Near

Area Code 916

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 916 area code (Sacramento County).

Things to do in Sacramento, California tend to includes California State Capitol (Sacramento), Old Sacramento State Historic Park, Crocker Art Museum (Sacramento) and much more.

California State Capitol (Sacramento)

Visit the California State Capitol in Sacramento, where you can explore the historic building, learn about state government, and stroll through Capitol Park.

Old Sacramento State Historic Park

Step back in time at Old Sacramento, a historic district with preserved buildings, cobblestone streets, and a waterfront area. Enjoy shops, museums, and riverboat rides.

Crocker Art Museum (Sacramento)

Experience art at the Crocker Art Museum, featuring a diverse collection of American, European, and Asian artworks. The museum is housed in a beautiful historic building.


in Sacramento

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 916 are:

California State University, Sacramento

University of California, Davis

California State University, Stanislaus

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 916 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 916 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 916 California phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 916 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 916 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 916 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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