863 Area Code

Get a Lakeland, Florida phone number

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Florida map showing location of area code 863 within the state

863 Phone Number





Major City:


The 863 area code is in Florida, United States.

Area code 863 is in the Eastern time zone (UTC -5).

Covers the center of Florida and serves Lakeland, Winter Haven, and Haines City.

Nearby counties:

Florida's 863 area code serves portions the following 7 counties: Polk, Highlands, Okeechobee, Hendry, DeSoto, Hardee, and Glades Counties.

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 239 - Cape Coral

Area Code 352 - Gainesville

Area Code 561 - West Palm Beach

Area Code 772 - Port St. Lucie

Area Code 941 - North Port

Area Code 321/407/689 - Orlando

Area Code 656/813 - Tampa

Area Code 754/954 - Fort Lauderdale

History of 863

Area Code

The Florida area code 863 was introduced on September 20,1999 from area code 941 with the population growth in the region.

Things To Do Near

Area Code 863

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 863 area code (Lakeland County).

Things to do in Lakeland, Florida tend to includes Bok Tower Gardens, Circle B Bar Reserve, Hollis Garden and much more.

Bok Tower Gardens

This serene and beautiful garden features a singing tower with carillon bells, walking trails, and lush landscapes.

Circle B Bar Reserve

A natural preserve with hiking trails, birdwatching, and opportunities to see local wildlife, including alligators.

Hollis Garden

Located in downtown Lakeland, this formal garden features a koi pond, fountains, and a wide variety of plants and flowers.


in Lakeland

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 863 are:

Florida Southern College

Joboham College

Polk State College

South Florida State College

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 863 number with Phoner?

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For business

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For marketing purpose

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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 863 Florida phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 863 number, download Phoner here, select a ‘United States’ number followed by ‘Florida’ 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 Florida local area codes?

You can find the Florida local area codes here.

Can I port my existing 863 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 863 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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