401 Area Code

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Rhode Island map showing location of area code 401 within the state

401 Phone Number


Rhode Island



Major City:


The 401 area code is in Rhode Island, United States.

Area code 401 is in the Eastern time zone (UTC -5).

This area code serves the entire state of Rhode Island.

Nearby counties:

Rhode Island's 401 area code serves all the counties of the state. The largest are Providence, Kent, Washington, Bristol, and Newport Counties.

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 339/781 - Boston

Area Code 508/774 - Worcester

Area Code 631/934 - Brentwood

Area Code 860/959 - Hartford

History of 401

Area Code

The Rhode Island area code 401 is one of the original area codes created in 1947 by the North American Numbering Plan Association (NANPA).

Things To Do Near

Area Code 401

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 401 area code (Providence County).

Things to do in Providence, Rhode Island tend to includes The Breakers (Newport), WaterFire Providence, Roger Williams Park Zoo (Providence) and much more.

The Breakers (Newport)

This grand mansion, part of the Newport Mansions, was built as a summer residence for the Vanderbilt family. The Breakers is a symbol of the Gilded Age and is known for its opulent architecture and beautiful gardens.

WaterFire Providence

WaterFire is a unique art installation in downtown Providence where a series of bonfires are lit on the three rivers that pass through the city. The event is accompanied by music and has become a popular cultural experience for both locals and visitors.

Roger Williams Park Zoo (Providence)

One of the oldest zoos in the United States, Roger Williams Park Zoo is home to a diverse collection of animals from around the world. The zoo is known for its conservation efforts and educational programs.


in Providence

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 401 are:

Brown University

Johnson & Wales University

University of Rhode Island

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 401 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 401 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 401 Rhode Island phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 401 number, download Phoner here, select a ‘United States’ number followed by ‘Rhode Island’ 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 Rhode Island local area codes?

You can find the Rhode Island local area codes here.

Can I port my existing 401 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 401 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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