872 Area Code

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Illinois map showing location of area code 872 within the state

872 Phone Number





Major City:


The 872 area code is in Illinois, United States.

Area code 872 is in the Central time zone (UTC -6).

This area code covers the city of Chicago and serves metropolitan Chicago and the surrounding area.

Nearby counties:

Illinois's 872 area code serves Cook County

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 219 - Hammond

Area Code 312 - Chicago

Area Code 773 - Chicago

Area Code 224/847 - Elgin

Area Code 331/630 - Aurora

Area Code 464/708 - Cicero

Area Code 779/815 - Rockford

History of 872

Area Code

The Illinois 872 area code was introduced in 2009 for the city of Chicago

Things To Do Near

Area Code 872

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 872 area code (Chicago County).

Things to do in Chicago, Illinois tend to includes Millennium Park, Art Institute of Chicago, Navy Pier and much more.

Millennium Park

Explore Millennium Park, home to iconic attractions like Cloud Gate ("The Bean") and the Jay Pritzker Pavilion.

Art Institute of Chicago

Visit the Art Institute of Chicago, one of the oldest and largest art museums in the country.

Navy Pier

Enjoy entertainment, dining, and stunning views of Lake Michigan at Navy Pier.


in Chicago

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 872 are:

University of Chicago

DePaul University

Loyola University Chicago

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 872 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 872 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 872 Illinois phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 872 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 872 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 872 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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