979 Area Code

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Texas map showing location of area code 979 within the state

979 Phone Number





Major City:

College Station

The 979 area code is in Texas, United States.

Area code 979 is in the Central time zone (UTC -6).

This area code covers southeastern Texas and serves College Station, Bryan, and Brenham

Nearby counties:

Texas's 979 area code serves the following counties: Brazos, Washington, Grimes, Burleson, Leon, and Madison

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 254 - Killeen

Area Code 361 - Corpus Christi

Area Code 409 - Beaumont

Area Code 830 - New Braunfels

Area Code 936 - Conroe

Area Code 956 - Laredo

Area Code 281/346/713/832 - Houston

Area Code 430/903 - Tyler

Area Code 512/737 - Austin

History of 979

Area Code

The Texas 979 area code was introduced in 2000 for southeastern Texas

Things To Do Near

Area Code 979

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 979 area code (College Station County).

Things to do in College Station, Texas tend to includes George Bush Presidential Library and Museum (College Station), Texas A&M University (College Station), Lake Bryan and much more.

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum (College Station)

Explore the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, featuring exhibits on the life and presidency of George H.W. Bush.

Texas A&M University (College Station)

Visit Texas A&M University, known for its traditions, historic campus, and Aggie spirit.

Lake Bryan

Enjoy outdoor activities at Lake Bryan, including boating, fishing, and recreational amenities.


in College Station

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 979 are:

Texas A&M University

Blinn College

Sam Houston State University

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

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For business

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For marketing purpose

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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 979 Texas phone number?

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What are the other Texas local area codes?

You can find the Texas local area codes here.

Can I port my existing 979 number to Phoner?

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