781 Area Code

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Massachusetts map showing location of area code 781 within the state

781 Phone Number





Major City:


The 781 area code is in Massachusetts, United States.

Area code 781 is in the Eastern time zone (UTC -5).

This area code covers eastern Massachusetts and serves Boston, Cambridge, and Quincy

Nearby counties:

Massachusetts's 781 area code serves the same counties as the 339 area code: Middlesex, Norfolk, Essex, Suffolk, Plymouth, and Bristol

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 401 - Providence

Area Code 351/978 - Lowell

Area Code 508/774 - Worcester

Area Code 617/857 - Boston

History of 781

Area Code

The Massachusetts 781 area code was introduced in 1997 for northeastern Massachusetts

Things To Do Near

Area Code 781

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 781 area code (Boston County).

Things to do in Boston, Massachusetts tend to includes Historic Lexington and Concord, Walden Pond State Reservation, Boston Common and Public Garden and much more.

Historic Lexington and Concord

Explore the historic towns of Lexington and Concord, known for their pivotal role in the American Revolutionary War. Visit landmarks like Lexington Green, Old North Bridge, and the Minute Man National Historical Park.

Walden Pond State Reservation

Located in Concord, Walden Pond is famous for its association with transcendentalist writer Henry David Thoreau. Enjoy hiking trails, swimming, and the natural beauty that inspired Thoreau's writings.

Boston Common and Public Garden

In the heart of Boston, these iconic parks offer a peaceful escape. Boston Common is one of the oldest public parks in the U.S., while the Public Garden features scenic paths, swan boats, and the famous "Make Way for Ducklings" statues.


in Boston

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 781 are:

Boston College

Bentley University

Brandeis University

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 781 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 781 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 781 Massachusetts phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 781 number, download Phoner here, select a ‘United States’ number followed by ‘Massachusetts’ 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 Massachusetts local area codes?

You can find the Massachusetts local area codes here.

Can I port my existing 781 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 781 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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