862 Area Code

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New Jersey map showing location of area code 862 within the state

862 Phone Number


New Jersey



Major City:


The 862 area code is in New Jersey, United States.

Area code 862 is in the Eastern time zone (UTC -5).

This area code serves northern New Jersey and includes Newark, Clifton, East Orange, Passaic, and Paterson.

Nearby counties:

New Jersey's 862 area code serves the following six counties: Essex County, Passaic County, Morris County, Sussex County, Hudson County, and Union County.

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 845 - New City

Area Code 908 - Elizabeth

Area Code 917 - New York

Area Code 201/551 - Jersey City

Area Code 272/570 - Scranton

Area Code 347/718/929 - New York

History of 862

Area Code

The New Jersey area code 862 was created on December 29, 2001, serving as an overlay to 973.

Things To Do Near

Area Code 862

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 862 area code (Newark County).

Things to do in Newark, New Jersey tend to includes Newark Museum, Branch Brook Park, New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) and much more.

Newark Museum

The Newark Museum is the state's largest museum, featuring a diverse collection of art, science, and natural history exhibits. Highlights include American and international art, a planetarium, and a Tibetan art collection.

Branch Brook Park

Known for its stunning cherry blossom display in spring, Branch Brook Park is the nation's first county park and covers a large area in Newark. Visitors can enjoy walking trails, lakes, and the historic Essex County Cherry Blossom Welcome Center.

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)

NJPAC is one of the largest performing arts centers in the United States. It hosts a variety of performances, including concerts, theater productions, and dance performances. The venue is a cultural hub in Newark.


in Newark

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 862 are:

Bloomfield College

Caldwell College

Drew University

Montclair State University

Seton Hall University

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 862 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 862 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 862 New Jersey phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 862 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 862 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 862 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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