908 Area Code

Get a Elizabeth, New Jersey phone number

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New Jersey map showing location of area code 908 within the state

908 Phone Number


New Jersey



Major City:


The 908 area code is in New Jersey, United States.

Area code 908 is in the Eastern time zone (UTC -5).

This area code serves the western portion of the state and includes Elizabeth, Linden, and Plainfield.

Nearby counties:

New Jersey's 908 area code serves the following largest counties: Union, Somerset, Hunterdon, Warren, and Morris Counties.

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 845 - New City

Area Code 917 - New York

Area Code 201/551 - Jersey City

Area Code 215/267/445 - Philadelphia

Area Code 272/570 - Scranton

Area Code 347/718/929 - New York

Area Code 484/610/835 - Allentown

Area Code 609/640 - Trenton

Area Code 732/848 - Toms River

Area Code 862/973 - Newark

History of 908

Area Code

The New Jersey area code 908 was introduced in November of 1990, and was created from 201.

Things To Do Near

Area Code 908

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 908 area code (Elizabeth County).

Things to do in Elizabeth, New Jersey tend to includes The Mills at Jersey Gardens, Boxwood Hall, Warinanco Park and much more.

The Mills at Jersey Gardens

This outlet and shopping mall is one of the largest in New Jersey, offering a wide range of stores, restaurants, and entertainment options. It's a popular destination for shopping enthusiasts.

Boxwood Hall

Boxwood Hall is a historic home that once belonged to Elias Boudinot, president of the Continental Congress. The house has ties to important figures from American history and is a National Historic Landmark.

Warinanco Park

A large urban park with walking trails, sports facilities, and a lake, Warinanco Park provides a scenic and recreational escape in the heart of Elizabeth. It's a great spot for picnics, sports, and outdoor activities.


in Elizabeth

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 908 are:

Rockerfeller University

Somerset County College

Union County College

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 908 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 908 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 908 New Jersey phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 908 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 908 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 908 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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