860 Area Code

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Connecticut map showing location of area code 860 within the state

860 Phone Number





Major City:


The 860 area code is in Connecticut, United States.

Area code 860 is in the Eastern time zone (UTC -5).

Covers the northeastern part of the state and includes the Hartford, Bristol, New Britain, Windsor areas.

Nearby counties:

Connecticut's 860 area code provides coverage for Hartford County, New London County, Litchfield County, Tolland County, Middlesex County, and Windham County.

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 401 - Providence

Area Code 413 - Springfield

Area Code 845 - New City

Area Code 914 - Yonkers

Area Code 203/475 - Bridgeport

Area Code 508/774 - Worcester

Area Code 518/838 - Albany

Area Code 631/934 - Brentwood

History of 860

Area Code

The Connecticut area code 860 was first put in service August 28, 1995. It was created from a split from area code 203

Things To Do Near

Area Code 860

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 860 area code (Hartford County).

Things to do in Hartford, Connecticut tend to includes Mark Twain House & Museum, Connecticut Science Center, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art and much more.

Mark Twain House & Museum

The former home of renowned author Mark Twain, known for "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" and "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." The house offers guided tours that provide insight into Twain's life and work.

Connecticut Science Center

This interactive science museum features hands-on exhibits, a butterfly encounter, and a state-of-the-art 3D digital theater.

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Founded in 1842, it's the oldest continuously operating public art museum in the United States, housing a diverse collection of art from different eras and cultures.


in Hartford

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 860 are:

Eastern Connecticut State University

University of Hartford

Wesleyan University

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 860 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 860 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 860 Connecticut phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 860 number, download Phoner here, select a ‘United States’ number followed by ‘Connecticut’ 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 Connecticut local area codes?

You can find the Connecticut local area codes here.

Can I port my existing 860 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 860 number to Phoner. We are working on an automated process, for now please email our support team so they can manually port your number.

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