252 Area Code

Get a Greenville, North Carolina phone number

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North Carolina map showing location of area code 252 within the state

252 Phone Number


North Carolina



Major City:


The 252 area code is in North Carolina, United States.

Area code 252 is in the Eastern time zone (UTC -5).

This area code covers eastern North Carolina and serves Greenville, Rocky Mount, and Wilson

Nearby counties:

North Carolina's 252 area code serves the following counties: Pitt, Edgecombe, Nash, Lenoir, Martin, and Beaufort

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 434 - Lynchburg

Area Code 472/910 - Fayetteville

Area Code 757/948 - Virginia Beach

Area Code 843/854 - Charleston

Area Code 919/984 - Raleigh

History of 252

Area Code

The North Carolina 252 area code was introduced in 1998 for eastern North Carolina

Things To Do Near

Area Code 252

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 252 area code (Greenville County).

Things to do in Greenville, North Carolina tend to includes North Carolina Aquarium at Roanoke Island (Manteo), Jockey's Ridge State Park (Nags Head), Elizabethan Gardens (Manteo) and much more.

North Carolina Aquarium at Roanoke Island (Manteo)

Explore marine life and exhibits at the North Carolina Aquarium at Roanoke Island. The aquarium features interactive displays and showcases the diverse ecosystems of the Outer Banks.

Jockey's Ridge State Park (Nags Head)

Visit Jockey's Ridge, the tallest natural sand dune system on the East Coast. Enjoy hang gliding, kite flying, and breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean.

Elizabethan Gardens (Manteo)

Discover the Elizabethan Gardens, a beautiful garden inspired by the Elizabethan era. Stroll through themed gardens, admire the flora, and enjoy seasonal events.


in Greenville

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 252 are:

East Carolina University

Barton College

Nash Community College

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 252 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 252 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 252 North Carolina phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 252 number, download Phoner here, select a ‘United States’ number followed by ‘North Carolina’ 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 North Carolina local area codes?

You can find the North Carolina local area codes here.

Can I port my existing 252 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 252 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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