208 Area Code

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Idaho map showing location of area code 208 within the state

208 Phone Number





Major City:


The 208 area code is in Idaho, United States.

Area code 208 is in the Mountain time zone (UTC -7).

This area code serves the entire state of Idaho. It was the only area code until 2017 and covers the large cities of Boise, Caldwell, Idaho Falls, Twin Falls, and Coeur D'Alene.

Nearby counties:

Idaho's area code 208 serves the entire state and covers the 44 counties in the state, the largest being Ada County, Canyon County, Kootenai County, and Bonneville County.

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 250 - Kelowna

Area Code 307 - Wyoming

Area Code 403 - Calgary

Area Code 406 - Montana

Area Code 435 - St. George

Area Code 509 - Spokane

Area Code 775 - Reno

Area Code 236/672/778 - Vancouver

Area Code 368/587/825 - Calgary

Area Code 458/541 - Eugene

History of 208

Area Code

The Idaho area code 208 is one of the original area codes created in 1947. It originally covered the entire state of Idaho. In 2017, area code 986 was created and is currently an overlay to 208.

Things To Do Near

Area Code 208

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 208 area code (Idaho County).

Things to do in Idaho, Idaho tend to includes Sun Valley, Yellowstone National Park (Idaho Section), Shoshone Falls and much more.

Sun Valley

A renowned ski resort in the winter and a hiking and mountain biking destination in the summer, Sun Valley offers outdoor adventure year-round.

Yellowstone National Park (Idaho Section)

While most of Yellowstone is in Wyoming, a small section of the park extends into Idaho. This area features geothermal wonders like West Thumb Geyser Basin and scenic drives.

Shoshone Falls

Often called the "Niagara of the West," Shoshone Falls on the Snake River is actually higher than Niagara Falls and is a stunning natural attraction.


in Idaho

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 208 are:

The College of Idaho

Boise State University

College of Southern Idaho

Idaho State University

University of Idaho

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 208 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 208 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 208 Idaho phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 208 number, download Phoner here, select a ‘United States’ number followed by ‘Idaho’ 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 Idaho local area codes?

You can find the Idaho local area codes here.

Can I port my existing 208 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 208 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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