478 Area Code

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Georgia map showing location of area code 478 within the state

478 Phone Number





Major City:


The 478 area code is in Georgia, United States.

Area code 478 is in the Eastern time zone (UTC -5).

Covering central GA, this area code serves Macon, Milledgeville, and Warner Robins.

Nearby counties:

Georgia's 478 area code covers portions of 25 counties. The most populated counties are Biib, Houston, Laurens, Baldwin, Jones, and Peach.

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 229 - Albany

Area Code 770 - Roswell

Area Code 470/678/943 - Atlanta

Area Code 706/762 - Augusta

Area Code 803/839 - Columbia

History of 478

Area Code

The Georgia area code 478 was instated on August 1, 2000. It was split from 912.

Things To Do Near

Area Code 478

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 478 area code (Macon County).

Things to do in Macon, Georgia tend to includes Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park, Tubman Museum, The Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House and much more.

Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park

Explore ancient Native American mounds, including the Great Temple Mound, and learn about the area's history and culture at the visitor center.

Tubman Museum

Dedicated to African American art, history, and culture, this museum features exhibits, artwork, and educational programs.

The Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House

Visit the former home of the Allman Brothers Band and see memorabilia, instruments, and artifacts related to the legendary Southern rock band.


in Macon

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 478 are:

Georgia College & State University

MacOn State University

Mercer Univertisty

Wesleyan College

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 478 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 478 Georgia phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 478 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 478 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 478 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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