229 Area Code

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Georgia map showing location of area code 229 within the state

229 Phone Number





Major City:


The 229 area code is in Georgia, United States.

Area code 229 is in the Eastern time zone (UTC -5).

This GA area code covers the southwest portion of the state including Albany, Valdosta, and Thomasville.

Nearby counties:

Georgia's 229 area code covers portions of 41 counties. The largest counties include Lowndes, Dougherty, Colquitt, Thomas, Tift, and Sumter Counties.

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 334 - Montgomery

Area Code 386 - Palm Coast

Area Code 478 - Macon

Area Code 904 - Jacksonville

Area Code 912 - Savannah

Area Code 448/850 - Tallahassee

Area Code 706/762 - Augusta

History of 229

Area Code

The Georgia area code 229 was first put in service on August 1, 2000 when it was spit from area code 912.

Things To Do Near

Area Code 229

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 229 area code (Albany County).

Things to do in Albany, Georgia tend to includes Flint RiverQuarium, Thronateeska Heritage Center, Albany Civil Rights Institute and much more.

Flint RiverQuarium

This educational and interactive aquarium showcases the flora and fauna of the Flint River ecosystem, including native aquatic species and river-themed exhibits.

Thronateeska Heritage Center

Explore the history and science of Albany through interactive exhibits, a planetarium, and a historic village with preserved buildings from the 19th century.

Albany Civil Rights Institute

Learn about the civil rights movement and the local struggle for civil rights through exhibits, artifacts, and oral histories.


in Albany

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 229 are:

Albany State University

Dayton College

Georgia Southern University

South Georgia Technical College

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 229 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 229 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 229 Georgia phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 229 number, download Phoner here, select a ‘United States’ number followed by ‘Georgia’ 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 Georgia local area codes?

You can find the Georgia local area codes here.

Can I port my existing 229 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 229 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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