505 Area Code

Get a Albuquerque, New Mexico phone number

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New Mexico map showing location of area code 505 within the state

505 Phone Number


New Mexico



Major City:


The 505 area code is in New Mexico, United States.

Area code 505 is in the Mountain time zone (UTC -7).

This NM area code serves the northwest portion of the state and includes Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Bernalillo.

Nearby counties:

New Mexico's 505 area code covers all 12 counties in the state, the largest being Bernalillo, Santa Fe, San Juan, Valencia, McKinley Counties.

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 435 - St. George

Area Code 575 - Las Cruces

Area Code 719 - Colorado Springs

Area Code 928 - Yuma

Area Code 970 - Fort Collins

Area Code 303/720/983 - Denver

History of 505

Area Code

The New Mexico area code 505 is one of the original 86 area codes created in 1947 when the North American Numbering Plan was designed. It split with 575 in 2007 to serve the growing population.

Things To Do Near

Area Code 505

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 505 area code (Albuquerque County).

Things to do in Albuquerque, New Mexico tend to includes Old Town Albuquerque, Balloon Fiesta Park, Petroglyph National Monument and much more.

Old Town Albuquerque

This historic district features adobe buildings, shops, galleries, restaurants, and San Felipe de Neri Church, one of the oldest buildings in Albuquerque.

Balloon Fiesta Park

Home to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, the park hosts the world's largest hot air balloon festival every October. Visitors can also explore the Balloon Museum year-round.

Petroglyph National Monument

This park preserves thousands of ancient petroglyphs etched into volcanic rocks, offering hiking trails and a glimpse into the region's Native American history.


in Albuquerque

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 505 are:

College of the Southwest

Eastern New Mexico University

New Mexico Highlands University

New Mexico State University

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 505 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 505 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 505 New Mexico phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 505 number, download Phoner here, select a ‘United States’ number followed by ‘New Mexico’ 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 Mexico local area codes?

You can find the New Mexico local area codes here.

Can I port my existing 505 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 505 number to Phoner. We are working on an automated process, for now please email our support team so they can manually port your number.

Why Use Phoner

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