272 Area Code

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Pennsylvania map showing location of area code 272 within the state

272 Phone Number





Major City:


The 272 area code is in Pennsylvania, United States.

Area code 272 is in the Eastern time zone (UTC -5).

This area code covers northeastern Pennsylvania and serves Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, and the surrounding areas

Nearby counties:

Pennsylvania's 272 area code serves the following counties: Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 585 - Rochester

Area Code 607 - Binghamton

Area Code 845 - New City

Area Code 908 - Elizabeth

Area Code 215/267/445 - Philadelphia

Area Code 223/717 - Lancaster

Area Code 304/681 - West Virginia

Area Code 484/610/835 - Allentown

Area Code 518/838 - Albany

Area Code 582/814 - Erie

Area Code 862/973 - Newark

History of 272

Area Code

The Pennsylvania area code 272 was introduced in 2013 as an overlay for 570.

Things To Do Near

Area Code 272

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 272 area code (Scranton County).

Things to do in Scranton, Pennsylvania tend to includes Ricketts Glen State Park, Steamtown National Historic Site (Scranton), Montage Mountain Resorts (Scranton) and much more.

Ricketts Glen State Park

Explore the natural beauty of Ricketts Glen State Park, known for its waterfalls, hiking trails, and diverse ecosystems. The park provides opportunities for outdoor recreation and photography.

Steamtown National Historic Site (Scranton)

Discover the history of steam railroads at Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton. The site features locomotives, exhibits, and train rides, offering a glimpse into railroading history.

Montage Mountain Resorts (Scranton)

Enjoy outdoor activities at Montage Mountain Resorts, including skiing, snowboarding, and waterpark attractions. The resort provides year-round entertainment.


in Scranton

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 272 are:

University of Scranton

Wilkes University

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 272 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 272 Pennsylvania phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 272 number, download Phoner here, select a ‘United States’ number followed by ‘Pennsylvania’ 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 Pennsylvania local area codes?

You can find the Pennsylvania local area codes here.

Can I port my existing 272 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 272 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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