856 Area Code

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New Jersey map showing location of area code 856 within the state

856 Phone Number


New Jersey



Major City:


The 856 area code is in New Jersey, United States.

Area code 856 is in the Eastern time zone (UTC -5).

This area code serves southwest New Jersey and covers Camden, Millville, and Vineland.

Nearby counties:

New Jersey's 856 area code serves the following six counties: Camden County, Gloucester County, Cumberland County, Salem County, Burlington County, and Atlantic County.

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 302 - Delaware

Area Code 215/267/445 - Philadelphia

Area Code 410/443/667 - Baltimore

Area Code 484/610/835 - Allentown

Area Code 609/640 - Trenton

History of 856

Area Code

The New Jersey area code 856 was established June 12, 1999 created from 609.

Things To Do Near

Area Code 856

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 856 area code (Camden County).

Things to do in Camden, New Jersey tend to includes Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial, Camden Waterfront, Walt Whitman House and much more.

Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial

The Battleship New Jersey is a historic naval ship that now serves as a museum and memorial. Visitors can explore the ship's decks, learn about its history, and view exhibits related to naval warfare.

Camden Waterfront

The Camden Waterfront is a scenic area along the Delaware River that offers beautiful views of the Philadelphia skyline. It features attractions like the Adventure Aquarium, Wiggins Park, and the BB&T Pavilion, a concert venue.

Walt Whitman House

The Walt Whitman House is the former residence of the famous American poet Walt Whitman. Visitors can explore the historic house and learn about Whitman's life and work. The house is a designated National Historic Landmark.


in Camden

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 856 are:

Camden County College

Gloucester County College

Rutgers the State University

Thomas Jefferson University

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 856 number with Phoner?

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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 856 New Jersey phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 856 number, download Phoner here, select a ‘United States’ number followed by ‘New Jersey’ 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 New Jersey local area codes?

You can find the New Jersey local area codes here.

Can I port my existing 856 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 856 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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