972 Area Code

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Texas map showing location of area code 972 within the state

972 Phone Number





Major City:


The 972 area code is in Texas, United States.

Area code 972 is in the Central time zone (UTC -6).

This area code covers northern Texas and serves Plano, Richardson, and Frisco

Nearby counties:

Texas's 972 area code serves the same counties as the 214 area code: Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Johnson, and Tarrant

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 254 - Killeen

Area Code 940 - Denton

Area Code 430/903 - Tyler

Area Code 682/817 - Fort Worth

History of 972

Area Code

The Texas 972 area code was introduced in 1996 for northern Texas

Things To Do Near

Area Code 972

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 972 area code (Dallas County).

Things to do in Dallas, Texas tend to includes Dallas Arts District, Klyde Warren Park, Perot Museum of Nature and Science and much more.

Dallas Arts District

Immerse yourself in the Dallas Arts District, one of the largest urban cultural districts in the country. Visit museums like the Dallas Museum of Art and the Nasher Sculpture Center.

Klyde Warren Park

Enjoy outdoor activities at Klyde Warren Park, a vibrant urban park in downtown Dallas. The park offers green spaces, food trucks, and regular events and activities.

Perot Museum of Nature and Science

Explore the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, featuring interactive exhibits on science, technology, and natural history. It's a family-friendly destination with hands-on learning experiences.


in Dallas

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 972 are:

University of Texas at Dallas

Collin College

Southern Methodist University

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

Why do people sign up for a virtual 972 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 972 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 972 Texas phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 972 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 972 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 972 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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