228 Area Code

Get a Gulfport, Mississippi phone number

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Mississippi map showing location of area code 228 within the state

228 Phone Number





Major City:


The 228 area code is in Mississippi, United States.

Area code 228 is in the Central time zone (UTC -6).

This area code covers southern Mississippi and serves Gulfport, Biloxi, and Pascagoula

Nearby counties:

Mississippi's 228 area code serves the following counties: Harrison, Jackson, Hancock, Stone, George, and Pearl River

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 251 - Mobile

Area Code 504 - New Orleans

Area Code 985 - Houma

Area Code 601/769 - Jackson

History of 228

Area Code

The Mississippi 228 area code was introduced in 1997 for southern Mississippi

Things To Do Near

Area Code 228

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 228 area code (Gulfport County).

Things to do in Gulfport, Mississippi tend to includes Biloxi Beach, Beauvoir - Jefferson Davis Home and Presidential Library, Biloxi Lighthouse and much more.

Biloxi Beach

Enjoy the sun, sand, and Gulf of Mexico at Biloxi Beach. Relax on the shores, take a stroll along the coastline, and partake in water activities. The beach is known for its white sand and scenic views.

Beauvoir - Jefferson Davis Home and Presidential Library

Visit Beauvoir, the historic home of Jefferson Davis, the President of the Confederate States of America. Explore the museum, library, and beautifully landscaped grounds while learning about the Civil War era.

Biloxi Lighthouse

Climb to the top of the Biloxi Lighthouse for panoramic views of the Gulf Coast. This iconic landmark, dating back to 1848, offers a glimpse into the maritime history of the region.


in Gulfport

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 228 are:

University of Southern Mississippi - Gulf Park

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

William Carey University

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 228 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 228 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 228 Mississippi phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 228 number, download Phoner here, select a ‘United States’ number followed by ‘Mississippi’ 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 Mississippi local area codes?

You can find the Mississippi local area codes here.

Can I port my existing 228 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 228 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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