828 Area Code

Get a Asheville, North Carolina phone number

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North Carolina map showing location of area code 828 within the state

828 Phone Number


North Carolina



Major City:


The 828 area code is in North Carolina, United States.

Area code 828 is in the Eastern time zone (UTC -5).

This area code covers western North Carolina and serves Asheville, Boone, and Hickory

Nearby counties:

North Carolina's 828 area code serves the following counties: Buncombe, Watauga, Catawba, Henderson, Haywood, and Caldwell

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 423 - Chattanooga

Area Code 864 - Greenville

Area Code 865 - Knoxville

Area Code 336/743 - Greensboro

Area Code 704/980 - Charlotte

Area Code 706/762 - Augusta

Area Code 803/839 - Columbia

History of 828

Area Code

The North Carolina 828 area code was introduced in 1998 for western North Carolina

Things To Do Near

Area Code 828

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 828 area code (Asheville County).

Things to do in Asheville, North Carolina tend to includes Blue Ridge Parkway, Biltmore Village (Asheville), Grandfather Mountain and much more.

Blue Ridge Parkway

Drive along the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, known for its breathtaking mountain views, hiking trails, and opportunities to appreciate the beauty of the Appalachian Highlands.

Biltmore Village (Asheville)

Explore Biltmore Village, a charming area near the Biltmore Estate with shops, galleries, and restaurants in a historic setting.

Grandfather Mountain

Visit Grandfather Mountain, an iconic peak with a mile-high swinging bridge, hiking trails, and wildlife habitats. Experience stunning vistas of the surrounding landscape.


in Asheville

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 828 are:

University of North Carolina at Asheville

Appalachian State University

Lenoir-Rhyne University

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 828 number with Phoner?

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For business

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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 828 North Carolina phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 828 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 828 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 828 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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