219 Area Code

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Indiana map showing location of area code 219 within the state

219 Phone Number





Major City:


The 219 area code is in Indiana, United States.

Area code 219 is in the Central time zone (UTC -6).

This area code covers northwest Indiana and serves Gary, Hammond, and East Chicago

Nearby counties:

Indiana's 219 area code serves the following counties: Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton, Jasper, and Starke

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 269 - Kalamazoo

Area Code 574 - South Bend

Area Code 765 - Muncie

Area Code 773 - Chicago

Area Code 872 - Chicago

Area Code 217/447 - Springfield

Area Code 464/708 - Cicero

Area Code 779/815 - Rockford

History of 219

Area Code

The Indiana 219 area code was introduced in 1948 for northwest Indiana

Things To Do Near

Area Code 219

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 219 area code (Hammond County).

Things to do in Hammond, Indiana tend to includes Indiana Dunes National Park, Shrine of the Christ's Passion, Deep River Waterpark and much more.

Indiana Dunes National Park

Located along the southern shore of Lake Michigan, the Indiana Dunes National Park offers stunning sand dunes, beaches, and diverse ecosystems. Visitors can hike, swim, birdwatch, and explore the park's natural beauty.

Shrine of the Christ's Passion

This religious attraction in St. John features a half-mile pathway with 40 life-size bronze statues depicting the Stations of the Cross. It offers a serene and reflective experience for visitors.

Deep River Waterpark

A family-friendly waterpark in Crown Point, Deep River Waterpark features slides, wave pools, and lazy rivers. It's a popular destination for water-based fun during the summer.


in Hammond

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 219 are:

Indiana University Northwest

Purdue University Northwest

Ivy Tech Community College

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

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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 219 Indiana phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 219 number, download Phoner here, select a ‘United States’ number followed by ‘Indiana’ 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 Indiana local area codes?

You can find the Indiana local area codes here.

Can I port my existing 219 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 219 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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