817 Area Code

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Texas map showing location of area code 817 within the state

817 Phone Number





Major City:

Fort Worth

The 817 area code is in Texas, United States.

Area code 817 is in the Central time zone (UTC -6).

This area code covers north-central Texas and serves Fort Worth, Arlington, and North Richland Hills

Nearby counties:

Texas's 817 area code serves the same counties as the 682 area code: Tarrant, Johnson, Parker, Hood, Wise, and Denton

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 254 - Killeen

Area Code 940 - Denton

Area Code 214/469/945/972 - Dallas

Area Code 430/903 - Tyler

History of 817

Area Code

The Texas 817 area code was introduced in 1953 for north-central Texas

Things To Do Near

Area Code 817

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 817 area code (Fort Worth County).

Things to do in Fort Worth, Texas tend to includes Fort Worth Stockyards, Kimbell Art Museum (Fort Worth), Fort Worth Zoo and much more.

Fort Worth Stockyards

Immerse yourself in Western heritage at the Fort Worth Stockyards. Experience cattle drives, visit western shops, and enjoy live entertainment.

Kimbell Art Museum (Fort Worth)

Explore the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, known for its impressive collection of European and Asian art. The museum's architecture is a masterpiece in itself.

Fort Worth Zoo

Visit the Fort Worth Zoo, featuring a diverse range of animals, interactive exhibits, and family-friendly attractions.


in Fort Worth

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 817 are:

Texas Christian University

University of Texas at Arlington

Texas Wesleyan University

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 817 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 817 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 817 Texas phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 817 number, download Phoner here, select a ‘United States’ number followed by ‘Texas’ 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 Texas local area codes?

You can find the Texas local area codes here.

Can I port my existing 817 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 817 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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