517 Area Code

Get a Lansing, Michigan phone number

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Michigan map showing location of area code 517 within the state

517 Phone Number





Major City:


The 517 area code is in Michigan, United States.

Area code 517 is in the Eastern time zone (UTC -5).

This area code covers south-central Michigan and serves Lansing, Jackson, and East Lansing

Nearby counties:

Michigan's 517 area code serves the following counties: Ingham, Jackson, Eaton, Clinton, Calhoun, and Shiawassee

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 260 - Fort Wayne

Area Code 269 - Kalamazoo

Area Code 616 - Grand Rapids

Area Code 734 - Ann Arbor

Area Code 810 - Flint

Area Code 989 - Saginaw

Area Code 248/947 - Troy

Area Code 419/567 - Toledo

History of 517

Area Code

The Michigan 517 area code was introduced in 1947 for south-central Michigan

Things To Do Near

Area Code 517

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 517 area code (Lansing County).

Things to do in Lansing, Michigan tend to includes Michigan State Capitol, Potter Park Zoo, Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum and much more.

Michigan State Capitol

Explore the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing, a historic building with impressive architecture. Take guided tours to learn about the state's legislative history.

Potter Park Zoo

Located in Lansing, Potter Park Zoo features a variety of animals and exhibits, including the Discovery Zone for children. It's a family-friendly destination with educational programs.

Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum

The Broad Art Museum in East Lansing is part of Michigan State University. Experience contemporary art exhibitions and architectural innovation in this striking building.


in Lansing

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 517 are:

Michigan State University

Lansing Community College

Jackson College

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 517 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 517 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 517 Michigan phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 517 number, download Phoner here, select a ‘United States’ number followed by ‘Michigan’ 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 Michigan local area codes?

You can find the Michigan local area codes here.

Can I port my existing 517 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 517 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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