985 Area Code

Get a Houma, Louisiana phone number

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Louisiana map showing location of area code 985 within the state

985 Phone Number





Major City:


The 985 area code is in Louisiana, United States.

Area code 985 is in the Central time zone (UTC -6).

This area code serves the southeast portions of the state that are not included in the 504 area code. This includes Houma, Laplace, and Slidell.

Nearby counties:

Louisiana's 985 area code serves the following parishes: Terrebonne, St. Tammany, Lafourche, Tangipahoa, Washington, and St. John the Baptist

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 225 - Baton Rouge

Area Code 228 - Gulfport

Area Code 318 - Shreveport

Area Code 337 - Lafayette

Area Code 504 - New Orleans

Area Code 601/769 - Jackson

History of 985

Area Code

The Louisiana 985 area code was introduced in 2001 for southeastern Louisiana

Things To Do Near

Area Code 985

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 985 area code (Houma County).

Things to do in Houma, Louisiana tend to includes Global Wildlife Center, Fairview-Riverside State Park, Bayou Country Children's Museum and much more.

Global Wildlife Center

Located in Folsom, the Global Wildlife Center is a safari park where visitors can take guided tours to see and interact with a variety of exotic animals. It offers a unique and educational experience for all ages.

Fairview-Riverside State Park

Situated along the Tchefuncte River in Madisonville, this state park features hiking trails, a sandy beach, and a historic pavilion. It's a great spot for picnics, fishing, and enjoying the natural surroundings.

Bayou Country Children's Museum

Located in Thibodaux, this interactive museum is designed for children and families. It features exhibits that encourage hands-on learning about the culture, environment, and industries of the bayou region.


in Houma

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 985 are:

Southeastern Louisiana University

Nicholls State University

Northshore Technical 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 buy and sell goods

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Nearby Codes

Frequently asked questions about local numbers

Can I buy a local 985 Louisiana phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 985 number, download Phoner here, select a ‘United States’ number followed by ‘Louisiana’ 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 Louisiana local area codes?

You can find the Louisiana local area codes here.

Can I port my existing 985 number to Phoner?

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