847 Area Code

Get a Elgin, Illinois phone number

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Illinois map showing location of area code 847 within the state

847 Phone Number





Major City:


The 847 area code is in Illinois, United States.

Area code 847 is in the Central time zone (UTC -6).

This area code covers northeastern Illinois and serves Arlington Heights, Evanston, and Schaumburg

Nearby counties:

Illinois's 847 area code serves the following counties: Cook, Lake, DuPage, McHenry, Kane, and Will

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 262 - Kenosha

Area Code 312 - Chicago

Area Code 773 - Chicago

Area Code 872 - Chicago

Area Code 331/630 - Aurora

Area Code 464/708 - Cicero

Area Code 779/815 - Rockford

History of 847

Area Code

The Illinois 847 area code was introduced in 1996 for northeastern Illinois

Things To Do Near

Area Code 847

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 847 area code (Elgin County).

Things to do in Elgin, Illinois tend to includes Chicago Botanic Garden, Ravinia Festival, Six Flags Great America and much more.

Chicago Botanic Garden

Explore the Chicago Botanic Garden, a 385-acre oasis with themed gardens and plant collections.

Ravinia Festival

Attend a performance at Ravinia Festival, an outdoor music venue in Highland Park.

Six Flags Great America

Enjoy thrills and entertainment at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee.


in Elgin

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 847 are:

Northwestern University

Harper College

College of Lake County

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 847 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 847 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 847 Illinois phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 847 number, download Phoner here, select a ‘United States’ number followed by ‘Illinois’ 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 Illinois local area codes?

You can find the Illinois local area codes here.

Can I port my existing 847 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 847 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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