518 Area Code

Get a Albany, New York phone number

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New York map showing location of area code 518 within the state

518 Phone Number


New York



Major City:


The 518 area code is in New York, United States.

Area code 518 is in the Eastern time zone (UTC -5).

This area code covers eastern New York and serves Albany, Schenectady, and Troy

Nearby counties:

New York's 518 area code serves the following counties: Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Warren, and Washington

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 413 - Springfield

Area Code 607 - Binghamton

Area Code 802 - Vermont

Area Code 845 - New City

Area Code 272/570 - Scranton

Area Code 315/680 - Syracuse

Area Code 343/613/753 - Ottawa

Area Code 354/450/579 - Granby

Area Code 468/819/873 - Sherbrooke

Area Code 860/959 - Hartford

History of 518

Area Code

The New York 518 area code was introduced in 1947 for eastern New York

Things To Do Near

Area Code 518

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 518 area code (Albany County).

Things to do in Albany, New York tend to includes Saratoga Springs, Lake George, Albany Institute of History & Art and much more.

Saratoga Springs

Visit Saratoga Springs, known for its historic mineral springs, horse racing, and vibrant downtown. Explore the Saratoga Spa State Park and attend cultural events.

Lake George

Enjoy outdoor recreation at Lake George, a scenic lake surrounded by the Adirondack Mountains. Activities include boating, hiking, and exploring the charming lakeside villages.

Albany Institute of History & Art

Explore the Albany Institute of History & Art, featuring collections of art, artifacts, and exhibits related to the region's cultural heritage.


in Albany

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 518 are:

University at Albany

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Union College

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 518 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 518 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 518 New York phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 518 number, download Phoner here, select a ‘United States’ number followed by ‘New York’ 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 York local area codes?

You can find the New York local area codes here.

Can I port my existing 518 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 518 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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