956 Area Code

Get a Laredo, Texas phone number

A 956 phone number is related to Laredo, Texas. Phoner: Second Phone Number, allows you to set up multiple phone numbers in minutes for any US area code that you need a number for. With Phoner you use your current mobile device so there’s no need to change your permanent address, purchase a new phone, or carry multiple mobile devices around with you. Perfect for your small business, dating communication, or buying and selling goods online.

Get your new area code 956 phone number today with Phoner on iOS, Android, or desktop. Download and start texting, calling, recording phone calls, or using caller ID lookup.

Texas map showing location of area code 956 within the state

956 Phone Number





Major City:


The 956 area code is in Texas, United States.

Area code 956 is in the Central time zone (UTC -6).

This area code covers southern Texas and serves Laredo, McAllen, and Brownsville

Nearby counties:

Texas's 956 area code serves the following counties: Webb, Hidalgo, Cameron, Starr, Zapata, and Willacy

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 361 - Corpus Christi

Area Code 830 - New Braunfels

Area Code 979 - College Station

History of 956

Area Code

The Texas 956 area code was introduced in 1997 for southern Texas

Things To Do Near

Area Code 956

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 956 area code (Laredo County).

Things to do in Laredo, Texas tend to includes Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park (Mission), Gladys Porter Zoo (Brownsville), South Padre Island and much more.

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park (Mission)

Explore Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, a birdwatcher's paradise with diverse wildlife and scenic landscapes.

Gladys Porter Zoo (Brownsville)

Visit Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, featuring a wide range of animals in naturalistic habitats.

South Padre Island

Relax on the beaches of South Padre Island, known for its beautiful shoreline, water sports, and vibrant nightlife.


in Laredo

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 956 are:

Texas A&M International University, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Texas Southmost College

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 956 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 956 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 956 Texas phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 956 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 956 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 956 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

Phoner allows you to purchase and activate multiple phone numbers across the US without the need for multiple phones. Get a second phone number for area code 956 - whether it’s a business phone number, dating phone number, or a phone number for buying & selling goods on Craigslist, Facebook, eBay. Select the area code 956 and start texting or calling today.